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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, surreal, bleak, experimental, avant garde, atmospheric, offbeat, serious, controversial, 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, razor, no dialogue, transcendence, apocalypse, society, strong violent content ...

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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 cult film films with plots about supernatural, deadly, danger, gory, gore, violence and blood mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Begotten: Eraserhead (1977), The Serpent and the Rainbow (1988), Wishmaster (1997), Ice from the Sun (1999), Rampo Noir (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.4
 100K
Eraserhead (1977)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
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, art house, psychological, avant garde, disturbing ...
Plot: surrealism, cult, existentialism, insanity, nightmare, baby, freak, parents and children, unwanted pregnancy, art, imagination, crazy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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, hallucination, anthropologist, zombie, jungle, rite, superstition, supernatural, uncover truth, leadership, danger, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, year 1978, 70s
Place: haiti, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 20K
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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wish come true, genie, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, violence, good versus evil, danger, demon, death, blood, mythology, transformation ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, suspenseful, offbeat, bleak, scary ...
Plot: deadly, heroes, rivalry, danger, crimes, imaginary, supernatural, chaos, gory, hitman, coming out, chaos and mayhem ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 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, split personality, supernatural, mental illness, deadly, mysterious character, danger, crimes, gory, gore, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, brother sister incest, blood, symbolism, strong sexual content, genital mutilation, deadly, danger, gory, incest, cannibalism, pregnancy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: metal, supernatural, hit and run, transformation, gore, superhuman powers, cyberpunk, danger, society, life is a bitch, urban, future dystopia ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: bleak, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ouija board, obsession, supernatural, reincarnation, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, mysterious character, infidelity, resurrection, vengeance, rivalry, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 6.5
 154K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, demons, zombie, supernatural, demon, survival, friendship, blood, profanity, curses spells and rituals, rape, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, collector, ghosts, inheritance, supernatural ability, ghost, family in danger, danger, machine, violence, survival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, vampire, obsession, curses spells and rituals, deadly, supernatural, gory, imaginary, danger, witchcraft, rivalry, halloween ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with ...
Style: scary, surreal, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: mental institution, disfigurement, slasher, serial killer, murder, supernatural, ghost, nightmare comes true, back from the dead, serial murder, trapped, sleepwalking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, zombie, gory, experiment gone awry, afterlife, supernatural ability, supernatural, deadly creature, deadly, danger, femme fatale, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, good versus evil, supernatural ability, deadly, danger ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, surreal, scary ...
Plot: drug abuse, mental illness, afterlife, obsession, supernatural, ghost, terrorism, reincarnation, siblings relations, teenage life, mentally unstable, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, september 11 2001
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, serious, scary, offbeat
Plot: nightmare, cult, writer's life, supernatural, uncover truth, deadly, mad scientist, ancient mystery, danger, chaos, religions or cults, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 7K
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: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, psychological, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, small town, supernatural, mystery, deadly, danger, curses spells and rituals, insanity, transformation, survival horror, curse, vortex ...
Place: japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.3
 438
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, scary, serious ...
Plot: strong violent content, danger, zombie, deadly, supernatural, gory, mutant, experiment gone awry, sexual content, survival, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, scary, bleak, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: seance, deadly, supernatural, danger, escapades, toy comes to life, toy, toys, evil doll, rivalry, palaces castles and temples, adultery ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 81K
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, rough, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: torture, child abuse, brutality, violence, kidnapping, torment, torture chamber, gory, suffering, cult, death, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, year 1971
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.1
 22K
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: dark humor, anthology, scary, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gore, murder, hit and run, zombie, blob, hitchhiker, lake, revenge, supernatural, gory, slasher, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, arizona, maine, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: memory loss, slasher, serial killer, supernatural, good versus evil, ghost, rescue, psychopath, burned alive, amnesia, nightmare, dream ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 70s, 60s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, abusive stepfather, family in danger, small town, death in the family, murder, supernatural, burial, gory, slasher, chase ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1992
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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: rough, brutal, suspense, bleak, cult film ...
Plot: psychopath, revenge, torture, brutality, murder, rape, prison, abduction, sadism, sexual perversion, humiliation, abandoned house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.6
 199
Wonderland (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A new, experimental dream-melding drug called 'Wonderland' hits the streets, granting its users the ability to place their consciousness into the bodies of other people. Soon, a serial killer begins to use the drug as a way to live and die ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, experimental ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, deadly, suicide, murder, experiment, death, jealousy, hallucination, danger, supernatural, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, woman in danger, rivalry, police investigation, danger, wizards and magicians, gory, police detective, reincarnation, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 70s, 18th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.9
 41K
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, dark humor, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, gory, cult, danger, death, violence, comics, torture, back from the dead, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, 1830s, future
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.3
 20K
Sleepwalkers (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures come to town to seek out a virgin to feed on.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, supernatural, vampire, mother son incest, danger, kidnapping, slasher, morphing, survival, parents and children, monster, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana, ohio, california, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Cellar Dweller (1988)
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, serious, scary, dark humor
Plot: supernatural, cellar, monster, demon, basement, cartoonist, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, stalking, ghost, escapades, danger ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 50s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.2
 20K
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: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, supernatural, demon, pumpkin, evil, slasher, death in the family, supernatural ability, crimes, dealing with death, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%