Movies like The Stick

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The Stick (1988)
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The Stick (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, War
Country: South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A squad (stick) of South African soldiers is sent into the bush to track down some rebel fighters when things take a supernatural turn.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, revenge, murder, soldier, racism, massacre, curse, apartheid, witch doctor, racist, war crime, cursed, remote village, young soldier, driven mad, child murder, dead children, white supremacist, haunted, chase, toy gun, pursuit
Place: south africa

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Most similar movies to The Stick

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, scary, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about murder, revenge, death, supernatural, ghost, supernatural power and chase mostly in Horror, Action and War genres. Some movies like The Stick: R-Point (2004), Asian Ghost Story (2016), Red Sands (2009), Shadow in the Cloud (2020), Sadomaster Total Mayhem (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 5K
R-Point (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: On 07 January 1972, the South Korean base in Nah-Trang, Vietnam, receives a radio transmission from a missing platoon presumed dead.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, survival, rescue, presumed dead, heroic mission, battle zone, military, rescue team, ghost, psychopath, black ops ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972, future
Place: vietnam, asia, north korea, cambodia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Asian Ghost Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The spirit of a dead Chinese railway worker seeking revenge possesses the body of a lethal assassin!
Style: psychotronic, scary, bleak, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, revenge, violence, supernatural power, murder, rescue, vengeance, killings, curses spells and rituals, death, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Hotel Inferno 2: The Cathedral of Pain (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 70 min.
Story: You, Frank Zimosa, are dead - brutally killed by the Mistandrian Cultists and trapped in the nightmarish Hotel Inferno: a special layer of Hell where demons co-exist with cultists, providing them dark, forbidden knowledge in exchange for endless ...
Style: psychotronic, bloody, splatter, scary, exciting ...
Plot: curse, torment, purgatory, hell, supernatural power, evil, portal, fight, suffering, nightmare, supernatural horror, witch ...
Time: 2010s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.2
 4K
Red Sands (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: During a mission in the Middle East, a group of US soldiers destroy a statue out of boredom only to then be visited by something the next day.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ancient mystery, soldier, desert, escapades, ghost, race against time, survival, military, supernatural ability, deadly creature, chaos, no survivors ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Shadow in the Cloud (2020)
Genre: Action, Horror, War
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A WWII pilot traveling with top secret documents on a B-17 Flying Fortress encounters an evil presence on board the flight.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: aerial combat, female pilot, female soldier, world war two, pilot, female protagonist, strong female lead, fight, combat, sexism, aviation, air battle ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Sadomaster Total Mayhem (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Argentina
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Anarchist punks battle a neo-fascist Argentine government in a near-future dystopia.
Style: splatter, bleak, suspenseful, slasher, scary ...
Plot: sodomy, nazi, bloodbath, massacre, nudity (full frontal - brief), cyborgs, bondage, avenger, destruction, rape, racism, gunfight ...
Time: near future
Place: argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 2.9
 185
City of Blood (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A medical examiner investigating a series of prostitute murders discovers that the culprit is an ancient tribal witch doctor come back to life.
Style: slasher, cult film
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, dream, doctor, police, murder, revenge, sexploitation, hallucination, burnout, sex, warrior ...
Time: 80s
Place: johannesburg south africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Hotel Inferno (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The contract killer Frank Zimosa has just been hired for a ridiculously lucrative mission by the rich and powerful Jorge Mistrandia. The objective: to kill a couple of people hiding in one of his European hotels. What would look like one of the ...
Style: psychotronic, atmospheric, harsh, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, brutality, assassin, hitman, lone wolves, fight scenes, organized crime, strong violent content, deathtrap, runaway, revenge, dark hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 6.2
 26
Barang (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Philippines
Story: A heart-pounding fright movie about a provincial lass whose life and death is shrouded by inexplicable and ghastly events so affecting the whole community of Sta. Barbara. Igan suffers a gruesome death in the hands of a devil worshipper, Nana ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: flashback, revenge, cursed, village idiot, suicide, funeral, ghost, curse, cemetery, voodoo, unrequited love, witch
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.5
 2K
Nang-Nak (1999)
Genre: Action, Horror, Romance, War
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a rural village in Thailand, Mak (Winai Kraibutr) is sent to fight in a war and leaves his pregnant wife, Nak (Intira Jaroenpura). Mak is injured and barely survives. He returns home to his doting wife and child, or so he thinks.
Style: serious, suspenseful, gloomy, scary, contemplative
Plot: ghost, village, pregnancy, revenge, countryside, death in childbirth, eclipse, social relations, battles, couples, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Tokolosh (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Africa
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Based on South African Tokolosh myths & legends. The Tokolosh is believed to be a dwarf like creature that has been killing people since 1838. Set in modern day South Africa a young architect tries to find out more about his wife's ...
Style: scary, disturbing, bleak, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: demon, mythical creature, creature feature, death, murder, paranormal phenomena, ghost, paranormal, supernatural ability, revenge, mission, peril ...
Time: 21st century
Place: south africa, johannesburg south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.8
 124
To the Death (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Kickboxing champ Rick Quinn decides to retire from the ring, but his main adversary, Denard, wants him to fight again and murders Quinn's wife. Quinn suspects Denard, but can't do anything. Three month later, Quinn is jailed after a ...
Plot: martial arts, kickboxer, kickboxing, revenge, sexploitation, martial arts training, fight, combat, master warrior, heroes, gangsters, showdown ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Under the Mill (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: ONCE A YEAR THE AMATEUR GHOST GROUP "GHOST CONS" GET TOGETHER TO ILLEGALLY BREAK INTO A KNOWN HAUNTED LOCATION TO EXPLORE- THIS TIME IT IS THE HAUNTED MILL,WELL BUDDY THE KLOWN AND HIS BROTHERS KUTTER, and KILLY BILLY IS UP TO IT AGAIN, ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: haunted, spirit, supernatural, killer, ghost, death, supernatural power, murder, chase, alcohol
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Lost Platoon (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, War
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An American reporter covering a civil war in Nicaragua discovers that four soldiers that he used to know during World War II are there and they are actual vampires fighting their own personal war against an evil Nicaraguan general and his own ...
Style: scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough
Plot: vampire, soldier, world war two, graphic violence, escapades, media, heroes, supernatural, journalism, military, war, siblings relations ...
Place: nicaragua, latin america, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.7
 210
War Dog (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An unsuspecting hero gets involved in uncovering a super soldier terrorist group that has brainwashed his brother.
Plot: strangulation, suicide, assassination, massacre, soldier, violence, psychopath, dead child, brutality, police shootout, gunfight, murder ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.6
 738
Grey Knight (1993)
Genre: Horror, War
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Slave traders bring back evil voodoo entity that is accidently freed by the Confederate army during the Civil War. The entity possesses the bodies of the dead soldiers to create an army of its own bent on conquest, using the corpses of both the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychotronic
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, supernatural, soldier, american civil war, survival, war, supernatural ability, deadly creature, ghost, heroic mission, battles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Soldiers of the Damned (2015)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: WWII German soldiers take an occult scientist into a haunted forest in Romania, only to be confronted by their own ghosts.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: occult, murder, world war two, attack, death, soldier, sniper, nazi, survival, violence, military, nazi zombie ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, russia, romania, balkan
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Alone in the Ghost House (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A minor celebrity and her husband head out on the road to investigate the most haunted house in America for their very own reality show, but upon arriving at the Devil's Commune things become worse than they could have ever imagined. They ...
Style: scary, suspense, psychotronic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, murder, ghost, death, massacre, found footage, supernatural ability, violence, deadly creature, characters in danger, paranormal investigation, peril ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 4.6
 510
Blood Hunt (2017)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Everything seems uneventful for Dean and Claire, as they head out into beautiful rural Australia for a weekend away. Their biggest problem is what to do about Claire being accepted into an interstate University. The couple come across Knuck and ...
Style: psychological, scary, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, revenge, murder, hostage, rape, brutality, redemption, friendship, death, youth, car accident, countryside ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
All the Devils Are Here (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA, Bahamas
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Five college students on a backwoods excursion encounter a deadly, nocturnal presence. As horrific events unfold, the group joins forces with a town local and a prison escapee and attempt to survive the night.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, scary, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: drug use, creature feature, cabin in the woods, rescue, evil, characters in danger, supernatural ability, monster, supernatural power, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.6
 97K
Overlord (2018)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: On the eve of D-Day, a group of American paratroopers is dropped behind enemy lines to carry out a mission crucial to the invasion’s success. But as they approach their target, they begin to realize there is more going on in this Nazi-occupied ...
Style: macabre, suspense, absurd, bleak, twists and turns ...
Plot: zombie, nazi, paratrooper, war, fascist, wartime, laboratory, supernatural, violence, behind enemy lines, soldier, survival ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: france, normandy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Oily Maniac (1976)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Malaysia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A cripple takes revenge on criminals by using a magic spell that transforms him into an oily monster/superhero.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: chase, revenge, police, swashbuckler, strangulation, decapitation, unrequited love, scam, tragic hero, dark hero, blackmail, regeneration ...
Place: malaysia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 18
Dark Night (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The first vampire himself Vlad Tepes arrives in the sleepy community of Willcox and quickly turns an innocent private nurse into his vampire queen. He then has her commit acts of murder on the communities less desirable and draining them of their ...
Style: suspense, bleak, tense, psychotronic, exciting
Plot: vampire, vampire hunter, dracula, slave, chase, monster, good versus evil, characters in danger, vengeance, murder, peril, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The House in Sherwood (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Angela Bennett is conducting an investigation into the paranormal events that happened at a haunted house in Sherwood. What Angela doesn't know is that she is being followed by Karen, who is making a film of her own.
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspense, disturbing
Plot: ghost, haunted house, paranormal investigation, demon, haunted, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, violence, curses spells and rituals, monster, revenge, supernatural power ...
Time: 21st century
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 154
Tough to Kill (1979)
Genre: Action, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of mercenaries escort a man with a million dollar bounty on his head across the African terrain. Double crosses, back stabbing, and gunfire follows.
Plot: soldier, assassin, hitman, bounty, jungle, mercenary, murder, infiltration, manhunt
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
J.D.'s Revenge (1976)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A college student is possessed by a 40's era gangster.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: murder, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, reincarnation, gangsters, incest, demon, occult, revenge, possession, injustice ...
Time: 1940s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 6K
Rigor Mortis (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Juno Mak’s debut feature Rigor Mortis is an eerie and chilling, contemporary action- and special effects-laden homage to the classic Chinese vampire movies of the 1980s.
Style: exciting, scary, serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: vampire, ghost, black magic, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, exorcism, down on your luck, supernatural ability, deadly creature, supernatural, haunted house, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.3
 96
White Lady (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Pearl,a simple and smart girl who just arrived in the city to attend college. For reasons she cannot explain and understand, Pearl is haunted by the ghost of a white lady said to be frequenting the school grounds.
Plot: ghost, school, accident, motorcycle, revenge, granddaughter, grandmother, university, janitor, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Returning (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A successful city lawyer abandons his practice and heads out to the country. There he comes upon a stately, but neglected, homestead. He moves in, and during his first night a beautiful ghostly woman makes love to him, in his sleep. Soon his ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: death, supernatural, curse, ghost, supernatural power, desert, ritual, stone
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.1
 822
Beyond Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An architect and his wife moves into a house with a bloody past and a 100 year old ghost, who possesses the wife.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: ghost, possession, magic, occult, supernatural power, witch, murder, voodoo, mansion, haunted house, honeymoon, revenge
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%