Movies like The Boogey Man

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The Boogey Man (1980)
 4.5
 3K
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, evil, fear, nightmare, murder, danger, gory, knife murder, 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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Most similar movies to The Boogey Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about danger, deadly, murder, supernatural, vengeance, gory and violence mostly in Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Boogey Man: Revenge of the Boogeyman (1983), The Amityville Horror (1979), Don't Go in the House (1979), Amityville II: The Possession (1982), Amityville: It's About Time (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, hollywood, gory, slasher, supernatural, danger, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
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95%
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, rough, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, family in danger, murder, paranormal, haunted, indian burial ground, mystery, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: disco, serial killer, slasher, murder, abusive mother, revenge, sadism, dancing, burn victim, psychotic, maniac, flamethrower ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico, USA, Italy
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, evil, demon, exorcism, house, poltergeist, demonic possession, abusive father, child abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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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, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, gory, supernatural, slasher, serial killer, vengeance, supernatural ability, estate, suburbs, domestic disturbance, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, evil, shotgun, photographer, haunted house, vengeance, gory, chaos and mayhem, religion and supernatural, murder, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: witch hunt, revenge, curse, witch, small town, feminism, reincarnation, vengeance, gory, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.7
 16K
Inferno (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 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, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, mad scientist, zombie, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, insanity, husband wife relationship, gore ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, panic, social worker, attic, investigation, missing child, mystery, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, supernatural, gory, vengeance, killer, curse, afterlife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, teenage life, high school, gory, back from the dead, teenager, fear, dreams, burned alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: vampire, ghost, anthology, murder, domestic disturbance, family in danger, destiny, danger, strangulation, supernatural, mysterious character, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 11K
The Funhouse (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rebellious teen Amy defies her parents by going to a trashy carnival that has pulled into town. In tow are her boyfriend, Buzz, and their friends Liz and Richie. Thinking it would be fun to spend the night in the campy "Funhouse" horror ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, carnival, mask, violence, axe, crimes, halloween, danger, deadly, youth, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 1K
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, scary, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: revenge, farm, small town, murder, paralysis, domestic disturbance, gory, vengeance, vigilantism, crime, violence spree, sexual abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 ⇓
49%
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, anthology, cat, hallucination, photographer, gory, ghost, vengeance, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 22K
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, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, murder, slasher, serial killer, shyness, psychopath, violence, camp, water skiing, teenage life, knife murder, mystery killer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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, reporter, murder, evil, gory, murder of a policewoman, slasher, good versus evil, ghost, drugs/alcohol, deadly creature, supernatural ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 8K
The Sentinel (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, model, demon, hell, murder, supernatural, police detective, supernatural ability, secret society, domestic disturbance, investigation, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Amityville Dollhouse (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A dollhouse that is a replica of the infamous Amityville haunted house is given to a little girl. Soon after, all sorts of horrible unexplained accidents start to happen. The family must work together to fight off the terrifying evil that has ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, dollhouse, missing child, supernatural, supernatural ability, domestic disturbance, afterlife, zombie, curses spells and rituals, family in danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sorority House Massacre (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A little girl's brother kills the whole family but her (she escapes by hiding in the basement). He is committed, and she grows up with a new family, eventually going to college, where she joins a sorority. Due to a memory block, she ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, college, murder, sorority, hospital, escaped mental patient, hiding, serial killer, gory, knife murder, psychic power, mental institution ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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 ⇓
45%
 6.6
 65K
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, murder, mask, sheriff, small town, gory, stalking, obsession, knife murder, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.5
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The Fear (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, mannequin, slasher, gory, danger, theme park, deadly, deadly creature, stalking, haunted by the past, mental illness, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.8
 18K
Salem's Lot (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 187 min.
Story: Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, murder, good versus evil, ghost, supernatural, mysterious character, house, hometown, return, mystery, supernatural ability ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, dangerous animal, gory, wilderness, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.6
 13K
The Entity (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Barbara Hershey stars as Carla Moran, a hard-working single mother until the night she is raped in her bedroom by someone - or something - that she cannot see. Despite skeptical psychiatrists, she is repeatedly attacked in her car, in the bath, and ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, rape, ghost, sexual abuse, single parent, good versus evil, serial killer, invisibility, vengeance, haunted, evil spirit, psychological thriller ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, collector, family in danger, danger, inheritance, machine, violence, ghosts, gory, survival, estate ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%