Movies like Patrick 1978

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Patrick (1978)
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Patrick (1978)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A comatose hospital patient harasses and kills though his powers of telekinesis to claim his private nurse as his own.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film, suspense
Plot: hospital, supernatural, telekinesis, coma, crimes, serial killer, vengeance, ghost, psychopath, misfit, supernatural ability, stalking, fall in love, mentally unstable, love affair, experiment gone awry, danger, social misfits, isolation, doctors and patients, gory, deadly, witnessing a crime, rivalry, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, italy, europe, melbourne australia

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Most similar movies to Patrick

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and psychotronic films with plots about deadly, crimes, danger, serial killer, supernatural, slasher and gory mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like Patrick: Two Evil Eyes (1990), The Burning (1981), Nightmare Castle (1965), The Sickhouse (2008), Halloween II (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: anthology, suspenseful, scary, rough, stylized ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, greed, violence, ghost, rivalry, investigation, photographer, hallucination, nightmare, cat ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: pittsburgh, new york, america
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95%
 6.4
 16K
The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stalking, slasher, murder, camp, serial killer, summer camp, prank, violence, burned alive, youth, danger, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Nightmare Castle (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A woman and her lover are tortured and killed by her sadistic husband. The pair return from the grave to seek vengeance.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, gothic, serious ...
Plot: gothic horror, supernatural, ghost, rivalry, murder, infidelity, mad scientist, possessed woman, experiment gone awry, obsession, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Sickhouse (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Terror lurks in the old orphanage, beneath a disused London hospital - a Seventeeth Century malevolence, the Plague Doctor, has returned to complete his evil masterpiece
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, plague, hospital, deadly, danger, mad scientist, curses spells and rituals, crimes, reincarnation, supernatural ability, supernatural, archaeologist ...
Time: 17th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 6.5
 76K
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: psycho film, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, mask, slasher, serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, graphic violence, stalking, small town, obsession, sheriff ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.5
 6K
Asylum (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, anthology, disturbing ...
Plot: mental institution, objects come to life, murder, supernatural, serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, mind game, haunted by the past, vengeance, missing person, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
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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, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.4
 122
Pink Eye (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Pink Eye is set in a small town in upstate New York, at a prison-like, dilapidated insane asylum where secret drug testing has gone inexplicably wrong. Patients are dying in sick and twisted ways and those who survive are becoming raging, homicidal ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, vengeance, experiment gone awry, survival, supernatural, psychopath, gory, doctors and patients, mentally unstable, deadly, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, mysterious character, danger, haunted by the past, ghost, deadly, mental institution, human experiment, supernatural, violence, childhood trauma, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Horror High (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A nerdy high school super whiz experiments with a chemical which will transform his guinea pig "Mr. Mumps" from a gentle pet into a ravenous monster. In a fit of rage against his tormentors at the high school, Vernon Potts goes on a ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: slasher, murder, high school, experiment gone awry, school, investigation, rivalry, disfigurement, bullying, revenge, potion, transformation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.4
 2K
The Dead Pit (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A renegade doctor is shot dead and entombed with his fiendish experiments in the basement of an abandoned wing of a mental hospital. Twenty years later, a mysterious woman is admitted with amnesia, and her arrival is marked by an earthquake - which ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, cult film ...
Plot: mental institution, zombie, supernatural, doctors and patients, danger, confined, hospital, memory loss, mental illness, vengeance, gory, chaos ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An 18-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and decides to have a slumber party. Meanwhile, a mass murderer with a propensity for power tools has escaped from prison, and eventually makes his way to the party where the guests ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, high school, psychopath, neighbor, slumber party, gory, killing spree, crimes, youth, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.4
 2K
Dead Mary (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During a fun-filled getaway at a remote lake, teenager Kim (Dominique Swain) and her friends unwittingly unleash a murderous spirit when they make the mistake of playing the game 'Dead Mary' in this horror story. The body count rises as ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, youth, urban legend, psychopath, survival, ghost, buddies, supernatural ability, mind game, danger, slasher, zombie ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Confessional (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A troubled young girl goes to confession at the local church. Unfortunately, the sexually frustrated priest she confesses to becomes obsessed with her. At first, the priest stalks the girl, but later it is revealed that he will stop at nothing, ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: church, murder, serial killer, psychopath, confession, priest, crime, law enforcement, crimes, clergy, deadly, society ...
Time: 70s
⇓ 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, rough, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, slasher, fear, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare comes true, teenage life, back from the dead, teenager, high school, sleeping, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Werewolf Woman (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman has dreams that she is a werewolf so she goes out and finds men. She proceeds to have sex with them and then rip their throats out with her teeth. She eventually falls in love but then she is raped and her lover is murdered so she goes out ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, captivating, psychotronic
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, transformation, rape, human becoming an animal, fall in love, deadly creature, human becomes animal, reincarnation, rivalry, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cop chases two hippies suspected of a series of Manson family-like murders; unbeknown to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh after government officials conduct pest control experiments using ...
Style: cult film, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hippie, zombie, countryside, morgue, slasher, investigation, danger, gas station, hospital, murder, contamination, ultrasound ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.2
 227
Slaughtered (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Everyone's getting slaughtered in the pub tonight!
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, bar, danger, captivity, deadly, confined, zombie, death, violence, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Scream Bloody Murder (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disturbed boy kills his father with his farm tractor and his arm is mangled in the process. He's taken to a mental hospital where he's outfitted with a hook to replace his lost hand and, years later, he's eventually released from ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, offbeat, scary, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, slasher, mentally unstable, prostitute, psychopath, hospital, murder, dismemberment, stepfather, tractor, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Legend of Hell House (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A team consisting of a physicist, his wife, a young female psychic and the only survivor of the previous visit are sent to the notorious Hell House to prove/disprove survival after death. Previous visitors have either been killed or gone mad, and it ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, gothic, tense ...
Plot: isolation, haunted house, ghost, afterlife, supernatural, mystery, investigation, danger, paranormal investigation, legends and myths, psychic, good versus evil ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Blood and Lace (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After her prostitute mother and her john are beaten to death while they are asleep in bed, teen-aged Ellie Masters is sent to an isolated orphanage...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: prostitute, slasher, psychopath, investigation, serial killer, murder, orphanage, orphan, isolation, teenage life, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Cradle of Fear (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gruesome homage to the cult Amicus anthology Asylum, Cradle of Fear unfolds four screamplays all linked by the unspeakable need of an incarcerated child killer to wreak vengeance on those responsible for his imprisonment. Helped by deranged angel ...
Style: rough, gothic, scary, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, obsession, goth, slasher, violence spree, gory, mysterious character, mind game, danger, master and servant, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, cult film, sadistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, burned alive, nightmare comes true, sleepwalking, dream, haunted house, fire, school bus ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 6.6
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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: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, witch, danger, riddles and clues, supernatural ability, mystery, amateur detective, woman in danger, siblings relations, murder, death, college ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: rome italy, italy, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.8
 553
Shriek (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Clark (Tanya Dempsey), a young Mathematics major at University, thinks she's found the best deal for student housing: a group of squatters who live in an abandoned hospital secretly. The quirky residents let her into their community provided ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: hospital, college, monster, serial killer, crimes, slasher, supernatural ability, mind game, danger, rivalry, psychopath, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Black Cat (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American photographer (Mimsy Farmer) and a Scotland Yard inspector (David Warbeck) suspect a man's (Patrick Magee) cat of murder.
Style: gothic, serious, psychological, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, murder, village, black cat, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, mind game, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: asthma, supernatural, slasher, serial killer, murder, high school, martial arts, psychopath, burned alive, sleeping, resurrection, disfigurement ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 2.3
 406
Spiker (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nightmare come to life, the Spiker is a massive pink-eyed albino and a maniac killing machine whose physical endurance borders on the fantastic. He escapes from an asylum and returns to the small town he terrorized years before, where he slashed ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, danger, small town, crimes, stalking, deadly, evil man, murder, ghost, albino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 1K
Aquaslash (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 71 min.
Story: To celebrate their graduation, the teenagers from Valley Hills High School have organized an ’80s-themed party in an old water park. Things grow gruesome when it turns out that a mysterious maniac has inserted giant razor blades into the water ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, violence, murder, blood, party, water slide, student life, youth, survival, gory, danger, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, year 2011, 2010s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, gory, supernatural ability, deadly, parents and children, murder, danger, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%