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SantaClaus: A Horror Story (2016)
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SantaClaus: A Horror Story
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A woman who us researching alien abductions for her new book begins to receive reports of a nocturnal attacker whose description matches that of Santa Claus. She enlists the help of a scholar of mythology to see fi there is a darker side to the story of Santa Claus, and what she discovers is more horrifying than anything that she could have imagined.
Style: surreal
Plot: greek mythology, santa claus

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out surreal, serious, scary and suspenseful films with plots about danger, murder, deadly, blood, supernatural, gory and curses spells and rituals mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Drama genres. Some movies like SantaClaus: A Horror Story: Hansel and Gretel (2007), Terrorgram (1990), Crumbs (2015), Malpertuis (1971), Things (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hansel and Gretel
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Eun-soo gets lost in a country road, he meets a mysterious girl and is led to her fairytale ike house in the middle of the forest. There, Eun-soo is trapped with the girl and her siblings who never age. Eun-soo finally discovers a way out which ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, surreal, offbeat, fairy tale ...
Plot: supernatural ability, haunted house, mystery, aging, curses spells and rituals, in the woods, danger, isolation, family relations, captivity, wish come true, confined ...
Place: asia, korea
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Terrorgram
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three horror stories linked by a sinister delivery boy. The stories are "Heroine Overdose", "Pandora" and "Veteran's Day".
Plot: delivery boy, cynic, anthology, pow, child killed, fantasy becomes reality, jack in the box, retribution, vietcong, vietnam war, hit and run, rotting corpse ...
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Crumbs
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, Ethiopia, Finland
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Our figurine sized supermen hero embarks on an epic surreal journey that will take him across the Ethiopian post apocalyptic landscape in search of a way to get on the hovering spacecraft that for years has become a landmark in the skies.
Style: surreal
Plot: surrealism, santa claus, adventurer, sword, mask, swastika, earth viewed from space, bowling ball, lion, vinyl
Place: ethiopia
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Malpertuis
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Belgium, France, West Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Malpertuis is the name of an old, rambling mansion which is in reality a labyrinth where characters from Greek mythology are imprisoned by the bedridden Cassavius (Welles). He manages to keep them (as well as his nephew and niece) prisoners even ...
Style: serious, surreal, offbeat, scary, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, estate, danger, imaginary, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, homecoming, mythology, crucifix, greek mythology, surrealism, legends and myths ...
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Things
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: THINGS is a 1989 low budget independent feature length B-movie grade horror exploitation film written and produced by Andrew Jordan & Barry J. Gillis. Marking the 1989 mainstream film debut of porn star Amber Lynn, the film has a cult ...
Style: surreal
Plot: experiment, gore, female nudity, giant insect, drill, porn star, tongue in cheek, monster, cult, creature, female reporter, pregnant wife ...
Place: canada
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The Appointment
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is confronted by an unseen evil force
Style: surreal, sinister
Plot: demon, evil spirit, black magic, killer child, evil, skepticism, name calling, falling to death, surrealism, husband wife relationship, blood, father daughter relationship ...
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Kazuo Umezu's Horror Theater: Present
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A bunch of happy students enjoying themselves at a Christmas party until a sadistic Santa Claus comes and interrupts the festivities. Spruce Green becomes blood red when the plot is different from the naughty children they please.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: maggot, holiday horror, stabbed in the mouth, locked door, exposed brain, flickering light, hung from a hook, christmas decorations, shared dream, shuriken, chase, flashback ...
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Christmas Cruelty
Genre: Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: We follow a serial killer and his victims as they all prepare for Christmas in their own ways. This year it doesn't matter if you have been naughty or nice, Santa is coming to town no matter what, and he knows where you live.
Plot: santa claus, rape, brain damage, goldfish, cheese, chainsaw, baby, wheelchair, blood, dancing, christmas tree, decapitation
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The Look-See
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Story: A tragic event draws a group of troubled people together, bonded by their shared pasts and dirty secrets. However, one by one they are visited by a demonic entity known as the Look-See, which forces them to confront their grief and trauma, or suffer ...
Style: demonic, surreal
Plot: depression, serial killer, internet, magic, dismemberment, monster, decapitation, grief, demon, supernatural, crime scene, black magic ...
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Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out!
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ricky Caldwell, the notorious 'Killer Santa Claus', awakens from a six-year coma after being kept alive on life-support by a slightly crazed doctor experimenting with ESP and other special abilities. Ricky targets a young, clairvoyant ...
Style: christmas horror
Plot: santa claus, psychic, psychiatrist, blood, christmas, murder, bathtub, holiday horror, psychic power, blind girl, serial killer, decapitation ...
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Killing of the Dolls
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Paul is the son of a gardener who works in a big mansion that has returned home with his parents after failling in his medecin degree. He is emotionally unstable. He collect dolls because he was educated as a girl because his sister died. After his ...
Style: surreal
Plot: mansion, nightmare, decapitation, necrophilia, dead sister, serial killer, split personality, gardener, flower, boyfriend, slap, butler ...
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    User:   70%
 
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The Fear
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A weekend of 'fear therapy' turns into a nightmare of terror when a mannequin comes to life. Only those with the courage to confront their demons will survive.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, slasher, psychology, danger, gory, theme park, halloween, deadly, demons, deadly creature, lame, stalking ...
Time: 90s
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Toad Road
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A disturbing portrait of contemporary youth culture where the lines between reality and fiction are blurred with often frightening results.
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, surreal, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drugs/alcohol, in the woods, small town, protagonist as suspect, addiction, drug abuse, missing person, crimes, life is a bitch, drug addict, urban legend, male nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Visions of Suffering
Genre: Horror
Country: Russia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Demons cross the divide between the world of dreams and waking reality to capture a victim and drag him back to their nightmarish realm.
Style: scary, serious, surreal, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural ability, gory, supernatural, vampire, stalking, alien encounter, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly, imaginary, hallucination, surrealism ...
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Amityville Dollhouse
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 ...
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Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Place: medical school
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Country: UK, USA
Duration: 75 min.
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Style: serious, bleak, surreal, rough, sexy
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Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Time: 20th century, 90s
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P.O.E.: Project of Evil
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Country: Italy, France
Duration: 92 min.
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Christmas at Pee Wee's Playhouse
Genre: Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
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Amityville: It's About Time
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, bloody ...
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Time: 90s
Place: california, usa
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This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse
Genre: Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
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Time: 60s
Place: brazil, latin america
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Satan's Playground
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
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Style: serious, suspenseful, surreal, scary, atmospheric
Plot: babies and infants, gory, ghost, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, survival, wilderness, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, isolation ...
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At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul
Genre: Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Coffin Joe terrorizes a small peasant community in his search for the perfect woman to bear him a child.
Style: serious, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: gory, obsession, murder, small town, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, mind game, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s
Place: brazil, latin america
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Nucingen House
Genre: Horror
Country: Romania, France, Chile
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: serious, atmospheric, surreal, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, couple relations, estate, couples, uninvited guest, husband wife relationship, doctor, surrealism, oneiric, vampire ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: latin america, chile, patagonia
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The Amityville Curse
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Night Train to Terror
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: atmospheric, serious, surreal, scary, bleak
Plot: train, gory, destiny, deadly, anthology, supernatural, stalking, apocalypse, cons and scams, mental illness, fall in love, danger ...
Time: 80s
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The Redeemer: Son of Satan!
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Six people are trapped within the confines of their old high school during their 10th high school reunion with a psychotic, masked preacher who kills them off for their sinful lives they have made for themselves.
Style: serious, suspenseful, surreal, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, high school, serial killer, slasher, school, prank, psychopath, crimes, deadly, youth, clergy, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s
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Blood Bath
Genre: Horror
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: A crazed artist who believes himself to be the reincarnation of a murderous vampire kills young women, then boils their bodies in a vat.
Style: serious, scary, surreal, suspenseful
Plot: vampire, beach, babies and infants, dancer's life, mentally unstable, stalking, artist, beatnik, feminism, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation, fashion ...
Time: 15th century
Place: california, usa
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Hallucinations of a Deranged Mind
Genre: Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A psychiatric doctor is driven insane plagued by nightmarish visions of Zé do Caixão's (Coffin Joe) subterranean world of bizarre horror. Under analysis it is discovered that he has a pathological fear that Zé has sexual designs on his ...
Style: serious, offbeat, surreal, scary
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: brazil
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