Movies like The Laughing Dead

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The Laughing Dead (1990)
 3.9
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The Laughing Dead (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zombies, demons, and a mad doctor await a bus-load of folks looking for a tour of Aztec ruins. Father O'Sullivan is a Catholic priest who has lost his faith in God and who cannot forget the nun with whom he once had an affair (and a son). O'Sullivan serves as tour guide for archaeological student Cal, New Agers Wilbur and Clarisse Lemming, runaway Laurie, and tourists Dozois and Frost on a bus trip to Mexico. No one is more surprised than O'Sullivan when his love, Tessie, also boards the bus with her bratty son Ivan. In Mexico, Cal reveals his knowledge of a crucial ancient text, just in time for the Day of the Dead festivities. Meanwhile, evil Dr. Um-tzec is planning an apotheosis for himself that will culminate in his incarnation as the Death God, and what he needs to accomplish this is the hearts of sacrificial children ... lots and lots of hearts. While Father O'Sullivan grapples with the emotions of seeing Tessie again, he is approached by Dr. Um-tzec to perform an exorcism; but ...
Plot: zombie, basketball, children, archaeologist, nun, dream, single mother, meditation, bathtub, child murder, tour guide, possessed human, confession, festival, human sacrifice, new age, possessed woman, priest, temple, dead child, priest in love, illegitimate son, runaway teen, decapitation, porter ...
Place: mexico

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Most similar movies to The Laughing Dead

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out psychotronic, slasher, splatter and scary films with plots about gore, murder, blood, zombie, violence, possession and death mostly in Horror genres. Some movies like The Laughing Dead: The Power (1984), Violent New Breed (1997), Ritual of Death (1990), Nightmare Cinema (2018), Zombies (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Forever Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A crazed rabbit goes zombie on a small community turning it's inhabitants into zombies. Six people struggle with their own inner demons some of which are more frightening than the zombies they are trying to survive.
Plot: zombie, gore, female director, rabbit, flesh eating zombie
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95%
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The Power (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man comes into possession of an ancient Aztec doll. However, the doll is possessed by an evil spirit, which takes over his body.
Style: twist ending, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: possession, teenager, high school, experiment, occult, transformation, supernatural, monster, murder, statue, journalism, demon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Violent New Breed (1997)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A detective investigating a rash of mysterious drug-related deaths finds a society of Satanists bent on bringing about the End Times.
Style: splatter
Plot: bloody body of a child, child sacrifice, blood, violence, murder, mutilation, pregnancy, tentacle, suicide attempt, child murder, church, demon ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Ritual of Death (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a local acting company decides to stage an updated version of an Egyptian ritual involving human sacrifice they inadvertently unleash a dark and evil force. A vengeful and gorgeous satanic priestess uses the unsuspecting acting troupe to recall ...
Style: slasher
Plot: devil, murder, gore, possession, goat, ancient, dream, ritual, human sacrifice, resurrection, reenactment, stalker ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Nightmare Cinema (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A series of down-on-their-luck individuals enter the decrepit and spine-chilling Rialto theater, only to have their deepest and darkest fears brought to life on the silver screen by The Projectionist – a mysterious, ghostly figure who holds the ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, scary, anthology ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, hospital, demonic possession, child in peril, ghost, child murder, teenage boy, graphic violence, possession, gore, evil, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Zombie Bloodbath 3: Zombie Armageddon (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A bunch of zombies that are used by the government to fight in a major war in the near future get launched into space. The space shuttle gets caught in a time warp and returns to Earth in the present day. Naturally, the zombies get loose and ...
Plot: guts, intestines, gore, blood splatter, zombie, blood, zombie violence, flesh eating zombie, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 3.7
 37
Zombies (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Five years ago when Christian sold his soul to the dark powers of Samuel he was promised a life free of guilt and no recollection of his sins. A world where a small cabal of handsome killers, Zombies, seduce and pray upon innocent men at will. ...
Plot: murder, zombie, heart in hand, blood, pubic hair, gore, male nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 3.3
 176
Back from Hell (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: An aspiring movie star sells his soul. Things go wrong, as they tend to. He goes home, which leads to all manner of unpleasantry for himself and his childhood friend, who has become a priest.
Style: psychotronic, splatter, satanic, cult film
Plot: lifted by the throat, demonic possession, friend, possession, bible, car, held captive, tied up, hanging, confession, zombie, river ...
Place: michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Ozone! Attack of the Redneck Mutants (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An ecological disaster turns some rednecks into flesh-eating mutants.
Style: splatter
Plot: redneck, gore, garbage, disembowelment, flesh eating zombie, guts, mutation, blood, mutant, bitten in the throat, violence, transformation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Bone Sickness (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Her husband's health suddenly devastated by a terminal bone disease, a desperate young woman finds her search for alternative treatment leading to unexpectedly grave consequences.
Plot: walking dead, death, blood, loss of loved one, gore, eaten alive, decapitation, zombie violence, intestines, zombie, head cut off, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Dead Next Door (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The government sets up a zombie squad after an epidemic has made the world run rampant with living corpses. The team head off to Ohio to try and find a cure but soon run into a crazy cult of zombie lovers who are set on preserving the walking dead ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, epic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, zombie, escapades, crimes, gory, disorder, chaos, vengeance, experiment gone awry, plague, afterlife, mad scientist ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington d.c., virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.6
 39
Witch Hunt (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A Catholic priest questions his faith after a botched exorcism. Strange occurrences deriving from a satanic cult have lead Father James Costello back to his old nemesis, Sheriff Tormada. Tormada, a self-loathing homosexual, sociopath and murderer, ...
Plot: priest, witch, sheriff, witch hunt, children, gun, nun, murderer, killer, murder victim, handcuffs, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Boy from Hell (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A mysterious old woman appears before Setsu, who has recently lost her only child in a tragic accident. She says she can bring Setsu's son, Daio back to life. After agreeing to this sinister proposal, Daio returns to his mother, but to ...
Plot: doctor, cannibal, curse, dead children, hospital, children, stabbed in the throat, traffic accident, decapitation, severed head, child murderess, car accident ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.3
 548
Doomed (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In the future, death row criminals are given a chance to gain a pardon, on a "survivor" style reality show, only to find the island is full of zombie ex-contestants. (It's as bad as it sounds)
Plot: zombie, no survivors, blood splatter, bunker, convict, gore, island
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Zombie Bloodbath 2: Rage of the Undead (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An evil demonic scarecrow resurrects the dead as ravenous cannibalistic zombies who feast on the living. A motley assortment of folks who include a bunch of bickering college kids, a trio of dangerous escaped convicts, an equally lethal pair of ...
Plot: zombie, zombie violence, blood splatter, violence, intestines, gore, blood, flesh eating zombie, guts
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 2.9
 213
Goblin (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: slasher, retro
Plot: victim, entrails, violence, absurd violence, spitting blood, fright, sadist, nihilism, murder, evil, sadism, blood splatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.8
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FleshEater (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teenagers, taking a nocturnal hayride come across the grave of a man. Little did they know that this deceased man is a zombie. One by one, the actual living are falling victim and becoming zombies. Eventually there are zombies everywhere, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie, survival, on the run, deadly creature, deadly, rescue, danger, in the woods, gory, sadism, eaten alive, murder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Dawn of the Mummy (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of fashion models disturb the tomb of a mummy and revive an ancient curse. Along with the mummy rising, slaves who were buried in the desert thousands of years before, also rise, with a craving for human flesh.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic
Plot: zombie, curse, gore, tomb, mummy, living dead, gold, cannibalism, treasure, priestess, artifact, murder ...
Place: egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Curse of the Screaming Dead (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of six friends are out in the rural south on a deer hunt (even though one of the six is blind), when they start hearing strange noises coming from the woods. An investigation of the sounds leads them to an old Confederate graveyard, which ...
Plot: exploding head, civil war, diary, disembowelment, redneck, cemetery, zombie, forest, gore, cannibalism, confederate flag, soldier ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Satan's Mistress (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman in an unhappy marriage finds sexual fulfillment in her relationship with a ghostly, speechless presence who, obviously, doesn't quite say who he is.
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: demon rape, hallucination, unfaithful wife, murder of husband, beast, nightmare, rape, sexual attraction, bare breasts, sunglasses, priest, cellar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 954
Slime City (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A student moves into a run-down building in New York City. His bizarre neighbors make a concoction in their apartment they call wine, but when he takes some of it, he turns into a deformed, murderous monster.
Plot: gore, student, bandage, liquor, drinking alcohol, slime, college student, prostitute, razor, stabbed with a knife, neighbor neighbor relationship, drunken man ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Witchcraft XI: Sisters in Blood (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three drama students revive three witches, who want to open a gate to hell; Will Spanner and Kelly get involved, while Detectives Lutz and Garner investigate.
Style: bleak, erotic, sexy
Plot: erotica, witchcraft, human sacrifice, ritual, police detective, book of magic, death, sex, lesbian, possession, lesbian sex, photo shoot ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.8
 208
Raving Maniacs (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: At a rave, people give out glowing pills that turns people into zombies.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: zombie, rave, rave party, incest, gore, female nudity, zombie violence, drugs, drug
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 109
The Dwelling (1993)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Andy moves into The Dwelling, his life looks perfect. He is starting college and making friends with his sexy neighbor, Pam. Curiosity about the bizarre noises from the "empty" apartment lures Andy and Pam into a frenzy of Satanic ...
Plot: possession, devil worship, demon, female nudity, satanic cult, human sacrifice, demonic possession, apartment complex, new in town
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 278
She Waits (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A murdered woman seeks revenge, possesses her husband's new wife.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: possession, pursuit, afterlife, husband wife relationship, revenge, marriage, ex husband ex wife relationship, dead wife, ex wife, possessed woman, doctor, ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Six She's and a He (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A soldier stranded on a desert island is captured by a tribe of sadistic women who torture and mutilate the men who oppose them. The 46min version is the only one available at the moment
Plot: island, marooned, exploitation, bikini, slavery, gore, decapitation, women, femdom, death, human sacrifice, head on a stake ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Drive In (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A man, confined to a room across from a drive-in theater showing only horror movies, escapes and goes on a killing rampage.
Style: slasher
Plot: gore, sex scene, female nudity, merry go round, drive in, film within a film, single mother, electrocution, jealousy, murder, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.9
 1K
Scalps (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Silly group of college science students go an dig around in an indian burial ground for artifacts. Unfortunately, one of them becomes possessed by the evil spirit of Black Claw so he must therefore slaughter all of his friends.
Style: slasher, splatter, cult film, psychotronic
Plot: possession, cemetery, ghost, revenge, student, scalping, burial ground, desecration, vengeful ghost, indian burial ground, ruins, indian american ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Don't Go Near the Park (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the prehistory of man, 12,000 years ago, two members of a superhuman tribe abuse the treasured secret of eternal youth. They use the methods of ritual cannibalism on the children of their own tribe and when discovered by the 'Queen' of ...
Style: slasher, macabre
Plot: sadist, nightmare, ritual, flesh eating, attempted rape, gore, cannibal, curse, sacrifice, virgin sacrifice, birthday, tribe ...
Time: prehistoric times
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Witch Chronicles (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After 300 years of seeking revenge on the Hekate Family through The Hekate Chronicles, Bertrand Guilladot's ghost, a Catholic Priest from Dijon, France in 1742, who sold his soul to the devil through witchcraft, has finally met his match. Azar ...
Style: suspense, scary, bleak, unusual plot structure
Plot: priest, murder, catholic, revenge, haunted, church, control, devil, murderer, witch, satan, snake ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%