Movies like The Stick

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The Stick (1988)
 5.8
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The Stick (1988)
Genre: Action, Horror, War
Country: South Africa
Duration: 87 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, soldier, racism, curse, massacre, witch doctor, apartheid, racist, murder, cursed, remote village, war crime, white supremacist, child murder, young soldier, driven mad, revenge, toy gun, dead children, haunted
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, suspenseful, serious and scary films with plots about murder, revenge, ghost, death, supernatural, danger and soldier mostly in Horror, Action and War genres. Some movies like The Stick: R-Point (2004), Red Sands (2009), City of Blood (1987), Barang (2006), War Dog (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 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, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, vietnam war, survival, rescue, presumed dead, heroic mission, battle zone, deadly, military, danger, rescue team, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972, future
Place: vietnam, asia, cambodia, north korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.2
 3K
Red Sands (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 88 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: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ancient mystery, soldier, desert, race against time, escapades, ghost, danger, deadly creature, supernatural ability, deadly, military, chaos ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 2.8
 142
City of Blood (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa
Duration: 91 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: cult film
Plot: weapons, prostitute, serial killer, murder, police, revenge, city, dream, mask, doctor, burnout, hallucination ...
Time: 80s
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.9
 19
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: cursed, flashback, cemetery, revenge, voodoo, curse, unrequited love, village idiot, suicide, funeral, ghost, witch
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 5.7
 179
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: suicide, soldier, strangulation, massacre, assassination, street shootout, explosion, child knocked unconscious, psychopath, gun duel, violence, gun ...
Place: vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: serious, suspenseful, bleak, rough, scary
Plot: vampire, soldier, danger, heroes, imaginary, journalism, media, supernatural, escapades, war, military, world war two ...
Place: nicaragua, latin america, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.2
 107
Holy Hell (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Holy Hell is the over-the-top, outrageous, sexually-deviant, blood-drenched story of Father Augustus Bane: a priest pushed too far who begins praying to a revolver and hunting down the gangsters who killed his parishioners. In the vein of recent ...
Style: sexy
Plot: murder, exploitation, revenge, gun, blasphemy, lord, priest, justice, massacre, satire, torture, cleavage ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.6
 816
The Demon (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: South Africa
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Random people are terrorized by a malevolent man who brings their worst fears to life.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: disco, child murder, supernatural, demon, skeleton, investigation, monster, kidnapping, murder, slasher, stalking, sexploitation ...
Place: south africa, cape town south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: murder, haunted, pursuit, alcohol, killer, ghost, supernatural, death, supernatural power
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.5
 86
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: kickboxing, kickboxer, martial arts, revenge, martial arts training, sexploitation, fight, explosion, beating, blood spatter, duel, murder ...
Place: south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Sunday Night Slaughter (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An anthology horror film following 3 stories including demons, cannibals, psychopaths and demigods all intertwined, taking place in the final 31 days of earth.
Style: psychotronic, anthology
Plot: massacre, battles, death, murder, battle
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.7
 612
Grey Knight (1993)
Genre: Horror, War
Country: USA
Duration: 80 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, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: apocalypse, zombie, supernatural, soldier, american civil war, danger, war, supernatural ability, ghost, deadly creature, deadly, survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.1
 3K
Zombie Lake (1981)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back.
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary, sexploitation film ...
Plot: zombie, soldier, revenge, village, lake, violence, survival, danger, deadly creature, wartime life, zombie violence, german ...
Time: year 1946
Place: france, europe, paris france, munich germany, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.5
 420
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: rough, psychological, suspenseful, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, revenge, murder, hostage, car chase, rape, redemption, danger, deadly, brutality, youth, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: occult, murder, world war two, attack, sniper, soldier, nazi, death, survival, military, danger, violence ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: germany, balkan, romania, russia, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Mummy: Rebirth (2019)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Two treasure hunters uncover a sealed tomb and awaken a mummy that has waited years to come back and wipe humanity from the face of the Earth. It's a race against time as they try to stop the Mummy from wreaking havoc on the modern world.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: gun, gunfight, female soldier, machine gun, mummy, swat team, soldier, black ops, pistol
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 52
Blood Clan (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A Scottish girl is being adopted by the judge who has condemned all the members of her family to death. But as she remembers all of this she commits a lot of atrocities.
Plot: revenge, murder, cannibalism, scottish, judge, death of family, scotsman
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 954
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural, gangsters, haunted by the past, reincarnation, revenge, occult, demon, possession, incest, deadly ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.3
 137
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: murder, infiltration, jungle, assassin, hitman, manhunt, bounty, mercenary, soldier
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 88
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, granddaughter, university, revenge, motorcycle, murder, janitor, grandmother, accident, school
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, desert, ritual, stone, supernatural power
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.9
 625
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: magic, murder, voodoo, occult, witch, possession, supernatural power, honeymoon, haunted house, mansion, revenge, ghost
Place: caribbean
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Revenge in the House of Usher (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Upon arriving at the dilapidated estate of his mentor, Dr. Harker finds his former professor, Dr. Usher, radically changed. Instead of the reasoned scholar he once knew, a paranoid man is in his place and he's spiraling into madness.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: mansion, curse, occult, supernatural, mad scientist, edgar allan poe, female nudity, revenge, murder, vampire, haunted house, house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 5K
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: scary, stylized, twists and turns, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: vampire, ghost, black magic, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, down on your luck, loneliness, suicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: India
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Following the roguish terrorist attacks at Uri Army Base camp in Kashmir, India takes the fight to the enemy, in its most successful covert operation till date with one and only one objective of avenging their fallen heroes.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, captivating, based on true events
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, terrorism, army, military, terrorist attack, revenge, murder, danger, friendship, crimes, deadly, violence ...
Time: 21st century, year 2016, 2010s
Place: pakistan, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Evil dream-demon Freddy Krueger devises a plan to manipulate the unstoppable Jason Vorhees into hacking up the teenagers of Elm Street in an effort to make people remember the name Freddy Krueger, thus freeing him from limbo.
Style: brutal, scary, bloody, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, blood, serial killer, gory, summer camp, murder, danger, small town, teenager, homicidal maniac, slasher, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973, 2000s, year 1957 ...
Place: new jersey, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Devon's Ghost: Legend of the Bloody Boy (2005)
Genre: Horror, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Canyon High School reopens under the administration of Mr. and Mrs. Walker, the students recall Devon Anderson, a boy that killed his parents and vanished. On the first day of class, there is double homicide and Symphony, her boyfriend ...
Style: suspense, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: murderer, slasher, murder, ghost, tragic event, abuse, high school, abusive parent, blue jeans, profanity, eyeglasses, good versus evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Snake Woman's Curse (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An old man dies of heartbreak when a cruel landlord is about to repossess his land. The old man haunts the landlord from the grave. Since the man died in debt, his wife and daughter are indentured servants and are forced to work in the ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: snake, revenge, rape, virgin, fiancee, ghost, village, farmer, supernatural power, landlord, curse, supernatural ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Straight Into Darkness (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The movie encompasses several different elements-the perils of war, a touch of macabre, sadness and redemption.
Style: realistic, surreal, psychological, bleak, rough ...
Plot: world war two, soldier, survival, against humanity, danger, military, battle zone, wartime life, military life, anti war, psychopath, battles ...
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
 101
Rolf (1984)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mercenary takes revenge on bad guys. The Last Mercenary, a thrilling story of violence... of a rare man... a man trying to forget his past. The story of a man's buring vengence, an avenger who cannot forgive. Neither threats nor traps can stop ...
Plot: revenge, violence, rape, murder, helicopter, police, mercenary, gore, impalement, murder of a boy, dead boy, drug ...
Place: tunisia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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