Movies like It 2017

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It (2017)
 7.3
 548K
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: scary, suspense, epic, slasher, psychotronic, bloody, rough, surprise ending, psychological, touching ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: monster, killer clown, small town, evil clown, clown, fear, missing person, child, death of brother, good versus evil, supernatural horror, school, coming of age, villain, child killer, death, teenager, balloon, children, child in peril, bullying, sadistic psychopath, asthma, camaraderie, psycho killer ...
Time: year 1989, 80s, year 1988
Place: maine

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Most similar movies to It

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, slasher, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about blood, murder, violence, supernatural, chase, death and serial killer mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like It: Stranger Things (2016), Summer of 84 (2018), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Sleepaway Camp (1983), Children of the Corn (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 266K
It Chapter Two (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
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, slasher, bloody, epic, macabre ...
Audience: kids
Plot: killer clown, evil clown, clown, evil, creature, panic, carnival, murder, group of friends, kids in trouble, fear, asthma ...
Time: 80s, year 1989, 2010s, year 2016
Place: maine, new york, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
96%
 6.8
 130K
It (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
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, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: childhood, clown, supernatural, monster, children, friendship, asthma, child in peril, villain, killer clown, small town, torture ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, year 1960, 80s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 8.7
 1.2M
Stranger Things (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.
Style: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: supernatural, monster, small town, telekinesis, experiment, super powers, parallel world, friendship, supernatural power, missing person, government conspiracy, parallel universe ...
Time: 80s, future, year 1983, 20th century, year 1987 ...
Place: indiana, ussr, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 6.7
 42K
Summer of 84 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: 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, slasher, ambiguous ending, enigmatic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, group of friends, friendship, murder suspect, murder, basement, murder mystery, surveillance, child killer, teenage boy, psycho killer, private investigation ...
Time: year 1984, 80s, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, nightmare, murder, serial killer, teenager, nightmare comes true, high school, sleep deprivation, fear, monster, dream, supernatural horror ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.2
 34K
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: slasher, disturbing, scary, surprise ending, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, youth, psychopath, murder, twists and turns, rivalry, teenage life, mental illness, violence, brutality, bullying ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: slasher, scary, bloody, surreal, suspense ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: supernatural, asthma, high school, monster, serial killer, time loop, murder, teenager, demon, martial arts, nightmare comes true, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, year 1991
Place: ohio, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: scary, slasher, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: cult, killer child, children, small town, supernatural, religion, murder, isolation, good versus evil, brutality, cornfield, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the ...
Style: slasher, suspense, tense, scary, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, psycho, mystery killer, psychopath, psycho killer, unknown killer, masked killer, mutilation, murderer, disturbed individual, killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, vengeance, childhood trauma, ghost, psychiatrist, fear, nightmare, curse, haunted by the past, family in danger, abusive mother ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie, who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, teenager, masked killer, murder, masked villain, small town, escaped mental patient, supernatural, torture, monster, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in ...
Style: slasher, scary, bloody, suspenseful, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, morgue, forest, torture, serial teen killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), summer camp, friday the thirteenth, masked killer, lake, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Amityville Horror (1979)
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, macabre, disturbing, gothic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, murder, haunted, indian burial ground, imaginary friend, family in danger, paranormal, supernatural horror, mystery, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, year 1975
Place: new jersey, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
The Amityville Horror (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A family is terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a home that was the site of a grisly mass-murder.
Style: scary, suspense, stylized, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, murder, domestic disturbance, paranormal activity, family in danger, family relations, insanity, parents and children, family problems, death ...
Time: 21st century, 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa, new york, long island
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.4
 29K
Silver Bullet (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The small city of Tarker's Mill is startled by a series of sadistic murders. The population fears that this is the work of a maniac. During a search a mysterious, hairy creature is observed. This strange appearance is noticed once a month. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: werewolf, beast, supernatural, monster, small town, murder, escapades, social relations, transformation, catholic priest, curfew, children ...
Time: 80s, year 1976, 70s
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.2
 146K
The Lost Boys (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires ...
Style: scary, stylized, surprise ending, entertaining, gothic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: vampire, small town, supernatural, brother brother relationship, motorcycle, transformation, teenage boy, supernatural power, amusement park, single mother, coming of age, home invasion ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, killing spree, masked killer, psycho, halloween, killer, evil, violence, massacre, house fire, hospital ...
Time: 2010s, 70s, 21st century, year 1978
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.1
 11K
Tourist Trap (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Their car breaks down and four friends find themselves stranded at The Lost Oasis, a strange museum run by the friendly Mr. Slausen. Even though they are warned not to, the teens explore a house nearby and learn that it belongs to Davey, Mr. ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mannequin, serial killer, psychopath, insanity, group of friends, chase, cult, youth, stranded, crimes, old dark house ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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 5.5
 20K
Deadgirl (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When high school misfits Rickie and JT decide to ditch school and find themselves lost in the crumbling facility of a nearby abandoned hospital, they come face-to-face with a gruesome discovery: a body of a woman stripped naked, chained to a table ...
Style: suspense, scary, disturbing, psychological, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual abuse, zombie, necrophilia, supernatural, teenager, rape, mentally unstable, moral dilemma, depravity, high school, hospital, torture ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 7.3
 166K
Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: kids
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, poltergeist, psychic, suburban life, nightmare, child in peril, haunted, parallel world, suburbs, chaos ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 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: slasher, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: fugitives, murder, psychopath, stalking, backwoods, serial killer, youth, camp, camping, crimes, insanity, rage ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Ghost of Camp Blood (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: For years, the infamous Blackwood Forest was terrorized by the Camp Blood Killer. Now, the killer is back as a vengeful spirit seeking revenge from beyond the grave.
Style: slasher, splatter, scary, psychotronic, bleak ...
Plot: killer clown, clown, spirit, masked killer, evil clown, murder, demon, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigation, peril, paranormal, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.7
 25K
Clown (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A loving father finds a clown suit for his son's birthday party, only to realize the suit is part of an evil curse that turns its wearer into a killer.
Style: slasher, scary, disturbing, atmospheric, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer clown, monster, clown, supernatural, evil clown, transformation, demon, children, murder, family, brutality, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Jeepers Creepers 2 (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: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, monster, scarecrow, supernatural, demon, beast, farm, teenager, deadly creature, cheerleader, cornfield, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: gothic, macabre, slasher, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: bdsm, cat, greed, murder, ghost, zombie, serial killer, crimes, supernatural, spirit, torture, supernatural power ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america, pittsburgh, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 6.9
 135K
The Black Phone (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Finney Shaw, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where screaming is of little use. When a disconnected phone on the wall begins to ring, Finney discovers that he can hear the voices ...
Style: suspense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: child abduction, masked killer, psycho killer, kidnapped, basement, bullying, kidnapping, escape attempt, murderer, locked in a basement, phone terror, murder ...
Time: 70s, year 1978, 20th century
Place: colorado, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.
Style: scary, macabre, rough, suspenseful, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, living dead, zombie attack, monster, death, apocalypse, wilderness, cannibalism, chaos, farmhouse, woman in danger, end of the world ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1990, 80s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.6
 79K
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: suspense, scary, disturbing, rough, splatter ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, infected, forest, disease, plague, survival, death, paranoia, illness, cabin in the woods, small town, apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Anthropophagus (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, cannibal, stranded, cannibalism, isolation, survival, confined, zombie, supernatural, mysterious character, on the run, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: athens greece, europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
Camp Blood 8: Revelations (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The Killing at Camp Blood stopped for a while. But the son of the original killer clown has carried on the machete and driven by his deranged mother, played by Sally Mullins (Things 4, Lights Out With David Spade), continues to kill anyone who ...
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, psychotronic, disturbing ...
Plot: killer clown, clown, masked killer, lost in the woods, death, chase, obsession, maniac, revenge, youth, murder, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%