Movies like The Dead One

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The Dead One (2007)
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The Dead One (2007)
Original name: El Muerto
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Trapped between the living and the dead, Diego de la Muerte fights to rescue his soul from the evil god of death that controls him. But a bigger battle awaits him when the Aztec god demands the soul of Maria, the girlfriend Diego left behind.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, moral dilemma, danger, introspection, rescue, supernatural, destiny, deadly, rivalry, sacrifice, superhero, ritual, afterlife, zombie, heroes, supernatural ability, anti hero, hopes, heroic mission, escapades, gory, race against time, woman in danger ...
Place: los angeles, usa

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Most similar movies to The Dead One

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and tense films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, gory and ghost mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like The Dead One: The Doorway (2000), The Prophecy 3: The Ascent (2000), Voodoo Moon (2006), Flesh for the Beast (2003), The Ghostmaker (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Doorway (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four young college students agree to fix up an abandoned home for rent, only to discover the demons within and an open doorway... to Hell.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Plot: afterlife, danger, supernatural ability, heroic mission, demon, uncover truth, ghost, supernatural, obsessive quest, good versus evil, rivalry, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, europe, ireland, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Prophecy 3: The Ascent (2000)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The conclusion to The Prophecy Trilogy. Once again, Christopher Walken returns as the Arch-Angel Gabriel. As the War in Heaven and on Earth rages on, Pyriel, the Angel of Genocide, rises to power, intending to destroy all of mankind. The only one ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, autopsy, afterlife, save the world, supernatural, good versus evil, supernatural ability, danger, rivalry, angel, jumping through a window, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 4.2
 790
Voodoo Moon (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Voodoo Moon takes place in the mid-west United States, where a demonic figure murders the entire population of a small town, save for one young boy and his sister. Twenty years later, the boy has been consumed with trying to track the devil down and ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic
Plot: good versus evil, afterlife, supernatural, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, survival, obsession, deadly creature, imaginary, danger, supernatural ability, deadly ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Flesh for the Beast (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six parapsychologists investigate a reputed haunted mansion and are set upon by three flesh-eating succubus ladies under the control of the sinister warlock owner bent on finding a mysterious amulet to give himself more power.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, serious, slasher ...
Plot: afterlife, zombie, psychopath, supernatural, femme fatale, danger, gory, dangerous attraction, experiment gone awry, deadly creature, supernatural ability, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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The Ghostmaker (2012)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of college friends discover a 15th century coffin that allows them to experience the world as ghosts. While their first adventures in the spirit world are playful and innocent, the "Box of Shadows" soon brings out the group's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, death, deathtrap, buddies, deadly, supernatural, coffin, college, survival, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
How to Save Us (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Brian Everett's younger brother Sam goes missing on the island of Tasmania during the middle of a mysterious quarantine forcing Brian to traverse across enemy lines to save his brother from an army of ghosts.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: island, survival, missing person, deadly, ghost, danger, supernatural, isolation, confined, rescue, demonic possession, evil spirit ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In a Stateside hotel during the height of World War II, young Danny Coogan dreams of joining the war effort. Following the murder of hotel guest Mr. Toulon by Nazi assassins, Danny finds the old man's crate of mysterious puppets and is suddenly ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, scary ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, supernatural, vengeance, good versus evil, rivalry, undercover, danger, supernatural ability, deadly, deadly creature, puppet, nazi ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 1940s, 40s, 1930s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Haunting of Cellblock 11 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of ghost hunters must up their game to compete in the competitive world of paranormal TV shows, leading them to a truly haunted prison with a grisly past that proves to be more than they bargained for.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, danger, deadly, supernatural, rivalry, prison, curses spells and rituals, frame up, captivity, golden years, contests and competitions, amateur detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 4.7
 2K
The Ferryman (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Out on a dead calm ocean, in a thick fog, a group of tourists on a pleasure craft are about to cross paths with an ancient and terrible evil. Sharing the same ocean, a sick, dying old Greek man drifts alone on a stricken yacht. The Greek (John ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ocean or sea, supernatural, good versus evil, ghost, danger, imaginary, gory, deadly, rivalry, ocean, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Death Valley: The Revenge of Bloody Bill (2004)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a group of college kids stumble upon a small abandoned town of Sunset Valley, they must fight a band of Zombies led by a Confederate soldier seeking retribution for his grisly execution.
Style: scary, serious
Plot: zombie, supernatural, deadly, ghost, danger, vengeance, gory, curses spells and rituals, gore, rivalry, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.7
 1K
Wolvesbayne (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The film is pretty much a "by the numbers" thriller that follows Russel Bayne (London) - who is bitten by a werewolf and quickly finds himself in the middle of a supernatural war between vampires, werewolves, and human hunters. To make ...
Style: tense, bleak, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly creature, rivalry, escapades, deadly, feud, transformation, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, 19th century, 1880s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 2.6
 576
666: The Beast (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Donald Lawson, the devil child from "666: The Child", is now an adult and is determined to fulfill his destiny as the Antichrist.
Style: suspenseful, scary, captivating, serious
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, destiny, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, devil, messiah, graphic violence, deadly, disorder, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Southern Gothic (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Hazel Fortune works in a strip club in the small Southern town of Redemption. Haunted by the death of his only daughter, Fortune has become a self-destructive, suicidal alcoholic, until he meets Starla Motes. Hazel's downward spiral is ...
Style: suspenseful, gothic, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, redemption, haunted by the past, good versus evil, child in peril, danger, deadly, supernatural, clergy, escapades, hopes, evil priest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.2
 5K
Jinn (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: From the beginning, stories of angels and men have captured our imaginations and have been etched into our history crossing all boundaries of culture, religion, and time. These two races have dominated the landscape of modern mythology for countless ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: legends and myths, genie, mysterious character, supernatural, deadly creature, good versus evil, rivalry, danger, deadly, mentally unstable, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 1.4
 1K
The Tomb (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Based on a story by the master of outrageous horror, H.P. Lovecraft, this bloodcurdling film introduces the "Puppetmaster." Imprisoning a group of people in a living hell of darkness and death the Puppetmaster controls the fate of each ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: psychopath, rivalry, supernatural, danger, crimes, survival, woman in danger, destiny, gory, cons and scams, ancient mystery, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.5
 2K
The Hollow (2004)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Restless spirits stir this Hollow's Eve, beckoning Ian Cranston, the last blood relative of Ichabod Crane, back to Sleepy Hollow. Thundering hooves unleash a wave of bone-chilling screams as the ghost of the Headless Horseman rides again! Ian ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, gothic horror, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curses spells and rituals, curse, uncover truth, legends and myths, gory, supernatural, crimes, deadly, danger, investigation, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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The Raven (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: As a child, Lenore was tormented by nightmares and obsessed with the dark poems and stories of Edgar Allan Poe. As the lead singer in a Los Angeles band, the adult Lenore (Jillian Swanson) finds herself, friends and colleagues haunted by a murderer ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: obsession, danger, serial killer, music band, rivalry, woman in danger, murder, supernatural ability, haunted by the past, supernatural, showbiz, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Left in Darkness (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Celia (Monica Keena, Freddy vs. Jason) has had a rough life, with a mother who died in childbirth and a father who disappeared. Unfortunately for Celia, death is not any easier than life. When she is drugged and raped at a frat party, Celia dies ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: heaven, ghost, guardian angel, family problems, supernatural, darkness, afterlife, dealing with death, curses spells and rituals, death in the family, haunted by the past, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Lucky (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: May, a self help author with all the answers, suddenly finds herself stalked by a masked man who mysteriously reappears every night. Even when she kills him. May struggles to get help from the people around her as she fights to stay alive. Is this ...
Style: scary, bleak, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: danger, vengeance, rescue, paranormal investigation, supernatural ability, fear, curses spells and rituals, peril, paranormal phenomena, supernatural, deadly creature, exorcism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Puppet Master X: Axis Rising (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Puppet Master X follows the characters of Danny as he attempts to rescue his girlfriend Beth with the help of Toulon's puppets. However their help is short lived as they end up getting stolen by Ozu (Terumi Shimazu). Danny and Beth must try to ...
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, puppet, supernatural, good versus evil, rescue, military, mad scientist, danger, escapades, rivalry, deadly, swastika ...
Time: 20th century
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56%
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Sanatorium (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On a bitterly cold December night, a paranormal investigations team has set their sights on the bloody Hillcrest Sanatorium to answer the age old question: Is there life after death? With rumours of hauntings and local children gone missing, they ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, ghost, mentally unstable, mental institution, crimes, supernatural, chaos and mayhem, deadly, danger, violence, murder, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Way of the Wicked (2014)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lawrence Salva's script centers on a detective (Facinelli), on the trail of a murderer, who is led to believe that a local teenager, harboring some sort of strange supernatural power, may be involved. Slater plays the man's disbelieving ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, scary ...
Plot: good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, supernatural, murder, danger, demon, crimes, ghost, law enforcement, small town, standoff ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Haunting of Whaley House (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a tour guide breaks into America's Most Haunted House, a bit of amateur ghost hunting with friends turns into more horror than they could have ever imagined.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, tour guide, possession, murder, haunted house, survival, supernatural, seance, legends and myths, deadly, danger, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The evil Djinn is back at again, this time wreaking havoc on the students of Illinois' Baxter University. His victim is a beautiful, innocent and studious teenage girl named Diana Collins who accidentally opened up the Djinn's tomb and ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: genie, supernatural, college, wish come true, college campus, good versus evil, escapades, youth, imaginary, heroes, curses spells and rituals, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.5
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Inhabited (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After Brad and Meg move to a detached house in need of major repairs after a fire and decades of neglect, they're happy that cheerful teenage son Tyler behaves normally, for puberty. Young daughter Gina's stories about sometimes evil ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, supernatural, ghost, riddles and clues, family life, deadly, danger, psychiatrist, pets, deadly creature, toy robot, mental institution ...
Time: year 1955
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52%
 3.3
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Death Factory (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A bus full of strangers find themselves fighting for their lives when one of them reads from an ancient Gothic tome, bringing six dead serial killers back to life, who proceed to hunt them down one by one.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, danger, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, deadly, crimes, survival, reincarnation, violence, imaginary, occult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.5
 298
5 Souls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When a disgraced architect awakens from a coma, he is confronted by an agent of evil with a proposition; kill five people to reconcile his life's misdeeds and live, or decline the offer and die. As he proceeds with his grim assignment and ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: afterlife, rivalry, murder, moral dilemma, mysterious character, uncover truth, vigilantism, haunted by the past, deadly, supernatural, crimes, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.4
 5K
The Guardian (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The idyllic lives of Phil and Kate seem complete when they select the winsome young Camilla as a live-in nanny for their newborn child. But the lovely young Camilla s not what she appears to be.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, slasher, atmospheric ...
Plot: nanny, supernatural, mysterious character, danger, hidden identity, babies and infants, gory, curses spells and rituals, death, sacrifice, witch, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.6
 243
Zombie Farm (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hell has been unleashed on the small town of Muerto Verde when inbred cannibal farmers are turned into zombies after Taliban warriors poison the local water supply. The only hope for humanity are two FBI agents and four party-crazed college students.
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, woman in danger, family problems, deadly, supernatural, danger, gory, strong violent content, domestic disturbance, small town, curses spells and rituals, zombie attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.5
 51K
Constantine (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A man struggling with his faith is haunted by the sins of his past but is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural ability, demon, supernatural power, angel, curses spells and rituals, save the world, supernatural, good versus evil, rescue, demonic possession, danger, exorcism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%