Movies like The Boogey Man

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The Boogey Man (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, bleak, rough, light, bloody ...
Plot: vengeance, knife murder, evil, nightmare, fear, murder, danger, gory, supernatural, ghost, family in danger, haunted by the past, deadly, rivalry, family problems, mute or deaf, domestic disturbance, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, crimes, revenge, death, blood, psychiatrist ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, gory, crimes, death and violence mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like The Boogey Man: Revenge of the Boogeyman (1983), And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973), The Devonsville Terror (1983), Inferno (1980), Don't Go in the House (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Revenge of the Boogeyman (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Part two takes place in Hollywood, where survivor Lacey is staying with friends to recover from her trauma. Through long and extremely detailed flashbacks, Lacey tells the story about the murderous spirit in the little piece of mirror to befriended ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, dark
Plot: garage, evil, murder, filmmaking, ghost, gory, hollywood, slasher, supernatural, danger, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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95%
And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the late 18th century, two newlyweds move into the stately mansion of husband Charles Fengriffen. The bride, Catherine, falls victim to a curse placed by a wronged servant on the Fengriffen family and all its descendants.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, gloomy
Plot: ghost, supernatural, rape, haunted house, curse, possession, gory, mysterious character, old house, supernatural ability, palaces castles and temples, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Devonsville Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Worley investigates a 300-year-old witch's curse in the New England town of Devonsville. Three liberated, assertive women move into town, which angers the bigoted, male-dominated town fathers. One of the women is a reincarnation of the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: revenge, witch hunt, curse, witch, small town, feminism, reincarnation, gory, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.7
 15K
Inferno (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young man returns from Rome to his sister's satanic New York apartment house.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: witch, college, murder, gory, danger, serial killer, slasher, supernatural, supernatural ability, mystery, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Don't Go in the House (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As a child, Donald was tormented by his mother who used fire as a punishment. Now a deranged adult, Donald stalks women at clubs, then takes them home where he kills them with a flamethrower.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: abusive mother, disco, serial killer, slasher, murder, burn victim, psychotic, maniac, old house, flamethrower, dancing, sadism ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, indian burial ground, family in danger, island, axe, supernatural, newspaper article, mystery, curses spells and rituals, exorcist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Lutz family have managed to flee their home with their lives intact, but before them, another family lived in this house and were caught up in the original evil who weren't so lucky...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, haunted house, dysfunctional family, sex, child abuse, exorcism, church, evil, demonic possession, poltergeist, house, demon ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Amityville: A New Generation (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When young photographer Keyes (Ross Partridge) snaps a picture of a mysterious homeless man the subject insists he take a dark yet strangely beautiful antique mirror. Back at Keyes' home, the demonic forces of the infamous Long Island ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, photographer, evil, shotgun, haunted house, vengeance, gory, chaos and mayhem, religion and supernatural, murder, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Axe (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 65 min.
Story: A group of three criminals on the run from the law, go about terrorizing the local townsfolk of a small community, before descending on an isolated farm which is home to a young girl named Lisa and her paralyzed grandfather. After being sexually ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: revenge, farm, small town, murder, paralysis, domestic disturbance, gory, vengeance, vigilantism, crime, violence spree, sexual abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: domestic disturbance, vampire, family in danger, danger, ghost, anthology, murder, destiny, strangulation, supernatural, mysterious character, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, gory, supernatural, slasher, serial killer, vengeance, supernatural ability, estate, domestic disturbance, suburbs, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Zombie Nation (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A psycho cop with a weakness for killing his female arrests gets what's coming to him when a pack of zombie women rise from their graves in order to get proper revenge.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, zombie, gory, vengeance, afterlife, plague, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, rivalry, supernatural, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Slayer (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Siblings, Eric & his surreal artist sister Kay, her doctor husband David, her sister-in-law Brooke along with pilot Marsh become stranded on a rugged isle face off against a supernatural beast drawn to Kay who dreams of its killings.
Style: serious, suspenseful, surreal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: island, beach, slasher, murder, mystery killer, unknown killer, slasher killer, fear, death, artist, violence, evil ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.
Style: scary, rough, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, urban legend, murder, serial killer, ghost, hook, gory, vengeance, killer, curse, supernatural, afterlife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Haunted Forest (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Indian descendent Sean comes to a forest with his friends Josh and Flipp trying to find the track to a mysterious cursed tree and a secret burial ground.
Style: serious, scary, tense, atmospheric, offbeat
Plot: ghost, gory, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, missing person, crimes, danger, deadly, rivalry, supernatural, deadly creature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Boo (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The friends Emmett, Freddy, Marie, Kevin and his reluctant girlfriend Jessie decide to spend the Halloween night in an abandoned hospital. Meanwhile, the younger Allan meets the old friend of his father Arlo Ray Baines and asks him to help to find ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mysterious character, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, psychopath, danger, youth, ghost, hospital, mental institution, teenage life, college, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, panic, missing child, social worker, attic, investigation, curses spells and rituals, mystery, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four backpackers decide to take a hike in the mountains of Utah. But within the woods lurks a killer. But who...or what...is it? The lazy local sheriff blames bears. But the escalating body count seems to point to a human killer. Ignoring the ...
Style: offbeat, serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, violence, stalking, vengeance, murder, psychopath, danger, gory, dangerous animal, wilderness, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Nightmare (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Plot: slasher, murder, knife murder, serial killer, gore, violence, nightmare, psychopath, stalking, gory, family in danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: florida, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, violence, murder, cat, anthology, hallucination, photographer, gory, ghost, vengeance, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: disturbing, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, summer camp, psychopath, teenage life, crimes, knife murder, mystery killer, danger, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: rough, serious, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: small town, gore, ghost, maniac, vengeance, gory, deadly creature, slasher, zombie, serial killer, murder, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pinhead is trapped in a sculpture and fortunately for him the sculpture is bought by a young playboy who owns his own night club. Pinhead busies himself escaping by getting the playboy to lure victims to his presence so he can use their blood. Once ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, murder of a policewoman, reporter, murder, evil, gory, slasher, good versus evil, ghost, deadly creature, drugs/alcohol, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Doctor Dracula (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An evil hypnotist puts a beautiful woman under his spell.
Style: serious, rough, scary
Plot: vampire, supernatural, ghost, nightclub, mysterious character, supernatural ability, zombie, good versus evil, obsessive quest, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, sinister ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, investigation, vengeance, supernatural ability, suburbs, good versus evil, supernatural ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, miami, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Tales from the Crypt (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Five people find themselves in a tomb. The Crypt keeper explains why they are there through a series of frightening stories. Based on the classic comic book.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, anthology, murder, santa claus, christmas, afterlife, psychopath, gory, vengeance, verbal byplay, ghost, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surreal, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, teenage life, creep, serial killer, high school, boiler room, booby trap, dream, alcoholic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Death Bed: The Bed That Eats (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: At the edge of a grand estate, near a crumbling old mansion lies a strange stone building with just a single room. In the room there lies a bed. Born of demonic power, the bed seeks the flesh, blood and life essence of unwary travelers… Three ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, estate, knife, in the woods, gory, supernatural ability, zombie, palaces castles and temples, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, haunted house, mad scientist, gore, slasher, serial killer, ghost, supernatural, gory, psychopath, axe, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 60K
Halloween II (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, knife murder, murder, mask, sheriff, small town, gory, stalking, obsession, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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