Movies like A Return to Salem's Lot

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A Return to Salem's Lot (1987)
 4.3
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A Return to Salem's Lot (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Joe Weber is an anthropologist who takes his son on a trip to the New England town of Salem's Lot unaware that it is populated by vampires. When the inhabitants reveal their secret, they ask Joe to write a bible for them.
Style: humorous, semi serious, surprise ending, psychotronic, offbeat
Plot: vampire, small town, homecoming, teenage life, youth, supernatural, couples, small town life, social relations, teenager, school, jungle, pregnancy, wedding, police, jewish, forest, hostage, female nudity, sex scene, slave, children, running, church, seduction ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, humorous, suspenseful and semi serious films with plots about supernatural, deadly, youth, gory, danger, blood and teenage life mostly in Horror, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like A Return to Salem's Lot: Fright Night 2: New Blood (2013), The Lost Boys (1987), Vampires Anonymous (2003), Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008), Fright Night Part 2 (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fright Night 2: New Blood (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: By day Gerri Dandridge is a sexy professor, but by night she transforms into a real-life vampire with an unquenchable thirst for human blood. So when a group of high school students travel abroad to study in Romania, they find themselves ensnared in ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, vampire hunter, professor, student, vampirism, deadly creature, young heroes, heroes, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), friendship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: romania, bucharest
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The Lost Boys (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires ...
Style: stylized, humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, small town, teenage life, supernatural, gang, goth, brother brother relationship, violence, youth, teenage love, fight to the death, teenage boy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Vampires Anonymous (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A vampire trying to get away from his "eating habits", joins a 12-step program.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat
Plot: vampire, supernatural, silly humor, zombie, small town, satire, sheep, haunted house, vampire slayer, deadly, tied to a chair, bound and gagged ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Lost Boys: The Tribe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The sequel to the 1987 cult hit The Lost Boys takes us to the shady surf city of Luna Bay, California, where vampires quickly dispatch anyone who crosses their path. Into this dark world arrive Chris Emerson (Hilgenbrink) and his younger sister, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, chase, surfing, murder, zombie, crimes, amateur detective, gang, supernatural, heroes, orphan, leadership ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fright Night Part 2 (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After three years of therapy Charley Brewster, now a college student, is convinced that Jerry Dandridge was a serial killer posing as a vampire. But when Regine, a mysterious actress and her entourage move into Peter Vincent's apartment block, ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, vampire, supernatural, zombie, vengeance, werewolf, couples, suburbs, dangerous attraction, love affair, school, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Fright Night (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Nobody believes teenager Charley Brewster (William Ragsdale) when he discovers that his suave new neighbor, Jerry Dandrige (Chris Sarandon), is a vampire. So when the bloodsucker starts stalking Charley, he turns to has-been actor Peter Vincent ...
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, mysterious character, supernatural, small town, youth, teenage life, obsessive quest, violence, neighbor, suburbs, transformation, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, slasher ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: killer child, cult, small town, murder, cornfield, preacher, human sacrifice, good versus evil, sacrifice, isolation, children, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Midnight Hour (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Phil, Melissa, Mitch, Mary, and Vinnie are high school friends, who unwittingly raise the dead on Halloween night. Once the dead have returned, Pitchford Cove will never be the same again....or will it?
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, zombie, prank, cemetery, halloween party, disorder, chaos, silly humor, rivalry, supernatural, dangerous animal, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Red Snow (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A struggling vampire romance novelist must defend herself against real-life vampires during Christmas in Lake Tahoe.
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, disturbing, scary, humorous ...
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, christmas, supernatural, supernatural power, good versus evil, fear, evil, rescue, bat, christmas eve, decapitation ...
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The Stuff (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Weird yummy goo erupts from the earth and is discovered by a couple of miners. They taste it and decide to market it because it tastes so good. The American public literally eats up the new dessert sensation now known as the Stuff but, ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, parody, satirical, absurd ...
Plot: zombie, addiction, secret, advertising, rivalry, campaign, discovery, chaos and mayhem, investigation, scientist, brainwashing, transformation ...
Time: 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Vampire's Kiss (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A publishing executive is visited and bitten by a vampire and starts exhibiting erratic behavior. He pushes his secretary to extremes as he tries to come to terms with his affliction. The vampire continues to visit and drink his blood, and as his ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, absurd, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: vampire, hallucination, insanity, mental illness, supernatural, losing-it hero, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, delusion, nightclub, psychology, character study ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, semi serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked killer, murder, serial killer, small town, psychopath, journalism, halloween, insanity, satire, violence, killing spree, maniac ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Beware: Children at Play (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Parents are in a panic as their children mysteriously disappear. Little do they know that the only thing worse than their children disappearing would be them coming back. After the youngsters of Tromaville fall under the ruthless control of a cult ...
Style: slasher, epic, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, social relations, toxic, psychopath, religions or cults, crimes, escapades, supernatural, mentally unstable, mischievous children, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cold Hearts (1999)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A quiet town in New Jersey possesses a dark secret. Viktoria has given her life and soul to the ways of the vampire...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Summer of Blood (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Lousy lover and egocentric Eric Sparrow is dumped by his girlfriend after rejecting her marital proposal. After a few failed dates his luck turns when a chance encounter with a vampire turns him into a sex god.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspense, captivating, realistic ...
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Fright Night (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A teenager suspects his new neighbour is a vampire. Unable to convince anyone, he tries to enlist the help of a self-proclaimed vampire hunter and magician in this remake of the 1985 comedy-horror classic.
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, gothic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Mary Lou, the prom queen burned to death by her boyfriend back in the fifties, has escaped from hell and is once again walking the hallways of Hamilton High School, looking for blood. She chooses as her escort in world of the living Alex, an average ...
Style: slasher, humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s, year 1957
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Riding around on their motorbikes, a gang of tough women bikers are the only thing that stands between a crowd of zombies, which have been accidentally let out of their secure cave, and those still alive in the town.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, slasher, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Howling VI: The Freaks (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
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Duration: 100 min.
Story: A villainous carnival owner traps a young werewolf to include in his growing menagerie of inhuman exhibits
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The pupils at a high school next to a nuclear power plant start acting and looking strange after buying contaminated drugs from a plant worker.
Style: humorous, not serious, semi serious, slasher, splatter ...
Audience: teens
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Night Fangs (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two Art Teachers are obsessed with eternal youth. Somehow they manage to get Elizabeth Bathory's diary. Soon, they start to practice bloody rituals that end up unleashing hell on earth. Two lesbian art teachers obsessed with eternal youth have ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, scary, sexual
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Freaks of Nature (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the town of Dillford, humans, vampires and zombies were all living in peace - until the alien apocalypse arrived. Now three teenagers-one human, one vampire, and one zombie-have to team up to figure out how to get rid of the visitors.
Style: humorous, semi serious, parody, funny, scary ...
Audience: teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 18th century
Place: usa, california
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37%
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Christine (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, macabre ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, captivating, biting ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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36%
Full Moon High (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A teenager (Adam Arkin) becomes a werewolf after a family vacation in Transylvania.
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, psychotronic, parody ...
Audience: teens
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Frostbitten (2006)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
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Duration: 98 min.
Story: Vampires terrorize a city in Norrbotten, Sweden.
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, intense, exciting ...
Audience: teens
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35%
Bride of Chucky (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil doll, supernatural, murder, serial killer, goth, good versus evil, teenage life, dark humor, supernatural ability, homicidal maniac, wedding, on the run ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Vamp U (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Wayne Gretzky (no relation) is a vampire who can't grow his teeth. His impotence began when he inadvertently killed Mary Lipinsky, the love of his life, 300 years ago. To take his mind off the pain, he teaches college history - who better? ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, bleak, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, youth, haunted by the past, violence spree, power relations, supernatural, college, teachers and students, murder, graphic violence, camp, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cheerleader Camp (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alison follows her friends to a summer camp for cheerleaders. But she is having bad nightmares. Her boyfriend has followed her to the camp but he seems to be more interested in the other girls, girls who sooner or later are found brutally murdered. ...
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Audience: teens
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Feast II: Sloppy Seconds (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The monsters have made it into a small neighboring town in the middle of nowhere and the locals have to band with the survivors of the bar' slaughter to figure out how to survive.
Style: scary, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: heist, crimes, small town life, chaos and mayhem, social relations, survival, supernatural, deadly creature, rescue, on the run, gang, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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