Movies like Carny 2009

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Carny (2009)
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Carny (2009)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a traveling carnival comes to a rural Nebraska town, the caged attraction everyone is talking about is the alleged Jersey Devil. When the beast escapes, tearing the citizens to shreds, local sheriff Sam Atlas steps up to form a tracking team. But the carnivorous fugitive is only one of Sam’s problems. The local pastor, enraged by the death of his son at the hands of the beast, has plans for igniting his own brand of hellfire and revenge.
Style: exciting, scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, dangerous animal, legends and myths, danger, chaos and mayhem, gory, clergy, small town, escapades, deadly, sheriff, carnival, crimes, small town life, countryside, disorder, crime gone awry, deadly creature, fortune teller, religious fanatic, gore, creature feature, multiple murder, serial killer
Place: usa, nebraska

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and exciting films with plots about danger, deadly, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, dangerous animal and survival mostly in Horror, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Carny: Rise of the Gargoyles (2009), Rats (2003), Bats (1999), Beneath Loch Ness (2001), Triassic Attack (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Rise of the Gargoyles (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Workers involuntarily release a gargoyle that proceeds to behead those who took her eggs (and some who didn't!).
Style: suspenseful, scary, gothic, serious
Plot: crimes, supernatural, church, ancient mystery, danger, curses spells and rituals, escapades, deadly, deadly creature, imaginary, chaos, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 3.5
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Rats (2003)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Brookedale Psychiatric Hospital is a crumbling institution which barely has enough money to remain open. Formerly a prison, it sits atop a warren of tunnels and sewage system viaducts. But Brookdale has a secret - a secret known by only one ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: mental institution, dangerous animal, survival, experiment gone awry, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, disorder, working undercover, escapades, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.0
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Bats (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Genetically mutated bats escape and it's up to a bat expert and the local sheriff to stop them.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: bat, small town, mutation, survival, supernatural, save the day, danger, dangerous animal, deadly, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Beneath Loch Ness (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A scientific expedition to Loch Ness runs into trouble when the group leader is killed in a mysterious diving accident. Soon after, when the unorthodox Professor Howell shows up to take over as leader of the group, more strange incidents and attacks ...
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lake, supernatural, deadly creature, dangerous animal, obsessive quest, danger, adventure, chaos and mayhem, mad scientist, deadly, legends and myths, young heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Triassic Attack (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Native American owner of a kitschy roadside museum accidentally brings to life three dinosaur fossils. Now really annoyed, the giant dinos wreak havoc on the small town and the local university.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, fossil, escapades, save the day, heroes, small town, deadly creature, survival, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, danger, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Manticore (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Commandos in Iraq looking for terrorists find a man-eating monster instead.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, scary, psychotronic
Plot: survival, military, iraq war, danger, daring rescue, soldier, escapades, deadly creature, imaginary, supernatural, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iraq
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Unseen Evil (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of hikers led by a college professor are searching the woods for an ancient Indian burial mound. When they discover a likely site, three members of the group reveal themselves to be grave looters, and tie up the others so they can keep the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, crime gone awry, rivalry, escapades, deadly, gory, betrayal, alien, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Swamp Devil (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: SWAMP DEVIL is the story of young Melanie Blaime (played by Cindy Sampson) and her father Howard (portrayed by the venerable Bruce Dern). After a long estrangement from her father for reasons not entirely clear, Melanie returns to her childhood home ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, tense
Plot: murder, small town, supernatural, dangerous animal, danger, mutant, vengeance, teenage life, family life, deadly, on the run, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Biohazard: Patient Zero (2012)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Two young scientists are swept up in a government plot to suppress the truth about a biological disaster at a genetic research facility.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Plot: survival, danger, chaos, supernatural, deadly, escapades, experiment gone awry, conspiracy, scientist, crimes, gory, zombie ...
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Webs (2003)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Richard Greico leads a team of electrical workers who stumble across a terrifying parallel universe. While investigating a strange power source in an abandoned building, the workers find themselves sucked into an underworld teeming with massive, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.1
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Maneater (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a dismembered body is found in the Appalachian Mountains, a county Sheriff is shocked to discover that the predator is a six-hundred pound Bengal tiger.
Style: suspenseful, serious, disturbing, suspense
Plot: tiger, small town, animal attack, dangerous animal, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, animal life, hunter, crimes, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Snakehead Terror (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A small town, desperate to recover from hard economic times, is under threat when voracious Snakehead fish mutate and survive previous lake chemical poisonings. The fish transform from pests to predators when human growth hormones are dumped into ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, escapades, survival, isolation, experiment gone awry, small town life, disorder, animal life, chaos, danger, deadly, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.5
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Banshee!!! (2008)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of college friends on a spring break camping trip are stalked and slashed by an unknown creature with the ability to make them hallucinate through sound waves. The survivors hold up refuge in an isolated farmhouse, cut off from all ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.4
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Skeeter (1993)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: As the result of a corrupt businessman's illegal toxic waste dumping, a small desert town is beset by a deadly swarm of huge bloodthirsty mutant mosquitoes!
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, cult film
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Caved In (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An extreme adventure tour group headed by deep caving expert John Palmer descends into a 2000 Ft abandoned salt mine , that was mysteriously closed down years ago after an unexplained disaster trapped all of the miners . They prepare for rock slides ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Basilisk: The Serpent King (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Duration: 88 min.
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Snow Shark: Ancient Snow Beast (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Story: 12 years ago during a scientific expedition 3 animal biologists stumbled upon a great discovery that ended in tragedy. Whatever killed them has awoken and now the legend of the Ancient Snow Beast could prove to be more than just a legend.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Gargoyle's Revenge (2004)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Romania, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two CIA agents are sent to Bucharest, Romania to solve a high profile kidnapping. But what they discover is something inexplicable. An evil gargoyle, once thought dead and banished forever, has returned with a vengeance.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, scary, exciting
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, romania, bucharest
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Boogens (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Otherworldly creatures inhabit the bootleg tunnels underneath a small town mining community, and they kill any of the townsfolk who invade their home.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Apocalypse Z (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A bacteriological weapon developed by the US Government to create a super soldier - spreads an epidemic in a quiet little town in the middle of Eastern Europe. All citizens have been turned into infected zombies. The plan is to bring an atomic bomb ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic, rough
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Supercroc (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A team of soldiers must stop a giant, bloodthirsty crocodile from reaching a nearby city, while trying to avoid being a meal for the beast themselves.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: soldier, crocodile, deadly creature, save the day, supernatural, danger, race against time, escapades, military, deadly, creature feature, city ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 2.8
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Raptor (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When a series of unexplained vicious animal attacks strikes his community, Sheriff Jim Tanner and his assistant Barbara trace them back to a Dr. Hyde, a former military researcher whose government funding for a dinosaur cloning project was cut. When ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, survival, crimes, dangerous animal, rescue, deadly creature, heroes, danger, race against time, deadly, disorder, small town life ...
Time: prehistory
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Jinn (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From the beginning, stories of angels and men have captured our imaginations and have been etched into our history crossing all boundaries of culture, religion, and time. These two races have dominated the landscape of modern mythology for countless ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Knight of the Dead (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
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Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, scary, stylized ...
Plot: zombie, plague, supernatural, survival, heroes, clergy, rivalry, danger, deadly, escapades, gory, holy grail ...
Time: middle ages
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.3
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Spiders 3D (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After a Soviet space station crashes into a New York City subway tunnel, a species of venomous spiders is discovered, and soon they mutate to gigantic proportions and wreak havoc on the city. Starring Patrick Muldoon, Christa Campbell, directed by ...
Style: serious, exciting, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Beyond Loch Ness (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: James Murphey is a rugged cryptozoologist, who thirty years earlier, during a trip to Loch Ness, Scotland, had a fatal encounter with the fabled "Nessie" creature that killed his father, and left James with deep facial scar. Twenty years ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Scorpius Gigantus (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Geneticist seeks to make a name for herself by saving the planet from disease by using eons-old antibodies, harvested from enlarged six legged creatures. The creatures don't like being big and escape. Send for help.
Style: suspenseful, serious, humorous, suspense, scary ...
Plot: deadly creature, danger, rivalry, experiment gone awry, deadly, chases and races, supernatural, escapades, heroes, mutant, disorder, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
River of Darkness (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When brutal murdering starts in a small riverside town, the sheriff must investigate and face the horrific past.
Style: rough, bleak, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, crimes, social misfits, danger, gory, chaos and mayhem, small town, sheriff, river ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.9
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Black Swarm (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The widow, Deputy Sheriff Jane Kozik, moves from Manhattan to Black Stone, New York, with her daughter Kelsey Kozik. There she expects to find a safe place to live. The day after moving, a homeless man is found dead in the tool shed of Jane's ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After chomping through the fish population, thousands of starved lampreys begin attacking the citizens of a sleepy lake town, and the community scrambles to stay alive.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, absurd, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, rescue, danger, dangerous animal, lake, social relations, small town, husband wife relationship, underwater scene, gory, lake or river, river ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
43%