Movies like The Dead Are Alive

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The Dead Are Alive (1972)
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The Dead Are Alive
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: terror, tomb, bloody violence, gothic horror, italian horror, paranormal phenomena, darkness, supernatural power, reincarnation, living dead, undead, evil, monster, zombie, ghost, blood splatter, gore, violence, murder, death, blood
Time: year 1972
Place: southern italy, europe, italy

Most similar movies to The Dead Are Alive

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, serious, suspenseful and scary films with plots about murder, terror, evil, blood, violence, gore and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Dead Are Alive: Autopsy (1975), The Other Hell (1981), Suspiria (2018), The Healing (2012), Chain Mail (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Autopsy
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, gory, mystery, crimes, danger, serial killer, deadly, supernatural, student, priest, investigation, clergy ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 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: demonic, satanic, disturbing, suspense, sadistic
Plot: nun, possession, hell on earth, female murderer, sadistic killer, evil nun, gory violence, disturbed individual, female villain, dog attack, mother superior, mad woman ...
Time: year 1980
Place: europe, italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   66%
 
 6.6
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Suspiria
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: gothic, sinister, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: ballet, supernatural, good versus evil, actress playing multiple roles, surrealism, corpse, blood splatter, knife, gore, escape attempt, murder, missing person ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   66%
 
 6.4
 185
The Healing
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: sinister, christian horror, gothic, macabre, surprise ending ...
Plot: broken glass, fear, prayer, flashback, murder, stabbed to death, revenge, fire, grocery store, violence, cake, fainting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   43%
 
 4.5
 23
Chain Mail
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, psychotronic, surprise ending, suspense, gothic ...
Plot: death, disturbed individual, psychological trauma, flickering light, evil power, supernatural horror, abuse of power, wrath, human monster, dead girl, death by strangulation, naked dead woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   45%
 
 6.4
 3K
Blood Brides
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: serious, atmospheric, surreal, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, psychopath, store, crimes, ghost, deadly, wedding dress, murder, mind game, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
 6.7
 3K
Anguish
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's assistant with an unhealthy interest in human eyeballs goes on a killing spree to collect eyeballs for his overbearing mother's collection. Reality soon takes a bizarre turn, both for the characters and the audience.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: theater, ghost, serial killer, mentally unstable, slasher, mysterious character, obsession, mind game, murder, mental illness, psychopath, who done it ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, spain, europe, america, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
The Stendhal Syndrome
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: surreal, psychological, suspenseful, stylized, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, art, gory, murder, sexual abuse, brutality, obsession, vengeance, memory loss, violence, insanity, rape ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, florence, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   52%
 
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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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
 4.9
 127
Feng Shui 2
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: sinister, suspense
Plot: murder of friend, clairvoyance, cap, evil power, horoscope, spirit, tragic event, spiritualism, rags to riches, slum, burial, luck ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
All the Colors of the Dark
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Jane lives in London with her boyfriend Richard. Her mother was murdered when she was young, she recently lost a baby in a car crash and she's plagued by nightmares of a knife-wielding man. Richard thinks that the cure is vitamins, while ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, mysterious character, gory, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, investigation, obsession, mind game, stalking, voyeurism, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
 5.7
 21
Shockwave
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: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: body count, scare, psycho killer, slasher, homicidal maniac, bad guy, hair, shower, blood, knife, blood splatter, blonde ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   47%
 
Anthropophagus
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: slasher, island, gory, ocean or sea, mind game, stalking, psychopath, survival, serial killer, isolation, cannibal, stranded ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
 6.0
 3K
Baron Blood
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. There he visits the castle of an ancestor, a sadistic Baron who was cursed to a violent death by a witch whom the Baron had burned at the stake. Peter reads aloud the incantation that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, gory, slasher, hotel, gothic horror, supernatural ability, witchcraft, torture, palaces castles and temples, obsessive quest, vengeance ...
Time: 15th century, contemporary
Place: austria, europe, dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   37%
 
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, camp, gory, supernatural, vengeance, murder, zombie, brutality, blood, violence, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   38%
 
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Madman
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, summer camp, wilderness, gory, ocean or sea, stalking, murder, teenage life, who done it, campfire ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   34%
 
What Have They Done to Your Daughters?
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Police investigate apparent suicide of teen girl and uncover details of a teenage prostitution racket. They go on the hunt for a motorcycle riding killer.
Style: sadistic, suspense, psycho film
Plot: motorcycle, police, gore, psychopath, sex, violence, blood, suicide, voyeur, prostitute, killer, serial killer ...
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   35%
 
The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of sex murders shock a college campus, and four beautiful young girlfriends head for the safety of an isolated country villa. But as they succumb to their own erotic desires, their weekend of pleasure becomes a vacation to dismember at the ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, sexual, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, college, strong sexual content, countryside, gory, woman in danger, deadly, investigation, prostitution, swamp, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: southern italy, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   41%
 
Black Belly of the Tarantula
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife.
Style: serious, rough, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, crime, gory, sexual abuse, mystery, voyeurism, tarantula, psychopath, woman in danger, serial killer, jacket, wasp ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   30%
 
The Lady in Red Kills Seven Times
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
Plot: serial killer, murder, whodunit, mutilated body, psycho terror, gore, beating, corpse, knife, brunette, sensuality, blonde ...
Place: west germany, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   38%
 
 6.1
 7K
Pieces
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Puerto Rico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, university, murder, mysterious character, martial arts, gory, slasher, investigation, college, stalking, mind game, chainsaw ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   40%
 
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl who possesses the power of telekinesis accidentally causes her father's death after a family dispute at Crystal Lake. Years later, when a doctor tries to exploit her abilities, her power becomes a hellish curse, and she unwittingly ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, camp, murder, gory, supernatural, psychiatrist, vengeance, splatter, blood, death, strong sexual content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   39%
 
 7.5
 148K
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Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gory, survival, isolation, supernatural, zombie, blood, deadly creature, police, chase, violence, death, gore ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   36%
 
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 6.8
 54K
The Fog
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a dark secret about the town's founding; radio announcer Stevie witnesses ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, vengeance, revenge, ghost, zombie, storytelling, murder, violence, death, blood, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1979
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   28%
 
 5.8
 98K
Gothika
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: scary, gothic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, hospital, protagonist as suspect, supernatural, murder, investigation, psychiatrist, mental illness, insanity, twists & turns, mind game, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   38%
 
Alone in the Dark
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, gory, parents and children, missing person, crimes, danger, slasher, deadly, meat cleaver, maniac, blackout ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   27%
 
My Bloody Valentine
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remaining crewmembers and warned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, small town, vengeance, murder, halloween, splatter, supernatural, brutality, gore, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1960, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   33%
 
 5.1
 357
Ghastly
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: surprise ending, suspense, sinister
Plot: shaman, severed foot, mysterious past, altar, disturbed individual, dead boy, evil child, perversion, body count, spirit, sibling rivalry, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   27%
 
White: The Melody of the Curse
Genre: Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Pop band Pink Dolls emerges to stardom after releasing a remake of “White,” written by an anonymous composer. The more popular the members become, however, the more they become torn by jealousy and rivalries. But as the girls each take turns to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, suspense ...
Plot: music, music band, rising to stardom, showbiz, danger, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, ghost, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, ambition, idol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Homicidal maniac Jason returns from the grave to cause more bloody mayhem. Young Tommy may have escaped from Crystal Lake, but he’s still haunted by the gruesome events that happened there. When gory murders start happening at the secluded halfway ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, gory, hospital, brutality, death, violence, blood, mental institution, revenge, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   28%
 
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