Movies like It 2017

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It (2017)
 7.3
 411K
It (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In a small town in Maine, seven children known as The Losers Club come face to face with life problems, bullies and a monster that takes the shape of a clown called Pennywise.
Style: suspense, scary, surprise ending, rough, bleak, demonic, disturbing
Plot: killer clown, clown, missing person, fear, death of brother, monster, abandoned house, good versus evil, summer, supernatural power, group of friends, small town, death, school, child, crime, child in peril, abduction, child killer, flashback, bullying, balloon, demon, murder, stephen king ...
Time: year 1989
Place: maine

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about blood, violence, death, murder, gore, danger and brutality mostly in Horror, Drama and Mystery genres. Some movies like It: It: Chapter Two (2019), Stranger Things (2016), Summer of '84 (2018), Blair Witch (2016), Murder-Set-Pieces (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.7
 146K
It: Chapter Two (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, it chapter two brings the chapters - who've long since gone their separate ways - back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, epic, suspenseful ...
Plot: clown, killer clown, evil clown, evil, kids in trouble, good versus evil, killing spree, fear, group of friends, haunted house, creature, childhood friend ...
Time: 2010s, year 1989
Place: maine, usa
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100%
 6.8
 106K
It (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 192 min.
Story: A series of murders prompts Mike Hanlon to suspect that the supernatural menace that he and a group of friends battled as children has returned. He begins to call his friends to remind them of the oath they swore: if It returned again, they would ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, psychological ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: supernatural, friendship, small town, good versus evil, clown, villain, investigation, giant spider, childhood, childhood trauma, deadly, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1960, 1990s, 1960s ...
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.8
 657K
Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, exciting, sincere, disturbing ...
Plot: monster, supernatural, friendship, parallel world, missing person, super powers, experiment, telekinesis, parents and children, missing child, middle school, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.7
 27K
Summer of '84 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.
Style: suspense, ambiguous ending, enigmatic, tense
Plot: murder, murder mystery, neighbor, surveillance, murder suspect, basement, friendship, child killer, home invasion, teenage boy, child protagonist, group of friends ...
Time: year 1984
Place: oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 5.0
 38K
Blair Witch (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Students on a camping trip discover something sinister is lurking beyond the trees.
Style: suspense, scary, tense, intense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lost in the woods, supernatural, tree, chase, death, fear, hostage, violence, mercilessness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, murder, missing person ...
Time: 2010s, 80s
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Murder-Set-Pieces (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set against Sin City, Las Vegas, "Murder-Set-Pieces" tells the story of a fashion photographer whose vocation is murder - a voyeuristic nightmare of blood, sex and brutality.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, danger, murder, slasher, crimes, violence spree, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, strong sexual content, maniac, rape, photo shoot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 19K
Sleepwalkers (1992)
Genre: 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, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, supernatural, vampire, danger, kidnapping, morphing, slasher, survival, parents and children, monster, chase, transformation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana, california, ohio, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, nightmare, supernatural, fear, disfigurement, teenage life, nightmare comes true, back from the dead, high school, serial killer, burned alive, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, slasher, serial killer, murder, high school, martial arts, psychopath, nightmare, dream, disfigurement, resurrection, asthma ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.5
 204K
Silent Hill (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, France, Japan, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The eerie and deserted ghost town of Silent Hill draws a young mother desperate to find a cure for her only child's illness. Unable to accept the doctor's diagnosis that her daughter should be permanently institutionalized for psychiatric ...
Style: scary, surreal, suspenseful, gothic, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, monster, survival, revenge, evil, insanity, suffering, mysterious place, missing child, parallel world, torture, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 71K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: rough, dark humor, suspense, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, infected, danger, disease, illness, gory, drinking, small town, plague, deadly, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, sequel to cult film, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, burned alive, nightmare, sleepwalking, dream, party, diary, possession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
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, rough, realistic ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, violence, ghost, investigation, anthology, cat, hallucination, photographer, gory, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 109K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: suspense, scary, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, ghost town, traffic jam, deadly, wax museum, group of friends, violence, small town, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, louisiana, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, rough, bloody, macabre, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, urban legend, youth, cannibalism, murder, serial killer, hitchhiker, violent, satanic ritual, gory, slasher, massacre ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1977
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.4
 2K
Absurd (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man has been driven insane by church-sanctioned scientific experimentation which also causes him to be nearly impossible to kill. He is pursued to America by a priest where he embarks upon a killing spree while the priest tries to hunt him down ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, suspense
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, slasher, cannibal, psycho killer, sadism, death, monster, priest, supernatural, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.4
 70K
Suspiria (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From the moment she arrives in Freiberg, Germany, to attend the prestigious Tans Academy, American ballet-dancer Suzy Bannion senses that something horribly evil lurks within the walls of the age-old institution.
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: coven, lesbian subtext, murder, witch, dancer's life, ballet, mystery, killing off one by one, supernatural, woman in danger, student life, brutality ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 103K
Halloween (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, teenage life, massacre, sadism, manhunt, mask, vengeance, danger, doctors and patients ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of friends and their girlfriends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, stalking, psychopath, fugitives, wilderness, in the woods, youth, deadly, gory, camp ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Jeepers Creepers II (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After 23 horrifying days of gorging on human flesh, an ancient creature known as the Creeper embarks on a final voracious feeding frenzy, terrorizing a group of varsity basketball players, cheerleaders and coaches stranded on a remote highway when ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scarecrow, high school, slasher, beast, serial killer, cheerleader, rivalry, high school student, teenager, farm, school bus, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, bleak, rough ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, murder, danger, evil, fear, family in danger, haunted by the past, ghost, mute or deaf, family problems, demonic possession ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 102K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, slasher, cannibalism, manhunt, disfigurement, chase, danger, youth, gory, isolation, massacre, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.9
 11K
The Funhouse (1981)
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, carnival, halloween, violence, youth, danger, stalking, on the run, deadly, crimes, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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 6.3
 23K
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, summer camp, slasher, psychopath, serial killer, shyness, teenage life, youth, danger, violence, rivalry, brutality ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of people try to survive an attack of bloodthirsty zombies while trapped in a rural Pennsylvania farmhouse. Although not the first zombie film, Night of the Living Dead is the progenitor of the contemporary "zombie apocalypse" ...
Style: scary, rough, suspense, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, survival, cult, rescue, isolation, back from the dead, chaos, danger, trapped, cemetery, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1967, 1960s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Black Christmas (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one. A remake of the 1974 horror movie, Black Christmas.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, slasher, christmas, murder, dysfunctional family, hospital, gory, holiday, danger, mother son incest, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 8.0
 338K
The Exorcist (1973)
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, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, biblical ...
Plot: devil, evil force, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, priest, supernatural, religion, exorcism, clergy, psychiatrist, religions or cults, girl ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., asia, iraq, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.7
 3K
Nightmare (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious ...
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, stalking, psychopath, violence, gore, nightmare, knife murder, danger, family in danger, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: florida, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 3.9
 4K
Scary or Die (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The creation of filmmaker Michael Emanuel, SCARY OR DIE tells five interwoven horror stories that take place in and around the “City of Angles”. A flesh-eating clown desperately trying to protect the person he craves the most; a dirty cop and a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, brutal
Plot: zombie, gory, murder, vampire, supernatural, crimes, family in danger, dismemberment, transformation, death, clown, eaten alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.6
 7K
3 from Hell (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After barely surviving a furious shootout with the police, Baby Firefly, Otis Driftwood and Captain Spaulding are behind bars. But pure evil cannot be contained. Teaming up with Otis’ half-brother Wilson, the demented Firefly clan escape to ...
Style: road movie, dark
Plot: clown, death, violence, murder, sadism, porn, snake, psychopath, sadist, perversion, prisoner, firefly ...
Place: texas, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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