Movies like The Sentinel 1977

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The Sentinel
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A commitment-shy New York fashion model moves into an old brownstone apartment, meets her weird neighbours and discovers she’s sitting on the gateway to Hell.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious, gothic, disturbing, macabre, tense, frightening ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, devil, ghost, blood, violence, demons, haunted house, supernatural ability, ghosts, catholicism, male nudity, domestic disturbance, murder, woman in danger, splatter, police investigation, good versus evil, sexualized violence, gory, nudity (topless - notable), hell, demon, model, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy, manhattan new york city
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The Exorcist
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about danger, mentor, demons, splatter, supernatural, blood and gory mostly in Horror, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like The Sentinel: The Amityville Horror (1979), It's Alive (1974), The Boogey Man (1980), The House of the Devil (2009), City of the Living Dead (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Amityville Horror
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, atmospheric, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, island, supernatural, murder, blood, imaginary friend, ghost, police investigation, demons, curses spells and rituals, mystery, ghosts ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, long island
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It's Alive
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Heavily pregnant Lenore Davis tells her husband, Frank, that she is in labor. They leave their eleven year-old son Chris with their friend Charley and they head to the Community Hospital. Lenore feels that something is wrong and delivers a monster ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Plot: gory, hospital, slasher, murder, isolation, monster, supernatural, blood, deadly creature, splatter, doctors, gore ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, santa monica california, seattle washington
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The Boogey Man
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, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: vengeance, gory, supernatural, murder, revenge, death, blood, ghost, splatter, halloween, psychiatrist, family in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey
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    User:   68%
 
The House of the Devil
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: haunted house, gory, cult, supernatural, sacrifice, devil, blood, ghost, splatter, gore, mysterious character, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982
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System:   63%
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City of the Living Dead
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman has visions that suggest the eruption of the living dead into the world through a portal, spurred on by the suicide of a priest.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, macabre, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, gory, gore, slasher, supernatural, violence, blood, cannibalism, brutality, small town, splatter, visceral ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: new england, usa, new york, georgia, manhattan new york city
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Amityville II: The Possession
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico, USA, Italy
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Lutz family have managed to flee their home with their lives intact, but before them, another family lived in this house and were caught up in the original evil who weren't so lucky...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, dysfunctional family, supernatural, murder, incest, vengeance, blood, gory, ghost, demons, losing-it hero, family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
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A Nightmare on Elm Street
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: suspenseful, scary, surreal, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, gory, serial killer, dreams, teenager, murder, blood, death, violence, revenge, monster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
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    User:   56%
 
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The Legend of Hell House
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: haunted house, afterlife, gory, supernatural, mystery, investigation, survival, blood, isolation, ghost, ghosts, life & death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england
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System:   50%
    User:   60%
 
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Carrie
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Carrie White, a shy and troubled teenage girl who is tormented by her high school peers and her fanatically religious mother, begins to use her powers of telekinesis to exact revenge upon them.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, revenge, gory, vengeance, school, teacher, supernatural, coming of age, blood, bullying, adolescence, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, near future, year 1979, future
Place: usa
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System:   50%
    User:   49%
 
Ju-on: The Grudge
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides.
Style: scary, atmospheric, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, vengeance, ghost, death, ghosts, blood, murder, hospital, investigation, missing child, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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System:   49%
    User:   50%
 
Prince of Darkness
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A research team finds a mysterious cylinder in a deserted church. If opened, it could mean the end of the world.
Style: scary, stylized, talky, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: apocalypse, good versus evil, church, supernatural, end of the world, devil, religion, zombie, chase, death, transformation, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles
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System:   48%
    User:   47%
 
Damien: Omen II
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Since the sudden and highly suspicious death of his parents, 12-year-old Damien has been in the charge of his wealthy aunt and uncle (Lee Grant and William Holden). Widely feared to be the Antichrist, Damien relentlessly plots to seize control of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, biblical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, supernatural, devil, death, religion, violence, murder, christianity, hospital, danger, demons, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: israel, chicago illinois
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System:   47%
    User:   53%
 
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Salem's Lot
Genre: Fantasy, 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, scary, suspenseful, serious, dark ...
Plot: vampire, small town, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, splatter, adaptation, mysterious character, mentor, blood, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
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System:   46%
    User:   45%
 
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The Satanic Rites of Dracula
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The police and British security forces call in Professor Van Helsing to help them investigate Satanic ritual which has been occurring in a large country house, and which has been attended by a government minister, an eminent scientist and secret ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, gory, vengeance, blood, ghost, death, zombie, motorcycle, investigation, supernatural ability, gore ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: london, england, europe, scotland yard
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    User:   52%
 
Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Pinhead is trapped in a sculpture and fortunately for him the sculpture is bought by a young playboy who owns his own night club. Pinhead busies himself escaping by getting the playboy to lure victims to his presence so he can use their blood. Once ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, bloody, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, slasher, supernatural, nightclub, murder, vengeance, blood, hospital, violence, gore, transformation, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city
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    User:   52%
 
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Asylum
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, disturbing, scary, psychological ...
Plot: psychiatrist, serial killer, mental illness, supernatural, mad scientist, insanity, mental institution, mentally unstable, blindness, doctors, imaginary friend, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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System:   45%
    User:   52%
 
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The Beyond
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where after a series of supernatural 'accidents', she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, bleak, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: hotel, gory, zombie, gore, blood, violence, slasher, supernatural, ghost, haunted house, murder, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
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    User:   45%
 
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The Church
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In medieval Europe, crusading knights massacre a village full of suspected devil worshipers and build a large Gothic church above the cursed remains. It is now present day, and this elaborate cathedral still stands. But when its sealed crypt is ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, bleak, gothic, serious ...
Plot: gory, supernatural, church, zombie, religion, death, witch, deadly creature, demons, splatter, ghost, devil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: germany
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The Funhouse
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rebellious teen Amy defies her parents by going to a trashy carnival that has pulled into town. In tow are her boyfriend, Buzz, and their friends Liz and Richie. Thinking it would be fun to spend the night in the campy "Funhouse" horror ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, halloween, violence, brutality, blood, splatter, death, crimes, monster, danger, stylish ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   43%
    User:   46%
 
The Final Conflict
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Damien Thorn (Sam Neill) has helped rescue the world from a recession, appearing to be a benign corporate benefactor. When he then becomes U.S. Ambassador to England, Damien fulfills a terrifying biblical prophecy. He also faces his own potential ...
Style: scary, bleak, serious, biblical, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, supernatural, devil, murder, death, strong sexual content, clergy, revenge, blood, religion, supernatural ability, ambassador ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, scotland, israel, london
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System:   43%
    User:   41%
 
Tales from the Crypt
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, vengeance, supernatural, murder, revenge, blood, verbal byplay, ghost, death, splatter, blindness, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
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System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
Exorcist II: The Heretic
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Bizarre nightmares plague Regan MacNeil four years after her possession and exorcism. Has the demon returned? And if so, can the combined faith and knowledge of a Vatican investigator and a hypnotic research specialist free her from its grasp?
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: devil, supernatural, good versus evil, clergy, psychiatrist, losing-it hero, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, religions or cults, demons, dialogue, fantasy world ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, usa, manhattan new york city, washington d.c.
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System:   40%
    User:   47%
 
The Amityville Curse
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Five people spend the night in an abandoned house, the Amityville haunted house, and soon find themselves terrorized by assorted ghosts, venomous insects and ghostly apparitions.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, gory, ghost, death, curses spells and rituals, murder, danger, family, demons, deadly, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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System:   40%
    User:   36%
 
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Black Sabbath
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, murder, vengeance, ghost, death, stylish, ghosts, mysterious character, mystery, slasher, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: tokyo, russia
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System:   40%
    User:   38%
 
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The Exorcist
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 12-year-old Regan MacNeil begins to adapt an explicit new personality as strange events befall the local area of Georgetown. Her mother becomes torn between science and superstition in a desperate bid to save her daughter, and ultimately turns to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, biblical ...
Plot: exorcism, supernatural, priest, losing-it hero, devil, religion, transformation, demons, good versus evil, girl, psychiatrist, evil force ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, iraq, middle east, washington d.c.
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System:   40%
    User:   48%
 
Alice Sweet Alice
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, investigation, mystery, brutality, catholicism, insanity, blood, death, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: new jersey, usa
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System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
Two Evil Eyes
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre, gothic ...
Plot: gory, vengeance, zombie, murder, violence, supernatural, greed, death, revenge, gore, blood, hypnosis ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
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System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
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The Entity
Genre: Biography, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Barbara Hershey stars as Carla Moran, a hard-working single mother until the night she is raped in her bedroom by someone - or something - that she cannot see. Despite skeptical psychiatrists, she is repeatedly attacked in her car, in the bath, and ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Plot: sexual abuse, vengeance, supernatural, serial killer, rape, haunted house, ghost, psychiatrist, blood, hospital, ghosts, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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System:   39%
    User:   47%
 

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Halloween II
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: suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, gory, murder, vengeance, hospital, blood, violence, brutality, chase, gore ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
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System:   39%
    User:   46%
 
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The Quiet Ones
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A university student and some classmates are recruited to carry out a private experiment -- to create a poltergeist. Their subject: an alluring, but dangerously disturbed young woman. Their quest: to explore the dark energy that her damaged psyche ...
Style: scary, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, death, experiment gone awry, poltergeist, experiment, danger, demons, seance, ghosts, paranormal phenomena, haunted house, ghost ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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System:   39%
    User:   45%
 
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