Movies like Begotten

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Begotten (1989)
 5.8
 10K
Begotten (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Begotten is the creation myth brought to life, the story of no less than the violent death of God and the (re)birth of nature on a barren earth.
Style: macabre, avant garde, surreal, bleak, atmospheric, offbeat, serious, controversial, experimental, disturbing ...
Plot: nihilism, chaos, surrealism, self mutilation, necrophilia, supernatural, obsession, postmodernism, reincarnation, perversion, religions or cults, human nature, gory, violence, torture, brutality, suicide, forest, devastation, transcendence, razor, apocalypse, society, strong violent content, deadly ...

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Most similar movies to Begotten

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and splatter films with plots about supernatural, deadly, danger, gory, gore, violence and blood mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like Begotten: Eraserhead (1977), The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988), Subconscious Cruelty (2000), Wishmaster (1997), Ice from the Sun (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
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Eraserhead (1977)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.
Style: surreal, avant garde, art house, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, existentialism, nightmare, cult, insanity, baby, freak, parents and children, unwanted pregnancy, art, imagination, psychology ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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100%
The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of ...
Style: scary, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: voodoo, superstition, hallucination, anthropologist, zombie, rite, supernatural, jungle, leadership, danger, uncover truth, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s, year 1978, 70s, year 1985
Place: haiti, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Subconscious Cruelty (2000)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A surrealistic anthology of horror films; four segments structured as an intense fever dream...
Style: surreal, rough, disturbing, psychological, brutal ...
Plot: torture, genital mutilation, strong sexual content, symbolism, incest, brother sister incest, deadly, danger, gory, cannibalism, pregnancy, masturbation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 22K
Wishmaster (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Djinn having been released from his ancient prison seeks to capture the soul of the woman who discovered him, thereby opening a portal and freeing his fellow Djinn to take over the earth.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, surreal, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, genie, wish come true, supernatural, good versus evil, danger, demon, death, violence, demons, blood, transformation ...
Place: usa, california, los angeles, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ice from the Sun (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An alternate reality encased in ice, a woman who is turned into a dimension-hopping assassin, and a wizard's apprentice who is so evil he is a common enemy to the angels in heaven and the devils in hell.
Style: serious, experimental, scary, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: heroes, supernatural, danger, imaginary, rivalry, deadly, crimes, gory, hitman, chaos, coming out, chaos and mayhem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 1K
Rampo Noir (2005)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Mars Canal - Within absolute silence, a naked man wanders through a dark and depressing landscape recalling the excruciating details of his last encounter with his former lover. Mirror Hell - When a series of women are discovered with their faces ...
Style: anthology, serious, suspenseful, psychedelic, avant garde ...
Plot: fascism, obsession, supernatural, split personality, mental illness, deadly, danger, crimes, mysterious character, gory, gore, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Tetsuo, the Iron Man (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 67 min.
Story: Tetsuo: The Iron Man is a 1989 Japanese cyberpunk film by cult-film director Shinya Tsukamoto produced by Japan Home Video. This, his third film, is an extremely graphic but also strikingly-filmed fantasy shot in the same low-budget, ...
Style: psychological, experimental, surreal, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, apocalypse, hit and run, transformation, gore, superhuman powers, metal, cyberpunk, rivalry, escapades, deadly, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.6
 2K
Necromentia (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A off-world look at the superstitious repercussions of tattooing an Ouija Board on your body. Hagen, who has a dead wife believes that he can revive her from the dead. Travis, a man who lost his brother and wants to join him in the after life. ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, reincarnation, obsession, mysterious character, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, ouija board, infidelity, resurrection, gory, rivalry, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, 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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, ghosts, collector, inheritance, halloween, family in danger, danger, machine, psychic, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Dead Matter (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tells the story of a vampire relic with occult powers that falls into the hands of a grief-stricken young woman who will do anything to contact her dead brother.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: zombie, vampire, obsession, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, deadly, gory, imaginary, danger, witchcraft, rivalry, halloween ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Flesh for the Beast (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six parapsychologists investigate a reputed haunted mansion and are set upon by three flesh-eating succubus ladies under the control of the sinister warlock owner bent on finding a mysterious amulet to give himself more power.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, slasher ...
Plot: afterlife, zombie, psychopath, supernatural, femme fatale, danger, gory, dangerous attraction, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, supernatural ability, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 6K
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, good versus evil, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Demonic Toys: Personal Demons (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of people on a world wide search for oddities find themselves trapped in a nine hundred year old Italian castle when they accident unleash the Demonic Toys.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, scary, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, deadly, escapades, danger, seance, evil doll, toy comes to life, toy, toys, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, multiple murder ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Just when you thought it was safe to sleep, Freddy Krueger returns in this sixth installment of the Nightmare on Elm Street films, as psychologist Maggie Burroughs, tormented by recurring nightmares, meets a patient with the same horrific dreams. ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, memory loss, serial killer, murder, burned alive, ghost, rescue, good versus evil, amnesia, nightmare, dream ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 1940s, 1960s, 70s ...
Place: ohio, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
In Search of Lovecraft (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While shooting a Halloween news story on horror writer H.P. Lovecraft, reporter Rebecca Marsh discovers that the "fiction" Lovecraft wrote is actually true and the creatures and cults described in his writings really exist.
Style: bleak, scary, serious, offbeat
Plot: cult, nightmare, supernatural, writer's life, uncover truth, journalism, deadly, mad scientist, chaos, religions or cults, danger, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Pet Sematary II (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.
Style: scary, slasher, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, stephen king, back from the dead, family in danger, resurrection, small town, death in the family, murder, supernatural, burial, gory, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1992
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Cellar Dweller (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In the 1930s a horror-comic artist's creations come alive and kill him. Years later a new cartoonist revives the creatures in his house, now part of an artist's colony.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher ...
Plot: supernatural, cellar, cartoonist, demon, monster, fire, basement, imaginary, stalking, danger, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 50s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Drawing Restraint 9 (2005)
Genre: Fantasy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The film concerns the theme of self-imposed limitation and continues Matthew Barney's interest in religious rite, this time focusing on Shinto
Style: stylized, atmospheric, experimental, surreal, serious
Plot: couples, religions or cults, society, couple relations, human nature, whaling, surrealism, ocean, wedding, ocean or sea, disintegration, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.2
 8K
Spiral (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small town in Japan, Kirie comes upon her boyfriend's father silently videotaping a snail. Later, the mans obsession with spirals becomes more and more bizarre, ending in his suicide in a washing machine which turn his body into a spiral. ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, small town, supernatural, curse, mystery, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals, insanity, transformation, survival horror, vortex ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.
Style: scary, slasher, rough, cult film, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, hitchhiker, urban legend, violent, cannibalism, murder, teenage life, youth, violence, serial killer, psychopath, satanic ritual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, year 1977
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 24K
Creepshow 2 (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a ...
Style: anthology, scary, slasher, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, hit and run, zombie, gore, hitchhiker, blob, dark humor, lake, revenge, supernatural, gory, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, arizona, maine, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.1
 88K
Martyrs (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Style: disturbing, twist ending, rough, sinister, twists and turns ...
Plot: torture, brutality, child abuse, violence, cult, kidnapping, torture chamber, torment, afterlife, gory, suffering, held captive ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Reflections of Evil (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Julie, a teen who died from a PCP overdose in the early '70s searches from beyond the grave for her younger brother Bob who now in the '90s is an obese watch seller suffering with sucrose intolerance.
Style: serious, surreal, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: afterlife, drug abuse, mental illness, obsession, ghost, supernatural, reincarnation, terrorism, siblings relations, teenage life, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, september 11 2001
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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The Last House on Dead End Street (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After being released from prison, a young gangster with a chip on his shoulder decides to punish society by making snuff films.
Style: brutal, rough, bleak, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: psychopath, torture, murder, revenge, brutality, rape, prison, abduction, sexual perversion, humiliation, sadism, dismemberment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 29K
Thinner (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A fat Lawyer finds himself growing "Thinner" when an old gypsy man places a hex on him. Now the lawyer must call upon his friends in organized crime to help him persuade the gypsy to lift the curse. Time is running out for the desperate ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, macabre, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curse, stephen king, legal action, vengeance, death, supernatural, paranoia, guilt, redemption, husband wife relationship, gangsters, corruption ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Scream Blacula Scream (1973)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a dying Voodoo queen chooses an adopted apprentice as her successor, her true heir is outraged. Seeking revenge, he buys the bones of Blacula the vampire off of a dealer, and uses voodoo to bring the vampire back to do his bidding. In turn, ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, woman in danger, police investigation, danger, rivalry, gory, wizards and magicians, police detective, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, reincarnation, imaginary ...
Time: 70s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.4
 28K
Possession (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young woman left her family for an unspecified reason. The husband determines to find out the truth and starts following his wife. At first, he suspects that a man is involved. But gradually, he finds out more and more strange behaviors and ...
Style: surreal, psychological, atmospheric, controversial, mind bending ...
Plot: hysteria, obsession, monster, family problems, supernatural, perversion, infidelity, marriage crisis, insanity, surrealism, husband wife relationship, husband wife estrangement ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, berlin germany, west berlin west germany, europe, poland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
 45K
Creepshow (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
Style: suspenseful, scary, macabre, bloody, anthology ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, gory, cult, danger, death, dark humor, buried alive, violence, comics, torture ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1830s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.3
 603
Death Factory (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A woman working at a biological research facility becomes ill when she contracts a deadly, new virus. Sometime after, she becomes a half-monster beast and kills her old co-workers. Some time later, a group of teens go into the old research facility ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: strong violent content, gory, mutant, supernatural, deadly, danger, zombie, experiment gone awry, escapades, imaginary, survival, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 22K
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, pumpkin, supernatural, demon, supernatural ability, dealing with death, crimes, deadly, danger, death in the family, evil ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%