Movies like Alien Zone

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Alien Zone (1978)
 4.7
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Alien Zone (1978)
Original name: The House of the Dead
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A man who is having an affair with a married woman is dropped off on the wrong street when going back to his hotel. He takes refuge out of the rain when an old man invites him in. He turns out to be a mortician, who tells him the stories of the people who have wound up in his establishment over the course of four stories.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, fairy tale, neurotic, psychotronic, anthology, cult film, offbeat
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, on the run, mortician, zombie, prison, ghost, supernatural, crimes, mystery, graphic violence, prison life, supernatural ability, love affair, haunted house, infidelity, voyeurism, amateur detective, survival, school, cheating wife, police officer, teacher, escape, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Alien Zone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, slasher, serious and scary films with plots about murder, blood, violence, deadly, death, crimes and serial killer mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Alien Zone: Fade to Black (1980), Jack's Back (1988), The Bedroom Window (1987), Cutting Class (1989), Furnace (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Fade to Black (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eric Binford watches a lot of movies. He is the truest definition of a film geek. One day, his sanity takes a turn for the worse and he begins acting out his favorite scenes from the movies. In doing so, he manages to involve his enemies and the ...
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, psychopath, loner, nerd, blonde, murder, mentally unstable, fan culture, insanity, paraplegic, stalking ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.8
 3K
Jack's Back (1988)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young doctor is suspected when a series of Jack the Ripper copycat killings is committed. However, when the doctor himself is murdered, his identical twin brother claims to have seen visions of the true killer.
Style: slasher, scary, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder of a prostitute, serial killer, prostitute, jack the ripper, twins, illegal abortion, female victim, peeping tom, whodunit, teenager, erotica, hypnosis ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
The Bedroom Window (1987)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Terry Lambert is sleeping with Sylvia, the wife of his boss. One night, while in Terry's apartment, Sylvia witnesses a man assault a young woman, Denise, on the road below. Not wanting to reveal her affair with Terry, she keeps quiet. Terry ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, neo noir, sexy, intense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rapist, legal, false accusation, serial killer, investigation, police investigation, murder, obsession, infidelity, crimes, femme fatale, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: maryland, baltimore, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Cutting Class (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: High school student Paula Carson's affections are being sought after by two of her classmates: Dwight, the "bad boy", and Brian, a disturbed young man who has just been released from a mental hospital where he was committed following ...
Style: slasher, funny, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male objectification, high school, serial killer, psychopath, teenager, survival, drunken teenager, female nudity, voyeur, teenage girl, cheerleader, high school student ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 3.8
 745
Furnace (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A ghost story taking place at a maximum security prison. A detective (Michael Paré ) is called to investigate a string of unexplained deaths as the prisoners fear for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, murder, prison, supernatural, confined, crimes, rivalry, investigation, police detective, mystery, violence, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Curse of the Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of his identity has ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, woman in danger, police investigation, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals, psychopath, amateur detective, journalism, mind game, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.4
 16K
Shocker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Style: slasher, scary, sadistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, electric chair, murder, supernatural, vengeance, police investigation, violence, obsession, evil, reincarnation, monster, chase ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.0
 3K
The Drone (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A newlywed couple is terrorized by a consumer drone that has become sentient with the consciousness of a deranged serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: serial killer, voyeurism, investigation, husband wife relationship, on the run, murder, reincarnation, obsession, police detective, suspect, remote control, possessed human ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 1K
Murder 101 (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Charles Lattimore, an author of a book about a famous murder trial, arranges to meet with one of his students one night. When the student is found murdered and Lattimore has no alibi, he suspects he is being framed by the subject of his book.
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, police investigation, dishonesty, uncover truth, who done it, police corruption, frame up, law enforcement, crimes, protagonist as suspect, amateur detective, mind game ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 23K
Bad Samaritan (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A thieve makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are not longer how he expected.
Style: psychological, suspense, suspenseful, exciting, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, home invasion, psychopath, investigation, sadism, sadist, psycho killer, held captive, obsession, captive, maniac ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's summer camp as usual at Camp Manabe where the kids torment each other for fun while the underpaid camp staff provides as little supervision as possible. Greedy camp owner Frank and junior partner Ronnie do their best to keep everyone in ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, murder, psycho killer, psychopath, who done it, serial killer, investigation, teenage life, obsession, mind game, crimes, bully ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.7
 711
Death Row (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Haunted Prison - AKA Death Row - a horrifying live action film based on the short story by Kevin VanHook-takes place at Isla de la Roca Penitentiary. Rumor has it the Devil himself spat up the place out of the depths of hell, and man turned it into ...
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: supernatural, prison, ghost, confined, criminal heroes, prison life, gang, crimes, death row, escape, burned alive, fugitives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Chamber of Horrors (1966)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A one-handed madman (he lost the hand while escaping a hanging) uses various detachable devices as murder weapons to gain revenge on those he believes have wronged him.
Style: serious, slasher, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, psychopath, vengeance, murder, graphic violence, rivalry, goofy hero, track down, criminal heroes, confined, lovers on the run ...
Time: 19th century
Place: baltimore, mexico, usa, latin america, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story involves a series of murders in Charron's performing company, murders caused by various members getting doused with vitriolic acid. Turns out all the people killed have a common denominator in their past, one which has recently ...
Style: slasher, serious, tense, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, beast, whodunit, monkey, dream, maniac, actor, performer, deformity, performance, actress ...
Time: 19th century
Place: paris france, france, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Nightmare Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After receiving a mysterious demonic African mask in the mail, Ellen Morris is attacked by a "being" she refers to as THE NIGHTMARE MAN. Her doctors and husband, William believe Ellen is a paranoid schizophrenic and needs to spend some ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: demon rape, murder, supernatural, psychopath, ghost, rape, nightmare, supernatural ability, mind game, crimes, serial killer, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 158K
Annabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: John Form has found the perfect gift for his expectant wife, Mia - a beautiful, rare vintage doll in a pure white wedding dress. But Mia's delight with Annabelle doesn't last long. On one horrific night, their home is invaded by members of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, evil doll, demonic possession, paranormal activity, curses spells and rituals, family, death, murder, demon, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1970
Place: california, usa, pasadena california, santa monica california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
From a Whisper to a Scream (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The uncle of an executed murderess relates four stories of his hometown, Oldfield, to a reporter. In the first, an elderly man pursues a romance with a younger woman, even to the grave and beyond. In the second, a wounded man on the run from ...
Style: disturbing, surprise ending, macabre, scary, serious ...
Plot: swamp, curse, civil war, voodoo, necrophilia, american civil war, murder, serial killer, supernatural horror, evil child, jealousy, lust ...
Time: 19th century, 50s, 1930s, year 1933
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, slasher, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, murder, investigation, psychopath, chimpanzee, school, sleepwalking, disfigurement, amateur detective, mind game, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Crime, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, rough, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, evil spirit, survival, mental institution, murder, haunted by the past, abandoned hospital, isolation, characters killed one by one, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Tales of Terror (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, suspense, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, zombie, ghost, supernatural, reincarnation, vengeance, afterlife, hypnotist, infidelity, experiment gone awry, mystery, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 367
Evil Eye (1975)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Italy, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: People around Peter Crane begin dying in mysterious fashion. How is Playboy Peter involved in this? He begins having nightmares dealing with murder...His psychiatrist has no idea of what Peter is suffering from. Even the police are in danger as they ...
Style: urban fantasy
Plot: playboy, erotica, devil, sect, serial killer as protagonist, mysterious character, janitor, male objectification, best friend, mental institution, rainstorm, widower ...
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Strangler vs Strangler (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When it comes to crime, Belgrade is same as any other modern metropolis, except for having its own serial killers. That blank is filled when a flower salesman begins strangling women. A popular, but very disturbed rock star soon becomes ...
Style: slasher, surreal, parody, cult film
Plot: female nudity, killing spree, telepathy, strangulation, police investigation, opera, rock concert, serial killer, anonymous letter, dominant woman, rock singer, metropolis ...
Time: 80s
Place: balkan, eastern europe, belgrade, former yugoslavia, serbia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.7
 2K
The Vagrant (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A business man buys a house, but he has a hard time trying to get rid of its previous tenant, a dirty bum.
Style: surprise ending, surreal, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, paranoia, serial killer, murder suspect, basement, nightmare, insanity, mental illness, panic, yuppie, framed for murder, real estate agent ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Night Warning (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl's life is the orphaned nephew she has raised as her own son. She'll stop at nothing to keep Billy with her. When her plans misfire, she is swept up into an insane frenzy that means death ...
Style: slasher, psychological, disturbing, homoerotic, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, aunt nephew relationship, closeted homosexual, female psychopath, gay slur, basketball, female serial killer, attic, control freak, gay teacher, homosexuality, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.6
 3K
Night School (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston police detective investigates a series of gruesome decapitations of various college coeds commited by a helmeted, black-leather clad serial killer which leads him to suspect a well known anthropology professor as well as his female live-in ...
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, college, suspicion, murder, pregnancy, riddles and clues, mysterious character, love affair, woman in danger, mystery, lesbian ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Office Killer (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope. But after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she discovers that murder ...
Style: slasher, psychological, semi serious, cynical, humorous ...
Plot: asthma, female psychopath, workplace, office, vengeance, evil woman, manipulation, psychopath, serial killer, workplace romance, obsession, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 4K
The Shortcut (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Derek (AnDrew Seeley) moves to a new town and discovers a shortcut through the woods to his high school, he learns about a crazy old man who lives near its path: Legend has it that he abducted a group of teenagers years ago. Ignoring the ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: forest, youth, urban legend, chase, murder, friendship, psychopath, high school, child in peril, trespassing, amateur detective, siblings relations ...
Time: 1940s, contemporary, 21st century, year 1953, year 1945 ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: nightmare, murder, supernatural, police detective, torture, serial killer, police investigation, chase, psychopath, mind game, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Sorority House Massacre II (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Five college women buy the old Hokstedter place for their new sorority house. They got it cheap because of the bloody incidents from five years before. They decide to stay in it for the night so they can meet the movers in the morning, but begin to ...
Style: slasher, splatter, erotic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, sorority, strip club, female nudity, murder, supernatural, ouija board, nudity (full frontal - brief), massacre, police investigation, cheerleading, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Student Bodies (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Director Mickey Rose's zany send-up of teen slasher flicks features a maniacal psycho known as the Breather (played by Jerry Belson), who stalks –and murders– promiscuous students at a suburban high school. The fanatical killer's ...
Style: slasher, parody, humorous, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, serial killer, murder, teenager, dark humor, farce, psychopath, investigation, halloween, mystery, youth, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%