Movies like The Living Skeleton

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The Living Skeleton (1968)
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The Living Skeleton (1968)
Original name: 吸血髑髏船
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The tale begins on the freighter Dragon King, which has been taken over by a motley band of good-for-nothings looking to get their hands on the cargo of gold the ship is carrying. The passengers and crew, their legs bound by shackles and chains, are gathered on deck, where they are gleefully massacred by the thieves. With the witnesses dead and the gold theirs, the murderous thugs set the Dragon King drifting out across the vast Pacific.
Style: mind bending, psychedelic, suspense, surreal, cult film
Plot: ship, ghost ship, skeleton, zombie, vampire, pirate, gold, massacre, fog, twin sister, female ghost, piracy, mad scientist, evil priest, stolen gold, cargo ship, stabbed in the eye, human skeleton

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Most similar movies to The Living Skeleton

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and psychotronic films with plots about zombie, supernatural, vampire, danger, deadly, female nudity and murder mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like The Living Skeleton: Fiend (1980), Ghost Ship (2002), The Demoniacs (1974), Evil Face (1974), Hallow's End (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 445
Fiend (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This low budget feature from Baltimore filmmaker Don Dohler opens with a spirit entering into a gravesite and reanimating a corpse back to life as Mr. Longfellow. In order for him to stay alive, he needs to absorb the life energies out of the living ...
Style: psychotronic, weird
Plot: zombie, occult, vampire, serial killer, revenge, terror, violence, small town, corpse, supernatural, ritual, possession ...
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95%
 5.5
 101K
Ghost Ship (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After discovering a passenger ship missing since 1962 floating adrift on the Bering Sea, salvagers claim the vessel as their own. Once they begin towing the ghost ship towards harbor, a series of bizarre occurrences happen and the group becomes ...
Style: scary, slasher, atmospheric, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, supernatural, ship, ghost ship, supernatural horror, survival, shipwreck, escapades, death, ocean, monster, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1962, 60s
Place: usa, alaska
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
The Demoniacs (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A gang of pirates rape the two sole survivors of a ship wreck. The violated girls are rescued by the strange inhabitants of a supposedly haunted island, where they are granted supernatural powers to strike revenge against the pirates.
Style: sexy, disturbing, macabre, serious, scary ...
Plot: rape and revenge, clown, rape, revenge, deal with the devil, vampire, pirate, murder, zombie, sexploitation, erotica, sailor ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.5
 292
Evil Face (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, Turkey
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Baron Ivan Rassimov, a brilliant doctor, died horribly during a fire burst in his laboratory. Since that day, his daughter Tanja retired to a life of reclusion, covering with a dark veil her disfigured face. Professor Nijinski was once a student of ...
Style: gothic horror
Plot: disfigured face, experiment, mad scientist, transplant, female nudity, skeleton, doll, mad doctor, gore, blood splatter, italian gothic, bare breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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1327
pirate movies
512
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612
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 3.0
 300
Hallow's End (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight college students become trapped in an Annual Haunted House when an ancient spell turns them into their Halloween costumes. By night's end, a group of survivors will have to take one final stand against ghouls, ghosts, zombies and vampires.
Plot: halloween, haunted house, pirate, nudity (full frontal - brief), zombie, lesbian, ghoul, vampire, magic, lesbian sex, bisexuality, book of magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 2.6
 218
Zombie Christ (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Druids resurrect the partially mummified remains of Jesus. They force the zombified Christ to commit unspeakable acts as their sect prepares to rule a new age of mankind.
Style: psychotronic, bleak, suspense, rough
Plot: zombie, exploitation, druid, rape, blasphemy, religious sect, resurrection, jesus, power, death, fisting, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 4.5
 349
Campfire Tales (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A grizzled derelict tells a quartet of horror tales to a trio of young campers.
Style: psychotronic, slasher, anthology, cult film
Plot: christmas, zombie, pirate, decapitation, urban legend, treasure, marijuana, satan, serial killer, voodoo, camping, drifter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Bombshell Bloodbath (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Doctor Carter losts his wife and devotes his life to resurrecting her. However, every test of his C-900 formula creates hungry, flesh-eating zombies. Then, his daughter Cara contracts the virus and she and her sister strive to obtain the anti-serum.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, suspense, scary
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, back from the dead, family secret, young girl, experiment, father daughter relationship, death of wife, corpse, redneck, murder, sheriff ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Horrors of Malformed Men (1969)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hirosuke (Teruo Yoshida) , a medical student with almost no recollection of his past, is trapped in an asylum, despite being perfectly sane. After escaping from the loony bin, and being framed for the murder of a circus girl, he spots the photo of a ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, slasher, psychedelic, surprise ending ...
Plot: insanity, sexploitation, body horror, exploitation, surrealism, deformity, masseuse, brother sister incest, mad scientist, desert island, erotica, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.4
 517
Darkness (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small community is besieged by vampires. After he watches friends ravaged in a convenience store, a lone avenger goes off to do battle with the undead, armed with shotgun, chainsaw, and Holy water. Later he finds other survivors and they try to ...
Style: exciting, gothic, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, battles, zombie, rock and roll, gas station, heroes, rivalry, survival, deadly creature, escapades, weakness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 3.7
 331
Devil's Kiss (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, France, Andorra
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Former Countess Clair and Professor Gruber conduct occult research in castle basement of Count Victor, re-animating people to kill for them.
Style: psychotronic, gothic
Plot: supernatural, occult, mad scientist, zombie, devil, possession, fashion photographer, devil worship, modeling, male nudity, castle, voyeurism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Dracula, Prisoner of Frankenstein (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, France, Liechtenstein, Portugal
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dr. Frankenstein and his assistant Morpho are killed just as they bring their creation to life. The monster is taken by Cagliostro and he now controls the monster and plans to have it mate and create the perfect master race!
Style: psychotronic
Plot: vampire, revenge, hypnosis, murder, castle, mad scientist, laboratory, werewolf, doctor frankenstein, frankenstein, mind control, lycanthropy ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Big Monster War (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a Babylonian vampire comes to old Japan, an army of Japanese demons and ghosts gather and battle him.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, vampire, pagan, sexploitation, samurai, ancient history, village, battles, supernatural, rivalry, monster, demon ...
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Body Beneath (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A family of vampires takes over an estate known as Carfax Abbey. Since inbreeding is destroying the family line, they need new blood to keep the family going, so they set out to find new sources.
Style: scary, serious, slasher, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, pregnancy, hunchback, violence, cemetery, kidnapping, zombie, master and servant, babies and infants, rescue, dangerous animal, uncover truth ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Trapped Ashes (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Trapped in a house of horror, seven people discover that the only way they'll get out alive is to tell their scariest stories, setting the stage for five tales from directors Ken Russell, Sean S. Cunningham, Joe Dante, Monte Hellman and John ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: vampire, afterlife, ghost, tour guide, supernatural, captivity, zombie, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, isolation, murder, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Oasis of the Zombies (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In a remote desert oasis, a fortune in gold was hidden by the Nazis during World War 2. 50 years later, a bunch of fortune-hunters converge on that selfsame oasis. Imagine their discomfiture upon discovering that the gold is being guarded by an army ...
Style: suspense, scary, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie, world war two, desert, gold, nazi zombie, expedition, violence, creature feature, brutality, treasure, legend, fortune hunter ...
Place: africa, north africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Night of the Vampires (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The German police cannot solve the mystery of the seven murders which have alarmed the local villagers. They call in Inspector Doren of Interpol, and the only clue the Chief Constable can give the detective is the fact that, each time a murder was ...
Style: gothic, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: vampire, village, interpol, victim, constable, innkeeper, investigator, secret, police, hotel room, cave, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.9
 510
Frozen Scream (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mad scientists turn people into frozen zombies and the zombies wreak havoc and kill people.
Style: sinister
Plot: zombie, zombie attack, evil doctor, mad scientist, male female relationship, fear, police, death, revenge, flashback, scientist, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 2.8
 579
The Wickeds (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Seven teenagers travel to an old, decrepit house, the site of a horror movie set and rumored to be haunted. But when two grave robbers arrive seeking refuge from an army of the living dead, it becomes the ultimate fight for survival.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: halloween, zombie, vampire, haunted house, on the run, supernatural, youth, race against time, legends and myths, struggle for survival, female nudity, voyeurism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Curse of the Blood Ghouls (1962)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 72 min.
Story: On their wedding night, a newlywed couple find themselves menaced by a bloodthirsty vampire.
Style: gothic, gothic horror, serious, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, wedding, monster, castle, escapades, stalking, obsessive quest, supernatural, master and servant, couples, afterlife, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hannah, Queen of the Vampires (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two archaeologists on a scientific dig come across a vampire burial ground and discover that the creatures are about to awaken and attack a nearby village.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: vampire, map, professor, teacher, queen, archaeologist, occult, wolf, supernatural power, zombie, tomb, myth ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Awful Dr. Orlof (1962)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Orlof, a former prison doctor, abducts beautiful women from nightclubs and tries to use their skin to repair his daughter's fire-scarred face. He is assisted by Morpho, a deformed monstrosity who delights in biting his victims. Orlof had ...
Style: suspense, gothic, macabre, psychotronic, scary ...
Plot: monster, fetish, murder, mad scientist, sexual relations, kidnapping, riddles and clues, cons and scams, woman in danger, working undercover, transplant, cabaret ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1910s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Zombie (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A zombie is found aboard a boat off the New York coast which belongs to a famous scientist. A journalist travels to the Antilles with the daughter of the scientist. They discover a terrifying disease which is turning the islanders into horrifying ...
Style: disturbing, scary, bloody, biting, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, virus, shark, voodoo, island, cannibalism, living dead, monster, end of the world, zombie apocalypse, survival horror, zombie outbreak ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 1.8
 187
Blood Red Moon (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Megan and Victor are teens in love. Victor is a vampire and he is being blamed for a rash of murders in town. It's up to Megan to help to clear Victor's name and to find the vicious killer who is responsible.
Style: serious, scary, gothic, bleak, suspense
Plot: vampire, love and romance, supernatural, zombie, crimes, deadly creature, youth, murder, fall in love, teenage life, teenage love, teen romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Return of the Living Dead III (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Colonel Reynolds and his group of government scientists continue their work on re-animating the dead for military use. His son Curt uses a stolen security pass to sneak in with his thrill-seeking girlfriend Julie, with shocking, deadly results!
Style: tragic ending, bloody, macabre, funny, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, living dead, undead, military base, self mutilation, body mutilation, female nudity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship, infection, addiction, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Burial Ground: The Nights of Terror (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Professor Ayres discovers a secret in an ancient stone and when he opens a crypt, he revives zombies that kill him. He had invited three couples to visit him in his manor to reveal his discovery. However, they never get around to meeting the ...
Style: scary, stylized, suspenseful, disturbing, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, cannibalism, supernatural, crypt, mad scientist, violence, survival horror, eaten alive, horde, flesh eating zombie, eating human flesh, ghoul ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: southern italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The police and British security forces call in Professor Van Helsing to help them investigate Satanic ritual which has been occurring in a large country house, and which has been attended by a government minister, an eminent scientist and secret ...
Style: gothic, macabre, gothic horror, sexy, scary ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, supernatural, occult, monster, satanist, motorcycle, investigation, zombie, cult, death, vampirism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: london, england, europe, united kingdom, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Lips of Blood (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Frederick sees a photograph of a ruined seaside castle, which triggers a strange childhood memory. He then goes on a strange quest, aided by four female vampires, to find the castle and the beautiful woman who lives there.
Style: gothic, surreal, macabre, serious, sexy ...
Plot: vampire, female vampire, twins, nudity (full frontal - brief), flashback, photographer, mental institution, supernatural power, castle, cemetery, memory, lesbian vampire ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Graveyard Shift (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: John Hall is a drifter who wanders into a small town in Maine. He needs a job and decides to seek employment at the community's top business: a large textile mill. He is hired to work the "graveyard shift" -- from around midnight to ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, disturbing, twists and turns, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rat, monster, supernatural, drifter, dangerous animal, rescue, deadly creature, uncover truth, survival, boss and employee, workplace, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Blood Beast Terror (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Scotland Yard Detective (Peter Cushing) must investigate a series of murders perpetrated by a giant blood-sucking moth that can take human form.
Style: psychotronic, gothic horror, suspense, serious, scary ...
Plot: mad scientist, killer animal, folklore, investigation, genetics, scientist, vampire, terrorism, mystery, dangerous animal, supernatural, master and servant ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%