Movies like Don't Awaken the Dead

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Don't Awaken the Dead (1987)
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Don't Awaken the Dead (1987)
Original name: Huwag Mong Buhayin Ang Bangkay
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Story: Robertito falls in love with Helen. Gabriel is jealous of his brother being the favorite son of their mother so he makes Helen fall in love to him. Robertito is heartbroken. Aurora asks Julie, who is in love with Robertito, to bring comfort and love to Robertito. When Robertito learns about the arrangement, he speed off, meet an accident and dies. Aurora refuses to accept that his favorite son has died so she made a great pact with Lucio to bring Robertito back to life.
Plot: zombie, death, love triangle, unrequited love, physician, cemetery, jealousy, pianist, office, doctor, mirror, chase, deal with the devil, knife, disco, broken heart, envy, mother love, murder, trick, smoking, mercedes benz, young lovers, corpse, grief ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Don't Awaken the Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, psychological and psychotronic films with plots about murder, death, revenge, corpse, violence, blood and doctor mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Don't Awaken the Dead: Tiyanak (1988), Shake Rattle and Roll 12 (2010), Victimized (2014), Haunted House (2009), Ghost Story (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
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Tiyanak (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Julie begins to suspect that an abandoned baby she takes in may be a demon in disguise.
Plot: old house, crib, folklore, death of grandmother, hospital, doctor, tv news, thunder, murder, hunter, old woman, gun ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Shake Rattle and Roll 12 (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The first episode "Mamanyiika" plays on the words "mama" and "manyika" which literally means "mother doll". The story of a possessed doll. The second episode, is the tale of three girls, one of them the apple ...
Style: anthology
Plot: camera, swimming pool, grave digger, ocean, cemetery, hit by a truck, fire, wheelchair, cannibalism, soul mate, teacher, mental institution ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.8
 30
Victimized (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Matt Miller has spent his entire life living in the shadows of his brother. He believes if his brother were to disappear then so would all his problems. So one deadly night Matt decides to take matters into his own hands.
Plot: murder, revenge, violence, brother brother relationship, gay, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Haunted House (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Romano and his men are ambushed in one military operation. Romano almost gets killed but wakes up after staying in coma for several days. His life will never be the same again. He resigns from the military and goes into seclusion in their Baguio ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending
Plot: grandfather, electric fan, hospital bed, explosion, flashlight, beard, falling into a swimming pool, umbrella, nightmare, death by hanging, car accident, sidekick ...
Place: the philippines, manila philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 6.3
 8K
Ghost Story (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, small town, supernatural, ghost story, vengeance, friendship, haunted by the past, death, murder, father son relationship, secret, haunted house ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.4
 15
Asero (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Story: Childhood friends Victor and Narding built their friendship in the street. At a very young age, they were partners performing dangerous activities. However, Narding heeds his foster parents’ request for him to enter the seminary to become a ...
Plot: priest, execution, death, criminal, church, train, child, shot to death, murder, death of protagonist, neo noir, store ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Dead of Night (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young soldier who was thought to be killed in the line of duty in Vietnam returns home shortly thereafter, much to the confusion of his family. Upon his return, he exhibits strange, withdrawn behavior and begins wandering the streets at night.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: homecoming, zombie, soldier, vampire, vietnam war, car chase, murder, blood, hitchhiker, suicide, cemetery, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two aging film actresses live as virtual recluses in an old Hollywood mansion. Jane Hudson, a successful child star, cares for her crippled sister Blanche, whose career in later years eclipsed that of Jane. Now the two live together, their ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: mental illness, hollywood, old mansion, kidnapping, murder, newspaper, pianist, actress, jealousy, family relations, haunted by the past, forgery ...
Time: 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, 30s, year 1935 ...
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 4.6
 249
Persecution (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cat lover (Lana Turner) kills her husband, blackmails her lover (Trevor Howard) and torments her son (Ralph Bates).
Style: psychotronic
Plot: white cat, falling down stairs, christmas, flashback, photograph, female nudity, birthday, seduction, revenge, murder, cemetery, happy birthday to you ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Random Acts of Violence (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A pair of comic book writers begin to notice scary similarities between the character they created and horrific real-life events.
Plot: serial murder, writers, interracial relations, african american protagonist, disembowelment, radio show, comics, slasher, assistant, crime scene, serial killer, drawing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Be Careful of... Spells (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Story: Mira survives a car accident, and awakens without a memory of her past. As she is regaining pieces of her life with husband Paul and blind daughter Sophie, her business associate Dave convinced her to leave her husband as what she promised her ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: car accident, sister, actress playing multiple roles, telephone, unfaithful wife, evil twin, blindness, death of sister, witch doctor, illicit affair, twins, body swapping ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 23
Maria Labo (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Philippines
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A popular urban legend about a woman "aswang" who cooked and ate her two children. The legend is popular in the Visayas and in Mindanao
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: cannibalism, child murder, child in peril, dismembered body, psychiatric ward, human monster, mother, chase, gang rape, overseas worker, mother kills own child, bloody body of a child ...
Place: the philippines, saudi arabia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Dead of Winter (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: woman in danger, danger, isolation, deadly, crimes, psychopath, missing person, insanity, imprisonment, twins, attic, victim ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a younger girl called Emily Rose dies, everyone puts blame on the exorcism which was performed on her by Father Moore prior to her death. The priest is arrested on suspicion of murder. The trial begins with lawyer Erin Bruner representing ...
Style: scary, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: devil, demons, courtroom, priest, halloween, lawyer, evil force, curses spells and rituals, teenage girl, supernatural, religion, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.4
 63
Five (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 151 min.
Story: A creative horror movie made up of five unique short films tied together by a similar theme.
Style: anthology
Plot: female director, suicide, road rage, midget, fraternity, christmas carol, prank, rage, hand chopped off, fired from the job, elevator, underwear ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 33
The Sign (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Philippines
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Louie receives a text message from the province that his father Ulding had a heart attack. Louie rushes to drive home from Manila only to find out that the message was nothing but a prank. Louie then senses something eerie about his hometown. He ...
Style: exciting, touching, captivating, tense
Plot: father son relationship, ghost, getting home, cemetery, hometown, childhood sweetheart, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, funeral, provincial, catastrophe, hotel, landslide ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 14K
Contracted (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A young girl contracts what she thinks is a sexually-transmitted disease - but is actually something much worse.
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, one night stand, danger, virus, life turned upside down, vengeance, death, one-night stand, worm, violence, woman in danger, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Massacre at Central High (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Maimed by bullies at a California high school, a new student (Derrel Maury) engineers acts of revenge.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, psychopath, gang, slasher, prank, pursuit, revenge, dead teenager, deadly, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Prom Night II (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Hamilton High's Prom Queen of 1957, Mary Lou Maloney is killed by her jilted boyfriend, she comes back for revenge 30 years later. Bill Nordham is now the principle of Hamilton High and his son is about to attend the prom with Vicki ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, cemetery, murder, prom, ghost, slasher, prank, school principal, infidelity, supernatural, teenager, dressing room ...
Time: 80s, 50s, year 1987, 1950s, year 1957
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Children of the Devil (1989)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Philippines
Story: a film by Mauro Gia Samonte.
Plot: balcony, falling off a balcony, cave, devil, spanking, sacrifice, ritual, bicycle, crib, blindness, mansion, umbilical cord ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ballet of Blood (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two ballerinas plan a gruesome attack on the ballet school that mistreated them.
Style: cult film
Plot: ballet school, ballerina, ouija board, psychiatric ward, machine gun, gun, massacre, music box, leotard, ballet, uzi, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.3
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Depraved (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A field surgeon who suffers from PTSD after combat in the Middle East, and creates a living human out of body parts in his Gowanus, Brooklyn lab.
Style: macabre, psychotronic
Plot: body part, reanimated corpse, post traumatic stress disorder, male nudity, murder, female nudity, bare breasts, art, gun, death, corpse, medicine ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.5
 25
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: macabre, suspense, gothic, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: death, dark past, supernatural power, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, revenge, murder, paranoia, characters killed one by one, group of friends, haunted by the past, survival ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 4.9
 2K
The Hearse (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A schoolteacher moves into her deceased aunt’s house in a small Californian town, and is harassed by unfriendly locals and a mysterious hearse.
Style: scary, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, stalking, small town, woman in danger, occult, possession, on the run, deadly, supernatural ability, gory ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.7
 11K
Intruders (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Anna suffers from agoraphobia so crippling that when a trio of criminals break into her house, she cannot bring herself to flee. But what the intruders don't realize is that agoraphobia is not her only psychosis.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, intense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, agoraphobia, plot twist, female protagonist, revenge, violence, brutality, obsession, murder, secret room, revolver, stabbed in the neck ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.8
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, obsessed fan, woman in danger, actor's life, stalking, mentally unstable, slasher, crime, danger, crimes, price of fame ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.1
 2K
Mister Frost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Frost is arrested and committed for murder after he is apprehended burying his victims in the garden. However, even while under psychiatric care and tight hospital security, it becomes obvious that Mr. Frost is not all he seems to be, but he is ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, investigation, mental institution, deadly, law enforcement, doctors and patients, hospital, crime, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.9
 476
Demented (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman is gang-raped in a horse's stable, and even though the rapists are caught and imprisoned, she is harassed many moons later by ghastly visions of her tormentors, while her husband philanders and every little thing frightens her out of ...
Plot: injury, stable, rape victim, gang rape, home invasion, psychological trauma, insanity, hallucination, cruelty, living room, vengeance, drink ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.5
 261
Prey (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A girl paralyzed. A rabid dog. A duel to death for survival.
Plot: dead sister, road, pets, air vent, quadriplegic, home improvement, staircase, pet, air duct, pills, pop music, isolated house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.3
 40K
Dead Ringers (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Elliot, a successful gynecologist, works at the same practice as his identical twin, Beverly. Elliot is attracted to many of his patients and has affairs with them. When he inevitably loses interest, he will give the woman over to Beverly, the ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: twins, love triangle, obsession, insanity, body horror, addiction, life is a bitch, losing-it hero, doctors and patients, family relations, murder, gynecologist ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, year 1988, year 1954, 1950s ...
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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