Movies like The Dead Are Alive

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The Dead Are Alive (1972)
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The Dead Are Alive (1972)
Original name: L'etrusco uccide ancora
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A photographer on an archaeological expedition digging up Etruscan ruins in Italy begins to suspect that not all the Etruscans buried there are actually dead.
Style: gothic, suspense
Plot: tomb, terror, zombie, monster, ghost, violence, death, reincarnation, living dead, undead, evil, supernatural power, murder, gothic horror, darkness, bloody violence, blood, gore, blood splatter, paranormal phenomena, italian horror
Time: year 1972
Place: italy, europe, southern italy

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Most similar movies to The Dead Are Alive

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, suspenseful, serious and scary films with plots about murder, gore, blood, death, evil, violence and serial killer mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Dead Are Alive: Autopsy (1975), The Other Hell (1981), Shockwave (2016), Minutes Past Midnight (2016), Gehenna (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Autopsy (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pathology med student and a priest team up to investigate a wave of suicides blamed on sun spots and discover a number of them to be actual murders.
Style: serious, rough, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, priest, student, danger, serial killer, investigation, slasher killer, gory, mystery, crimes, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.7
 625
The Other Hell (1981)
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, sadistic, satanic, demonic, suspense
Plot: possession, nun, murder, extreme violence, slashing, female villain, female serial killer, mad woman, deeply disturbed person, bloody violence, gardener, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: year 1980
Place: italy, southern italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.6
 22
Shockwave (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Just as Wes thought his summer couldn't get any worse it got terrifying when he wakes up one morning to find a bloody mess with a letter to add the cherry on top to a confusing puzzle that leads to a gruesome trail of shock and horror.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: fear, homicidal maniac, bad guy, psycho killer, slasher, thrill ride, shower scene, violence, wig, shower, murder, cult ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
100 Ghost Street: The Return of Richard Speck (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of paranormal investigators sojourned to the Chicago walk-up where deranged drifter Richard Speck systematically slew eight student nurses back in ’66, looking for restless spirits. Their unfortunate success gets shockingly documented in ...
Style: dark
Plot: found footage, talking to the camera, looking at the camera, ghost, fright, scare, fear, camera, blood, mysterious death, danger, cruelty ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Minutes Past Midnight (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As midnight falls, all manner of terror invades the Earth. demons, cannibals, killers, ghosts and monsters swarm the world in these tales of the supernatural, the fantastic, and the just plain horrific. Featuring nine stories of horror.
Plot: ghost, gore, cannibalism, creature, monster, terror, anthology, festival, axe, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.0
 1K
Gehenna (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A group visits Saipan to search for locations for their company's newest resort. As they find what they think is the perfect spot, they discover a hidden bunker on the property which they decide to explore. However, they soon find out that ...
Style: biblical
Plot: gore, teenager, torture, strangulation, corpse, suicide, heartbeat, valley, island, myth, terror, urban legend ...
Place: pacific ocean, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 2.5
 2K
Ghost Lake (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rebecca Haster blames herself for the death of her parents and decides to spend sometime alone in the lakeside cottage of her parents in Rushford Lake. She meets Stan James on the road and gives a lift to the stranger. Later they become friends, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, zombie, small town, isolation, resort, mystery, lake or river, dealing with death, family in danger, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A wealthy English lord is suffering a mental breakdown following the death of his red-headed wife, Evelyn, whom he feared was cheating on him. He tours local bars and dives, scouring for lovely red-heads willing to come back to his decaying castle ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, gothic, psycho film
Plot: bondage, murder, redhead, sadist, castle, pervert, gothic horror, psychopath, ghost, palaces castles and temples, gory, whodunit ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 4.9
 132
Feng Shui 2 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It focuses on Lester who, upon getting the cursed bagua, starts to get all the luck and prosperity he could get in his life, but with deadly consequences.
Style: suspense, sinister
Plot: burial, spiritualism, tragic event, spirit, haunted house, death of friend, luck, clairvoyance, horoscope, murder of friend, electrocution, cemetery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Lady in Red Kills Seven Times (1972)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film starts out incredibly in a beautiful Gothic castle in Germany. As little girls, Kitty Wildenbrück and her sister Evelyn have been fighting when their grandfather tells them the story behind an incredibly uncanny painting: Legend has it ...
Style: psycho film, rough, suspenseful, suspense, exciting
Plot: murder, serial killer, whodunit, stabbed to death, female psychopath, death, violence, sadism, brutality, insanity, cruelty, mercilessness ...
Place: europe, italy, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.7
 441
Don't Click (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A horror movie about the mysterious happenings that happen to a pair of sisters after watching an unidentified video. Directed by Kim Tae-kyeong, Park Bo-yeong plays Se-hee who tries to save her sister Jeong-mi, her boyfriend Joo Won and Kang Byeol ...
Style: suspense, sinister
Plot: spirit, death by strangulation, murder, bubble bath, death, internet, curse, asian, witchcraft, dead girl, schoolgirl, laptop ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Lucifer Killings (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Story: The hunt for one of the most prolific serial killer begins.
Style: gothic, suspense
Plot: fear, death, murder, serial killer, true crime, bodies, blood, lucifer, gore, darkness, thrill ride
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Return to House on Haunted Hill (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Eight years have passed since Sara Wolfe and Eddie Baker escaped the House on Haunted Hill. Now the kidnapped Ariel, Sara's sister, goes inside the house with a group of treasure hunters to find the statue of Baphomet, worth millions and ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, evil, murder, gory, deadly creature, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, zombie, survival, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
Style: brutal, surreal, psychological, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: rapist, serial killer, art, policewoman, murder, killer, sexual abuse, sadistic psychopath, mental illness, gory, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, italy, florence, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Sweeney Todd, a barber, and Maggie Lovett, a baker, join forces to commit a series of brutal, gory murders in London with a little help from Tobias Ragg, an employee of Maggie' bakery who abducts a number of customers from the barber shop and ...
Style: psycho film, sadistic, british horror
Plot: dismemberment, blood, murder, violence, gore, cannibal, serial killer, evil, customer, killer, head cut off, cannibalism ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Ang Pagsanib kay Leah Dela Cruz (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A lady cop who moves into a small town gets drawn to a case that involves a girl that's possessed by an evil spirit.
Style: disturbing, asian horror, gothic, christian horror, suspense
Plot: possession, entity, good versus evil, gore, priest, hospital, curse, evil, killer, spirituality, nightmare, young woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.7
 27K
Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, pianist, serial killer, psychopath, stalking, danger, family in danger, investigation, psychic, reporter, mysterious character, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, australia, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.2
 602
Ghosthunters (2016)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When one of their own loses his wife and daughter at the hands of a serial killer, a team of ghost hunters is determined to capture the spirits of the loved ones so their spirits can finally rest in peace. But as the team goes deeper into the house, ...
Plot: paranormal, serial killer, ghost, gore, blood splatter, clairvoyant, murder, daughter, secret, ghost hunter, haunted house
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 6.4
 3K
Blood Brides (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A madman haunted by the ghost of his ex-wife carves a corpse-laden trail.
Style: suspenseful, surreal, psychological, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, murder, gory, woman in danger, crimes, deadly, whodunit, homicidal maniac, serial murder, criminal ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.1
 363
Ghastly (2011)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Desperately wanting a child, Ga-hee receives help from an exorcist and kidnaps and seals a child in a jar. After she gives birth to her son Bin, Ga-hee is brutally murdered. Along with her husband Jang-hwan and her sister Yoo-rin, Sunny moves into ...
Style: sinister, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: ghost, missing person, murder, massacre, revenge, deception, violence, spirit, knife, psychopath, curse, dark secret ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.4
 119K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, evil doll, death, sacrifice, violence, toy comes to life, cult, danger, demonic possession ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1969
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, pasadena california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.7
 3K
Curtains (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, stalking, killer, mask, lesbian, violence, maniac, audition, doll, serial killer, slasher, chase ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.9
 28K
Suspiria (2018)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A young ballet dancer travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is a front for something far more sinister and supernatural amidst a series of increasingly grisly murders.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, touching, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: ballet, dance performance, choreography, psychotherapist, good versus evil, mysterious event, paranormal phenomena, serial murder, mysterious death, secret, dead woman, curse ...
Place: berlin germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 6.4
 191
The Healing (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A community rushes to a faith healer after learning that one of them was miraculously healed from a deadly disease by the same person. They are torn apart afterwards as the healing brings them a terrible curse that wreaks harm and death.
Style: suspense, gothic, surprise ending, sinister, christian horror ...
Plot: broken glass, monk, living dead, killer child, ritual, decapitation, fear, father daughter relationship, dying, curse, evil man, loss of loved one ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 723
The Comeback (1978)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A singer holes up at a sinister estate to write new songs for his act. The ghost of his murdered wife begins to haunt him, then the person who actually killed her shows up at the mansion.
Plot: pop star, proto-slasher, nightmare, housekeeper, gore, secretary, ghost, comeback, mansion, murder of wife, penthouse, husband wife estrangement ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, violence, slasher, obsession, gory, danger, deadly, teenage life, revenge, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.0
 3K
The Psychic (1977)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman with psychic powers has a vision of a murder that took place in a house owned by her husband.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, gory, ghost, mentally unstable, clairvoyant, mystery, supernatural ability, investigation, mind game, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
 24
Soul Looting (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nefeli (Nefeli Papaioannou) moves to her boyfriend's (Iraklis Savvopoulos) flat. After a while she discovers that strange hallucinations invade her life. Being afraid of her boyfriend's reaction to the bad news, she decides not to let him ...
Plot: gore, poison, ghost, zombie, surrealism, murder, supernatural power, necrophilia, blood, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.5
 23
Chain Mail (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A usual chain mail is forwarded to a group of people. Some pass it while others ignore. One dies and is followed by series of sudden and unexplainable deaths of others. Soon after, a revelation begins to unfold, the chain mail is cursed and so she ...
Style: sinister, surprise ending, psychotronic, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: death, serial killer, serial murder, night, bleeding to death, supernatural power, abuse of power, terror, e mail, demon, dead man, dead woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 107K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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: scary, suspense, gothic, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, group of friends, wax museum, ghost town, slasher, traffic jam, small town, torture, brutality, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 50s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%