Movies like The Sandman

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The Sandman (2017)
 4.4
 2K
The Sandman (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A monster from a little girl's nightmares comes to life and attacks anyone who would harm her.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, suspenseful, scary
Plot: monster, loss of parent, death of parent, experiment, blonde girl, foster child, mystery, murder, characters killed one by one, sleeping, telekinesis, blonde, photographer, morgue, orphan, hypnosis, psychiatrist, fear, break in, nightmare, social worker, lingerie, death of brother, loss of father, aunt niece relationship ...
Place: california

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Most similar movies to The Sandman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspense, suspenseful and disturbing films with plots about murder, violence, monster, danger, chase, death and supernatural mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Sandman: Discarnate (2018), B.C. Butcher (2016), Lycanimator (2018), Monsters in the Woods (2012), Scare Us (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.3
 991
Discarnate (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A neuroscientist's obsession with a drug that expands the human mind inadvertently unleashes a deadly supernatural force on his team.
Style: suspenseful, scary, sad, ambiguous ending, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs, drug, supernatural, monster, experiment, fear, afterlife, mystery, danger, uncover truth, medical experiment, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.7
 231
B.C. Butcher (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: When a tribe of cavewomen imparts cruel justice on one of their own their fate takes a turn for the worst. After discovering and falling in love with the corpse sacrificed by the girl-gang, a lone wandering giant of pre-historic mythos is inspired ...
Style: psychotronic, slasher, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: monster, murder, absurdism, death, violence, creature feature, blood, revenge, creature, characters in danger, evil, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.1
 43
Lycanimator (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A group of friends go to an abandoned house for a weekend getaway only to stumble across a mad scientist with some monster-making goo. When some of that goo turns one of the group into a hungry, lustful beast - well let's just say it spells ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, scary, tense, bleak ...
Plot: murder, monster, experiment, creature, scientist, old dark house, creature feature, violence, deadly, danger, death, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Monsters in the Woods (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A micro-budget movie crew treks into the wilderness to shoot horror scenes for their unsellable indie-drama. They soon find themselves in the midst of their own real horror movie, as they are hunted by a large group of creatures.
Style: slasher, weird, disturbing, scary, suspense ...
Plot: monster, satire, forest, psychopath, filmmaker, danger, violence, chase, death, crimes, serial killer, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 4.5
 295
Scare Us (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chilling horror anthology comprising five short stories, penned by an unlikely group of aspiring writers, in Sugarton - a small town plagued by the apparent return of an infamous serial killer, dubbed "Cutthroat." They've come to ...
Style: anthology, bleak, suspense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: killing spree, characters killed one by one, serial killer, murder, psychopath, youth, crimes, maniac, homicidal maniac, revenge, death, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Harvest (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Story: Ten strangers find themselves trapped in the dark, in the storm, lost in huge fields of corn. They take refuge in a dark, quiet farmhouse where the welcoming Mr. Grant lives. But as the night goes on, and sinister shapes begin to emerge from the ...
Style: bleak, suspense, suspenseful, slasher, scary ...
Plot: murder, death, farmhouse, darkness, monster, secret, storm, night, evil, farm, maniac, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Last Exit (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Story: Darren and Jodi are in the middle-of-nowhere Maine on their way to a funeral. The reason they never make it is simple: werewolves. As other wayward travelers end up in their own battles for life, a suspected killer with a werewolf-sized chip on his ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: werewolf, monster, good versus evil, survival, danger, investigation, violence, rivalry, murder
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Fear Runs Silent (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When high school science teacher, Mr.Hill, convinces his student, Kerry Johnson, and a group of her friends to go on an overnight field trip, they find themselves face to face with the darkest side of terror. Not even their worst nightmares will ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forest, deadly creature, supernatural, wilderness, teenage life, youth, danger, deadly, in the woods, curses spells and rituals, murder, nightmare ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Frankenstein vs. The Mummy (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The mummy of a cursed pharaoh and a reanimated corpse terrorize a medical university. Only an Egyptologist and a college professor, the deranged Dr. Frankenstein, may be able to stop the creatures before it's too late.
Style: psychotronic, disturbing, suspense, bleak, gothic ...
Plot: mummy, frankenstein, monster, scientist, brain, creature feature, rescue, revenge, immortality, death, reincarnation, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.8
 2K
Underground (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of friends fight for their lives against the lethal and ravenous creatures lurking beneath the Earth's surface. The group finds themselves at the mercy of creatures genetically engineered by the military to be expendable in battle. ...
Style: suspense, rough, bleak, scary, disturbing
Plot: eating human flesh, underground, monster, military base, experiment, mutant, deathtrap, scientific experiment, experiment gone awry, soldier, survival, struggle for survival ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Stay Out of the Attic (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A diverse group of ex-cons-turned-movers are convinced by their creepy client, Vern Muller, to pull an all-nighter for a generous pay bump. As the night progresses and rooms are cleared, they slowly uncover the horrors that exist inside his old ...
Style: scary, suspense, disturbing, psychotronic
Plot: haunted house, monster, ghost, experiment, human experiment, mansion, violence, paranormal phenomena, paranormal, demon, murder, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Savage Christmas (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Mitch decides to take his virgin girl friend Sarah away for Christmas, her friends tag along. What was suppose to be a weekend of fun, turned into a Christmas they will never forget. A group of filmmakers bring back a demon from the beyond, who ...
Style: psychotronic, slasher, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, supernatural power, blood, supernatural, monster, christmas, death, obsession, youth, friends, young woman, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.6
 775
Clawed (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fifty years after the incidents in Black Claw Mountain, a group of students are prey to a monster part human, part bear and part liquid.
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending, scary, tense, bleak ...
Plot: creature, legend, massacre, beast, mythical creature, monster, characters killed one by one, creature feature, blood, forest, toxic waste, gore ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bigfoot Horror Camp (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: A Bigfoot terrorizes a nudist colony, not a horror camp. Mostly made up of footage from MONSTER OF THE NUDIST COLONY.
Style: psychotronic, scary, disturbing, tense, suspense ...
Plot: bigfoot, violence, creature, characters in danger, monster, vengeance, good versus evil, murder, evil, rescue, society, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Finders Keepers (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A haunted doll teaches one little girl why children shouldn't play with undead things.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, serious
Plot: evil doll, problem child, murder, possession, supernatural, family relations, parents and children, danger, deadly, possessed girl, math teacher, screaming ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.2
 402
Lake Nowhere (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: From the vaults of the golden age of slasher films comes LAKE NOWHERE, a raucous, bloody romp which resurrects the thrill of gory midnight movies for an hour-long plunge into the depths of horror. Inspired by the dusty days of VHS, LAKE NOWHERE is ...
Style: psychotronic, slasher, scary, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, masked killer, lake, monster, cabin in the woods, fear, danger, psychopath, obsession, revenge, maniac, violence ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.0
 2K
It Waits (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A lone female park ranger tries to track down a vicious creature killing various people and terrorizing her at a remote national park.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: creature, monster, survival, murder, wilderness, gory, stalking, danger, deadly, deadly creature, supernatural, forest ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.3
 497
The 6th Friend (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Six college best friends throw their own private graduation party, however the stoner of the group orders in a psychedelic from her drug dealer, who sticks around to join in their fun. Drugged and disoriented, the girls’ special night quickly ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: drugs, killer, blood, vengeance, friends, characters killed one by one, murder, young woman, threat, chase, revenge, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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520
Ghoulish Tales (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a cold December night Logan's babysitter tells him three tales of unspeakable horror. But the most terrifying tale of all is lurking right outside their door.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: violence, christmas, bloodbath, blood, psychopath, obsession, violent, murder, brutality, revenge, monster, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: bleak, rough, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, young girl, back from the dead, gory, family secret, father daughter relationship, experiment, death of wife, tape over mouth, redneck, blood splatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Scary Tales: Last Stop (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After a train wreck, four passengers from different walks of life are trapped together and share their recent nightmares. Masked killers, Bigfoot, crazed lovers and a Satanic cult are just the beginning of the terror as this group quickly realizes ...
Style: scary, psychotronic, bleak, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: nightmare, satanic cult, satanism, train wreck, masked killer, trapped, satanist, bigfoot, woman in danger, revenge, psychopath, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.7
 72
Backstabber (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Employees attending an extreme team-building function for the weekend find new meaning in teamwork, thinking outside the box, and risk management as they fight for survival from a deranged killer bent on revenge.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, knife, brutality, serial killer, pursuit, violence, maniac, blood, death, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Always Watching: A Marble Hornets Story (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of student film makers are creating "Project Marble Hornets" when the production is interrupted by a series of paranormal events in this tense and shocking horror.
Style: scary, rough, bleak, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural being, fear, supernatural horror, found footage, chase, monster, pursuit, danger, uncover truth, paranormal phenomena, videotaping, paranormal activity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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 4.6
 218
Bio Slime (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven misfits are trapped by a flesh eating slime creature. And no TV!
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological, tense ...
Plot: danger, deadly creature, isolation, confined, deadly, murder, parasite, fear, survival, deathtrap, death, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.5
 77
Ebola Rex (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: During a "Dino Lives Matter" protest, a captive Tyrannosaurus Rex is injected with the Ebola Virus by a crazed protester and escapes a lab to wreak havoc in Southern California. It's up to an fearless General and a obsessed, renegade ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, tense, disaster movie ...
Plot: giant, chases and races, society, survival, humanity in peril, creature, chase, attack, deadly, murder, dinosaur, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.5
 174
Primitive (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being forced to visit a hypnotist, Martin receives news of his estranged mother's passing. He returns home for the funeral, and before long, people start dropping dead. The victims - brutally torn apart by what appears to be a predatory ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, crimes, deadly, supernatural, mentally unstable, estrangement, creature, demon, standoff, rivalry, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.6
 307
Stitches (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Combining the body parts and skin from her victims, a wicked sorceress stitches together her subjects.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, semi serious
Plot: hidden identity, mystery, deadly, danger, crimes, gory, witch, murder, kidnapping, abduction, hotel, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 18K
Southbound (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film contains five stories set on desolate stretches of a desert highway. Two men on the run from their past, a band on its way to a gig, a man struggling to get home, a brother in search of his long-lost sister and a family on vacation are ...
Style: macabre, suspense, anthology, dark, road movie ...
Plot: highway, desert, sacrifice, occult, monster, murder, band, occult ritual, traveler, survival, supernatural, chase ...
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 2.9
 912
Satanic (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Michelle wakes from an accident with no memory, then she has nightmares and people around her die.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, religions or cults, nightmare, memory loss, investigation, crimes, deadly, danger, supernatural, car accident, haunted by the past, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 1.5
 264
Apex Predators (2021)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: The bodies of beach goers begin washing ashore during the grand opening of a new resort. The town Mayor (Mel Novak) attempts to cover it up with dire results.
Style: tense, scary, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: violence, murder, survival, killer shark, deadly, chases and races, chase, creature feature, gory, characters killed one by one, shark, forces of nature ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%