Movies like Dark Night of the Scarecrow

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Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981)
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Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bubba, an intellectually disabled man, is falsely accused of attacking a young girl. Disguised as a scarecrow, he hides in a cornfield, only to be hunted down and shot by four vigilante men. After they are acquitted due to lack of evidence, the men find themselves being stalked by a mysterious scarecrow.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: scarecrow, vengeance, murder, injustice, false accusation, small town, farmer, lynch mob, legal action, mystery, mentally challenged, righting the wronged, halloween, girl, postman, halloween party, friend, lie, dog, execution, revenge, pitchfork, grave, mother son relationship, crimes ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Dark Night of the Scarecrow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, danger, murder, supernatural, crimes, rivalry and ghost mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like Dark Night of the Scarecrow: Blood Creek (2009), Deadly Blessing (1981), Haunts (1976), Forever Evil (1987), Blood Descendants (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blood Creek (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man and his brother on a mission of revenge become trapped in a harrowing occult experiment dating back to the Third Reich.
Style: rough, tense, scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: occult, vengeance, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, isolation, confined, zombie, murder, danger, revenge, deadly ...
Time: 30s, 2000s, 1930s
Place: west virginia, usa
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95%
Deadly Blessing (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After her husband dies of mysterious circumstances, a widow becomes increasingly paranoid of the neighboring religious community that may have diabolical plans for her.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, psychopath, friendship, voyeur, occult, tractor, farm, sheriff, widow, serial killer, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 4.9
 476
Haunts (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman haunted by psychosexual nightmares begins to believe her father is responsible for a series of scissor-murders.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: murder, repression, slasher, small town, supernatural, serial killer, mental illness, farm, zombie, village, psychopath, ghost ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.2
 263
Forever Evil (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a backwoods massacre investigates the incident with the help of a photographer and a police officer. Soon, it becomes clear that they're up against nothing less than an ancient god!
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: zombie, crimes, college, rivalry, vengeance, ghost, serial killer, supernatural, mystery, escapades, curses spells and rituals, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Blood Descendants (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hundred years after being brutally murdered by the justice-seeking citizens of a small town, a supernatural killer fulfills his promise to return from the grave and seek vengeance against the descendents of the people who slaughtered him.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Plot: supernatural ability, vampire, crimes, curses spells and rituals, who done it, escapades, deadly creature, murder, small town, obsessive quest, deadly, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The Horror Show (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, slasher, gory, deadly, supernatural romance, master criminal, supernatural ability, murder, violence spree, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, murder, good versus evil, supernatural, crimes, mystery, escapades, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.6
 258
Night Shadow (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alex, an up-and-coming TV journalist, returns to her hometown of Danford as local police attempt to cope with a series of brutal murders. The small town plunges into a state of panic and the murders--clearly the work of a monster, more beast than ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: murder, small town, werewolf, human becomes animal, small town life, gory, deadly, journalism, serial killer, danger, dangerous animal, mystery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, murder, family in danger, paranormal, indian burial ground, haunted, danger, mystery, deadly, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.1
 2K
Death Spa (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Michael's health club is beseiged with a series of terrible murders involving killer saunas and other grisly devices. Michael's wife killed herself a while before and her brother holds Michael responsible. Michael needs to stop the ...
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, dark humor
Plot: murder, slasher, spa, stalking, farm, afterlife, danger, couple relations, gays and lesbians, crimes, mentally unstable, ghost ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.6
 33K
The Fog (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Trapped within an eerie mist, the residents of Antonio Bay have become the unwitting victims of a horrifying vengeance. One hundred years earlier, a ship carrying lepers was purposely lured onto the rocky coastline and sank, drowning all aboard. Now ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, vengeance, ghost, lighthouse, fog, leprosy, mystery, haunted by the past, danger, prophecy, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, danger, fear, evil, nightmare, supernatural, knife murder, gory, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, mute or deaf ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: reincarnation, feminism, small town, witch hunt, revenge, witch, curse, supernatural ability, gory, danger, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, gory, family in danger, vengeance, danger, murder, supernatural ability, deadly, parents and children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Moon of the Wolf (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: small town, murder, werewolf, human becomes animal, rivalry, small town life, deadly, law enforcement, social relations, stalking, supernatural, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
One Missed Call 3: Final (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Emiri, a timid high school girl, is bullied mercilessly by her classmates, but when her friend, Asuka, stands up for her, Asuka becomes the target of the bullying instead. Emiri, not wanting to be bullied again, avoids Asuka. Worn down, Asuka ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, mystery, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, mobile phone, supernatural ability, crimes, danger, teenage life, high school, scare ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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54%
 4.2
 1K
976-Evil II (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being bestowed with demonic powers following a phone call to Hell, a psychotic teacher begins a rampage of death and destruction in a small town, forcing a teen and her boyfriend to fight him off so that they can get away.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, high school, slasher, obsession, murder, chase, telephone call, curses spells and rituals, crimes, escapades, mentally unstable, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.5
 600
Offerings (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ten years after he was pushed down a well, a young man kills off the neighborhood bullies who tormented him and leaves their body parts as presents for the one girl who was kind to him.
Style: rough, psychological, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: slasher, revenge, pizza, vengeance, danger, youth, serial killer, friendship, mental institution, rivalry, psychopath, prodigy ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 3.2
 1K
Hellgate (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A motorcycle gang kidnaps a young woman, Josie, from a diner and brutally kills her. Many years later, the girl's father finds a magic crystal that can bring the life back to dead objects. He uses it to re-animate his daughter. He lets her ...
Style: scary, serious
Plot: zombie, small town, ghost, supernatural, slasher, motorcycle gang, murder, supernatural ability, gory, animal life, teenage life, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.3
 298
Scar (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While hiking in a remote forest, college student Zack disappears, leaving nothing but a bloody trail for his traumatized friend Tom. Now a year later and plagued by nightmares, Tom returns to the woods with Zack's girlfriend Jenny in a last ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Plot: murder, ghost, crimes, mystery, deadly, gory, small town life, buddies, small town, missing person, amateur detective, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.9
 987
Jack-O (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A long long time ago a wizard was put to death, but he swore vengeance on the townsfolk that did him in, particularly Arthur Kelly's family. Arthur had done the final graces on him when he came back to life as Mr. Jack the Pumpkin Man. The ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: slasher, gore, halloween, escapades, heroic mission, mysterious character, reincarnation, zombie, afterlife, danger, crimes, deadly creature ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Terror at London Bridge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: London Bridge, London, England, 1888: Jack the Ripper dies in the Thames river. London Bridge, Lake Havasu, Arizona, 1985: the last original stone used to rebuild London Bridge is laid and all the city is happy...but then some strange murders start ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, mystery, slasher, ghost, supernatural, serial killer, time travel, knife murder, jack the ripper, crime, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: arizona, europe, england, usa, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: rough, offbeat, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, danger, stalking, serial killer, murder, psychopath, vengeance, violence, survival, on the run, mentally unstable, isolation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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A Dead Calling (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young television reporter (or "investigative journalist") is attacked in her home, leading to her boyfriend being murdered. Six months later she returns to work in a smaller town, and stumbles across a house full of ghosts trying to call ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, crimes, domestic disturbance, reach out, family problems, small town life, deadly, supernatural ability, slasher, danger, small town, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.2
 756
Knock Knock (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Knock Knock is a horror film that combines fear with revenge, hate with justice and responsibility with sacrifice. The bible says an "Eye for an Eye." Rico was just a big fun loving son of a hard working neighborhood business man. The ...
Style: rough, realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, crimes, violence spree, chaos and mayhem, investigation, vengeance, who done it, mortician, gory, deadly, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When an old house in a small town is razed to make way for a shopping mall, the crew unearths four unmarked graves. A professor from a nearby university is asked to find out who the bodies are, but when she and her students arrive in town and begin ...
Style: scary, mind bending, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, small town, shopping mall, teachers and students, crimes, curses spells and rituals, domestic disturbance, escapades, deadly, small town life, supernatural ability, haunted house ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 692
The Child (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A newly-hired housekeeper in a remote area is alarmed to discover that her boss's eleven-year-old daughter is using her supernatural powers to take revenge on the people she holds responsible for her mother's death, with the aid of her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: zombie, farm, deadly, heroes, ancient mystery, animal life, nanny, mental illness, escapades, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, anti heroes ...
Time: 30s
⇓ 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, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, occult, supernatural, supernatural ability, family problems, afterlife, danger, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, paranormal phenomena, dollhouse ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, murder, psychopath, afterlife, christmas, anthology, santa claus, gory, vengeance, crimes, verbal byplay, insurance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.9
 4K
Devour (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Friends become increasingly addicted to a video game that has an evil agenda.
Style: serious, scary, psychological, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, occult, youth, afterlife, gory, deadly, supernatural ability, teenage life, obsession, high school ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%