Movies like The Dead Don't Die

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The Dead Don't Die
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: In the 1930s, a sailor trying to prove that his brother was wrongly executed for murder finds himself becoming drawn in the occult world.
Plot: execution, zombie, city, supernatural, occult, living dead, mad scientist, false accusation, brother, neo noir, murder, revenge, scientist
Time: 1930s
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Dawn of the Dead
Horror, Thriller
USA, Italy
127 min.
 8.0
Hellraiser
Horror, Thriller
UK
94 min.
 7.0
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about zombie, murder, supernatural, deadly, gory, danger and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Music genres. Some movies like The Dead Don't Die: The Horror Show (1989), Horror Rises from the Tomb (1973), From a Whisper to a Scream (1987), Open Grave (2013), The Cabinet of Caligari (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Horror Show
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, gory, master criminal, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, zombie, vengeance, violence spree, supernatural romance, afterlife, murder ...
Time: 80s
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Horror Rises from the Tomb
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In Medieval France a warlock is be-headed and his wife tortured and executed. Hundreds of years later an isolated group of people discover his head buried on their property. Soon it comes back to life, possessing people and using them to commit ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: ghost, murder, mysterious character, gory, slasher, supernatural ability, haunted house, monastery, zombie, vampire, estate, ocean or sea ...
Time: middle ages, 1400s
Place: europe, france
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From a Whisper to a Scream
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The uncle of an executed murderess relates four stories of his hometown, Oldfield, to a reporter. In the first, an elderly man pursues a romance with a younger woman, even to the grave and beyond. In the second, a wounded man on the run from ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: american civil war, gory, ghost, serial killer, anthology, small town, slasher, murder, voodoo, supernatural ability, zombie, investigation ...
Place: tennessee, usa
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System:   61%
    User:   61%
 
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Open Grave
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man awakes-- without memory -- in a pit full of bodies and must figure out if the people who rescued him are the killers, or if he is the murderer.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, twist ending ...
Plot: memory loss, zombie, paranoia, virus, amnesia, murder, blood, uncover truth, apocalypse, mystery, plot twist, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada
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The Brotherhood III: Young Demons
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of devil-may-care teenagers discover they've mistakenly called upon the Prince of Darkness in this flashy horror story.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: high school, gory, ghost, school, slasher, supernatural ability, vampire, zombie, prank, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, murder ...
Time: contemporary, middle ages, 21st century
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The Cabinet of Caligari
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A delirious young woman (Glynis Johns) feels trapped in a remote mansion at the mercy of a madman (Dan O'Herlihy).
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: mental institution, zombie, estate, deadly, supernatural, mysterious character, car breakdown, held captive, espionage, kidnapping, mental illness, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
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The Lords of Salem
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The City of Salem, Massachusetts is visited by a coven of ancient witches.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: witch, gory, supernatural, devil, losing-it hero, drugs/alcohol, rock, violence, witches, brutality, curses spells and rituals, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, new england, usa
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System:   51%
    User:   58%
 
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Blood Sisters
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 1974, a little boy tries to talk a little girl into getting naked for him, which she refuses and calls him a pervert. He then runs home, which happens to be a brothel where several (extremely unattractive) hookers and their johns roam around in ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, gory, college, haunted house, serial killer, slasher, zombie, vampire, stalking, murder, violence spree, college life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   56%
 
 6.5
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The Crazies
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four friends find themselves trapped in their small hometown after they discover their friends and neighbors going quickly and horrifically insane.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, gory, small town, virus, splatter, supernatural, military, insanity, zombie, transformation, violence, blood ...
Place: iowa, kansas, usa
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System:   49%
    User:   44%
 
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Funeral Home
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman arrives at her grandmother's house, which used to be a funeral home, to help her turn the place into a bed-and-breakfast inn. After they open, however, guests begin disappearing or turning up dead.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: slasher, zombie, gory, deadly, supernatural, mystery, split personality, grandfather, grandmother, maniac, cellar, funeral ...
Time: 70s
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System:   49%
    User:   46%
 
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young Gatlin residents are orphaned after the younger brother kills their father. The terror of Gatlin goes urban when the two boys are placed in the custody of two foster parents in the city. The younger brother takes some corn seeds along for ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bloody, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, cult, blood, supernatural, vengeance, violence, gore, mischievous children, splatter, demons, death, monster ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, chicago illinois
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System:   47%
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Dark Souls
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl, Johanna, is attacked and seemingly murdered. Her father receives a phone call from the police pronouncing her dead as he sees her walk in the front door of their house. Strange things begin to happen to Johanna; she is disorientated ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: gory, uncover truth, vengeance, who done it, zombie, deadly, murder, psychopath, kids in trouble, police investigation, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   53%
 
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Effects
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Some crew members of a company shooting a horror film begin to suspect that the "killings" in the movie are real, and that they are actually making a "snuff" film.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough
Plot: murder, gory, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, crimes, deadly, fall in love, serial killer, slasher, zombie, investigation, voyeurism ...
Time: 70s
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System:   39%
    User:   33%
 
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Frost: Portrait of a Vampire
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: San Diego, present day: The murders are starting again. A girl has been found with two holes in her neck and her body totally drained of blood. Lt Dan Richardson [Shane Pliskin] knows what it is but doesn't believe it, so he calls in blind ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: vampire, deadly creature, slasher, zombie, vengeance, murder, deadly, buddies, stalking, crimes, danger, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, afghanistan
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System:   38%
    User:   39%
 
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Frozen Scream
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mad scientists turn people into frozen zombies and the zombies wreak havoc and kill people.
Style: sinister
Plot: zombie, breasts, female scientist, axe, zombie attack, dream, mansion, death of husband, experiment, house, police detective, axe murder ...
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Ouija: Origin of Evil
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, China, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small ...
Style: scary, suspense, intense, disturbing, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ouija board, demons, ghosts, possession, dialogue, death, storytelling, devil, teenagers, survival, murder ...
Time: 1960s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   44%
 
 3.8
 458
Trespassers
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tyler is a surfer who constantly searches for good surfing spots. When he's traveling through Mexico, he finds one of the best places he has ever seen. He invites his brother Colin to join him and his friends in surfing the wild Mexican waves. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Plot: gory, deadly creature, ghost, slasher, wilderness, zombie, survival, vengeance, isolation, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   33%
 
 2.8
 132
Zombie Cop
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During a drug raid, a narcotics officer confronts a strange Voodoo priest named Dr. Death, who is chanting. The officer and the priest shoot it out and they both wind up dead. Later, the two rise from their graves and return to the land of the ...
Plot: living dead, supernatural, occult, cemetery, shotgun, zombie, revenge, psychopath, voodoo
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System:   36%
    User:   29%
 
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The Kindred
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, who claims to be his mothers biggest fan. Together with ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, gory, murder, monster, supernatural, dangerous animal, death, monsters, splatter, blood, hospital, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
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    User:   36%
 
[REC] 4: Apocalypse
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ángela Vidal the young television reporter who entered the building with the fireman, manages to make it out alive. But what the soldiers don?t know is that she carries the seed of the strange infection. She is to be taken to a provisional ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, intense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: survival, gory, isolation, virus, gore, splatter, death, apocalypse, zombie, demons, parody, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, barcelona spain
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Left in Darkness
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Celia (Monica Keena, Freddy vs. Jason) has had a rough life, with a mother who died in childbirth and a father who disappeared. Unfortunately for Celia, death is not any easier than life. When she is drugged and raped at a frat party, Celia dies ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, light
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, dealing with death, afterlife, supernatural romance, curses spells and rituals, heaven, hell, darkness, death in the family, haunted by the past, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
 4.3
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Hellblock 13
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a haunted death row cellblock, a deranged female serial killer reads a trio of twisted tales to her executioner.
Style: dark humor, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: ghost, prison, gory, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, crime, zombie, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
 4.2
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V/H/S Viral
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: V/H/S: VIRAL's segments include the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power, a homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world, teenage skaters that unwillingly become targets of a Mexican death cult ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, melancholic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, gory, parallel universe, monster, gore, death, danger, murder, splatter, demons, chaos and mayhem, monsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tijuana mexico, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
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Sole Survivor
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Denise Watson is a TV station worker who is the only survivor of a unexplained, horrific airplane crash in which she is completely unscratched. Soon, Denise becomes haunted by feelings of unworthiness as well as seeing strange people following her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: wilderness, gory, afterlife, danger, airplane, ghost, deadly, zombie, survival, psychic, escapades, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
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System:   33%
    User:   39%
 
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Fear No Evil
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: High school student turns out to be personification of Lucifer. Two archangels in human form (as women) take him on.
Style: serious, atmospheric, scary, disturbing, demonic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, gory, supernatural ability, vengeance, afterlife, teenage life, good versus evil, religions or cults, revenge, satan, supernatural, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
 4.8
 578
The Other Hell
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A modern priest investigates nuns' claims that the Devil is present in their nunnery.
Style: disturbing, demonic, satanic, suspense, sadistic
Plot: nun, possession, sadistic killer, female murderer, evil nun, gory violence, splatter, slashing, sadistic psychopath, extreme violence, bloody violence, female villain ...
Time: year 1980
Place: europe, italy, southern italy
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System:   32%
    User:   32%
 
 5.0
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Unrest
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young pathology med student suspects that the spirit of a dead cadaver in the hospital morgue where she works is killing off all those who handle or desecrate the body.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, psychological
Plot: hospital, ghost, gory, zombie, obsession, murder, haunted by the past, prostitute, crimes, deadly, supernatural, student ...
Time: contemporary
Place: medical school, brazil
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System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
Rocktober Blood
Genre: Horror, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A crazed rock singer returns from the dead to murder members of his former band.
Plot: heavy metal, slasher, rock concert, song, singer, telephone call, singing, death, musician, bubble bath, sadism, white panties ...
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System:   32%
    User:   26%
 

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Genre: Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 102 min.
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Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   31%
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Intruder
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
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System:   31%
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