Movies like Pet Sematary

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Pet Sematary (2019)
Pet Sematary (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Louis Creed, his wife Rachel and their two children Gage and Ellie move to a rural home where they are welcomed and enlightened about the eerie 'Pet Sematary' located near their home. After the tragedy of their cat being killed by a truck, Louis resorts to burying it in the mysterious pet cemetery, which is definitely not as it seems, as it proves to the Creeds that sometimes, dead is better.
Style: atmospheric, scary, macabre, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: indian burial ground, cat, family relations, parent child relationship, back from the dead, father daughter relationship, confession, zombie, life after death, parents and children, supernatural, family, murder, loss of son, loss of parent, rescue, anger, pet, family drama, afterlife, danger

Most similar movies to Pet Sematary

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about supernatural, danger, murder, death, gory, violence and family mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Pet Sematary: Mama (2013), The New Daughter (2009), Poltergeist (1982), Child's Play (1988), Asylum (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 79K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, rough ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, zombie, back from the dead, indian burial ground, pet, family in danger, grief, supernatural, grave robbing, coffin, loss of pet, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, chicago illinois, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.2
 157K
Mama (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Guillermo del Toro presents Mama, a supernatural thriller that tells the haunting tale of two little girls who disappeared into the woods the day that their parents were killed. When they are rescued years later and begin a new life, they find that ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, danger, adoption, children, paranormal activity, parents and children, redemption, secrets, psychologist, afterlife, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The New Daughter (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: John James is a writer; his wife has left him. He moves with his two middle-school children to an isolated house off a dirt road in South Carolina. The property has an Indian burial mound, which fascinates his daughter, Louisa, who's entering ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, disturbing, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, single parent, life turned upside down, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, supernatural ability, danger, family in danger, teenage girl, indian burial ground, domestic disturbance, imaginary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.4
 127K
Poltergeist (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Steve Freeling lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood. It starts with just a few odd occurrences, such as broken ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, psychic, ghost, supernatural, missing child, poltergeist, parents and children, good versus evil, child in peril, parallel world, little girl, haunted ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 75K
Child's Play (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark humor, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, doll, psychopath, blood, supernatural, gory, nobody believes, curses spells and rituals, danger, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.1
 3K
Asylum (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The teenager Madison McBride is traumatized by the loss of her deranged father when she was nine years old and the suicide of her beloved brother Brandon one year ago. She decides to join the Richard Miller University, where Brandon committed ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, mental institution, doctors and patients, social misfits, mind game, serial killer, isolation, supernatural, danger, youth, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 19K
Intruders (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Though no one can see him, Hollow Face lurks in the corners, desperately desiring love but only knowing how to spread fear and hate. He creeps into the life of John Farrow after Farrow’s beloved 13-year-old daughter Mia is assaulted in their home. ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: construction site, psychologist, haunted house, protective parent, supernatural, parents and children, nightmare comes true, family relations, nobody believes, family in danger, evil force, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, spain, europe, madrid, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, small town, isolation, killer child, human sacrifice, preacher, good versus evil, sacrifice, cornfield, cult, children, religion ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 33K
The Good Son (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle, and befriends his cousin who's the same age. But his cousin begins showing increasing signs of psychotic behavior.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, danger, manipulation, crimes, parents and children, sociopath, deception, disbelieving adult, problem child, rivalry, rescue, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: maine, japan, asia, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.3
 20K
Cat's Eye (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) tries to quit smoking by any means necessary. Next, we meet Johnny, an ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, tense ...
Plot: cat, cure, danger, dishonesty, couple relations, girl, child in peril, monster, bet, gambling, revenge, life & death ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.4
 17K
Hidden (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A family takes refuge in a fallout shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.
Style: suspense, scary, dark, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, quarantine, virus, underground, murder, father daughter relationship, epidemic, nightmare, mother daughter relationship, bomb shelter, survival, plot twist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Girl on the Third Floor (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Story: Don Koch tries to renovate a rundown mansion with a sordid history for his growing family, only to learn that the house has other plans.
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, macabre, suspense
Plot: ghost, mysticism, paranormal phenomena, danger, death, supernatural, curse, haunted house, revenge, redemption, brutality, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 20K
Jessabelle (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman recuperating at her father's run-down home after a tragic accident soon encounters a terrifying presence with a connection to her long-deceased mother.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twist ending, psychological, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, voodoo, supernatural, ghost, curses spells and rituals, danger, disability, nightmare, uncover truth, haunted by the past, estate, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, serious, suspenseful
Plot: explosion, murder, possession, problem child, screaming, deadly, parents and children, family relations, danger, woman in danger, supernatural, evil doll ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, mystery, investigation, woman in danger, twin brother, twin sister, nightmare, coma, mother daughter relationship, murder, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1974, year 1965
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 3K
Bad Dreams (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Unity Field, a "free love" cult from the '70s, is mostly remembered for its notorious mass suicide led by Harris, its charismatic leader. While all members are supposed to burn in a fire together, young Cynthia is spared by chance. ...
Style: scary, rough, offbeat, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, supernatural, gory, zombie, crimes, mind game, afterlife, woman in danger, danger, mental illness, religions or cults, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 3.5
 2K
The Attic (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Emma has a strong aversion towards her family’s new house, especially the attic. After moving in, she becomes miserable and reclusive. The rest of her family also seems unhappy and unsettled. The situation escalates one day when Emma is in the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological ...
Plot: attic, death in the family, gory, supernatural ability, investigation, haunted house, murder, police detective, supernatural, deadly, mystery, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.9
 51K
Poltergeist (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, poltergeist, family in danger, danger, parents and children, family relations, chaos and mayhem, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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No Escape Room (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A father and daughter check out a small town escape room and discover there is something sinister about the place.
Style: disturbing, suspense, atmospheric, suspenseful, macabre
Plot: ghost, quest, father daughter relationship, fear, rescue attempt, house, group of strangers, haunted house
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young Gatlin residents are orphaned after the younger brother kills their father. The terror of Gatlin goes urban when the two boys are placed in the custody of two foster parents in the city. The younger brother takes some corn seeds along for ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, blood, good versus evil, city, boy, cornfield, killer child, corn, blood splatter, priest, telekinesis, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, nebraska, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Monkey's Paw (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After Jake Tilton is given a mystical "monkey's paw" talisman that grants its possessor three wishes, he finds his world turned upside down after his first two wishes result in his malevolent coworker, Tony Cobb, being resurrected ...
Style: scary, offbeat, mind bending, rough, bleak ...
Plot: zombie, murder, reincarnation, supernatural, psychopath, mental illness, deadly, reunion, crimes, switching roles, life turned upside down, undead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Curse of La Llorona (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A social worker dealing with the disappearance of two children fears for her own family after beginning the investigation.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, bleak, suspense
Plot: supernatural, single mother, violence, death, female ghost, urban legend, parents and children, danger, kidnapping, investigation, crimes, civil servant ...
Time: year 1973
Place: los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.7
 6K
Dementia 13 (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 75 min.
Story: When her husband John has a heart attack while out in a rowboat on the lake, Louise Haloran throws his body overboard and later tells the family that he has left on an urgent business trip. Her main concern is that she can only inherit a part of the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: axe, castle, ceremony, pond, will, heart attack, slasher, serial killer, supernatural, murder, crimes, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 2K
Scissors (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After a young woman is attacked in the elevator she meets her neighbours (two brothers) for the first time. One of the brothers has a secret, the other has a crush on her. Her analyst tries to help her over the attack, but when she is invited to a ...
Style: atmospheric, suspense, realistic, tense, scary ...
Plot: twins, neo noir, strong sexual content, woman in danger, stalking, danger, mental illness, mystery, crimes, losing-it hero, mysterious character, repression ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary friend, neighbor neighbor relationship, tricycle, evil child, garage, webcam, levitation, poltergeist, bathtub, supernatural, haunted house, invisibility ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2011
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 30K
6 Souls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all of one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, split personality, supernatural, psychiatrist, mental illness, catholicism, forest, grave, witch doctor, fear, mentally unstable, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1910s, 2000s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
We Are What We Are (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In this reimagining of the 2010 Mexican film of the same name, director Jim Mickle paints a gruesome portrait of an introverted family struggling to keep their macabre traditions alive, giving us something we can really sink our teeth into.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, rain, prayer, religious, small town, gory, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, crimes, danger, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Sole Survivor (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Denise Watson is a TV station worker who is the only survivor of a unexplained, horrific airplane crash in which she is completely unscratched. Soon, Denise becomes haunted by feelings of unworthiness as well as seeing strange people following her ...
Style: mind bending, rough, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: ghost, survival, zombie, wilderness, sole survivor, psychic, murder, afterlife, escapades, deadly creature, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, blood, barn, sheriff, corn, preacher, murder, gory, serial killer, supernatural, violence, religions or cults ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
 5K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, isolation, serial killer, survival, rescue, slasher, gory, danger, murder, forest, religions or cults, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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