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: scary, macabre, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, demonic
Plot: indian burial ground, life after death, father daughter relationship, cat, back from the dead, zombie, family relations, parent child relationship, confession, afterlife, parents and children, supernatural, family, murder, loss of son, loss of parent, rescue, anger, pet, family drama, danger, neighbor neighbor relationship, wife husband relationship, undead
Place: maine

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, deadly, gory, death and family mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Pet Sematary: Dementia 13 (1963), The Monkey's Paw (2013), Hidden (2015), 6 Souls (2010), The New Daughter (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
 87K
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, macabre, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: afterlife, zombie, supernatural, back from the dead, pet, indian burial ground, family in danger, grief, coffin, loss of pet, grave robbing, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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, ceremony, pond, will, castle, heart attack, slasher, serial killer, supernatural, murder, family life, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: mind bending, serious, atmospheric, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: zombie, murder, life turned upside down, deadly, reincarnation, psychopath, supernatural, reunion, mental illness, crimes, switching roles, undead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 18K
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, psychological, scary, dark, suspenseful ...
Audience: kids
Plot: post apocalypse, bomb shelter, quarantine, virus, survival, underground, murder, epidemic, father daughter relationship, nightmare, mother daughter relationship, plot twist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 31K
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: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, split personality, psychiatrist, mental illness, supernatural, mentally unstable, family relations, haunted by the past, family in danger, woman in danger, danger, forensics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1910s, 2000s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, single parent, life turned upside down, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, family in danger, danger, teenage girl, indian burial ground, countryside, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.0
 15K
The Dark Half (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, alter ego, book, blackmail, supernatural, lookalikes, investigation, supernatural ability, deadly, brain tumor, husband wife relationship, ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, serious, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: imaginary friend, tricycle, neighbor neighbor relationship, evil child, webcam, garage, poltergeist, levitation, bathtub, supernatural, haunted house, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2011
Place: usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Riding the Bullet (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set in 1969, Alan Parker (Jackson) is a young artist, studying at the University of Maine. He becomes obsessed with death, and believing he is losing his girlfriend, Jessica (Christensen), he tries to commit suicide on his birthday but his friends ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspense, intense, talky ...
Plot: halloween, destiny, on the road, hitchhiker, psychopath, deadly, obsession, hospital, death wish, road trip, life & death, death ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, year 1969
Place: usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, suspenseful, bleak, rough, suspense
Plot: single mother, supernatural, violence, death, crime, female ghost, urban legend, danger, investigation, kidnapping, parents and children, civil servant ...
Time: year 1973
Place: los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, macabre, suspenseful
Plot: quest, ghost, father daughter relationship, fear, house, rescue attempt, group of strangers, haunted house
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Girl on the Third Floor (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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, macabre, bleak, suspense
Plot: ghost, paranormal phenomena, mysticism, danger, death, curse, haunted house, supernatural, revenge, family, redemption, brutality ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, religious, prayer, small town, gory, parents and children, siblings relations, crimes, family relations, danger, missing person ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, delaware
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: rough, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, scary
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, family secret, back from the dead, experiment, young girl, gory, father daughter relationship, death of wife, sheriff, cemetery, blood splatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.4
 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: scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: attic, parents and children, riddles and clues, twins, danger, woman in danger, family in danger, police detective, supernatural, mysterious character, mystery, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.0
 6K
The Terror (1963)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Lieutenant Andre Duvalier has been accidentally separated from his regiment. He is wandering near the coast when he sees a young woman. He asks the road to Coldon, where he hopes to rejoin his regiment. But the woman doesn't answer, ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, haunted by the past, soldier, mystery, castle, baron, supernatural, murder, uncover truth, danger, obsession, twists & turns ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: dungeon
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 35K
Cujo (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.
Style: tense, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Plot: dangerous animal, rabies, danger, dog, hiding in a car, murder, blood, brutality, saint bernard dog, cadillac, dam, corpse ...
Time: 80s
Place: maine, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.2
 6K
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, psychological ...
Plot: isolation, slasher, psychopath, survival, serial killer, rescue, gory, murder, danger, forest, confined, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, family relations, nightmare comes true, family problems, deadly, family in danger, danger, imaginary, parents and children, domestic disturbance, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, tense, scary ...
Plot: psychic, wilderness, zombie, survival, ghost, sole survivor, murder, gory, deadly, airplane, danger, afterlife ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, blood, barn, sheriff, corn, preacher, murder, gory, serial killer, supernatural, violence, afterlife ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.3
 436
Effects (1979)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Some crew members of a company shooting a horror film begin to suspect that the "killings" in the movie are real, and that they are actually making a "snuff" film.
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: murder, danger, filmmaking, slasher, fall in love, crimes, artists and showbiz, zombie, investigation, voyeurism, supernatural, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Curse of Chucky (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the passing of her mother, a young woman in a wheelchair since birth, is forced to deal with her sister, brother-in-law, niece and their nanny as they say their goodbyes to mother. When people start turning up dead, Nica discovers the culprit ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wheelchair, killer doll, slasher, doll, escape, serial killer, vengeance, crimes, disability, nobody believes, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 54K
The Omen (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A diplomatic couple adopts the son of the devil without knowing it. A remake of the classic horror film of the same name from 1976.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, harsh, serious ...
Plot: antichrist, murder, prophecy, supernatural ability, parents and children, demon, loss of child, hospital, ambassador, nanny, church, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2006
Place: england, london, europe, italy, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, danger, murder, mind game, psychopath, confined, isolation, deadly, found footage, hidden camera, strangulation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 9K
Husk (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of friends stranded near a desolate cornfield find shelter in an old farmhouse, though they soon discover the dwelling is the center of a supernatural ritual.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing, bloody ...
Plot: scarecrow, supernatural, cornfield, murder, zombie, danger, farm, friends, ritual, group of friends, sewing machine, fratricide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, harsh, rough ...
Plot: cannibalism, blood, desert, incest, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, danger, family in danger, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, mine, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 3.0
 873
The Morgue (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Trapped between the physical world and the afterlife, between dusk and dawn, six strangers, brought together through a series of unusual events, are an enigma to themselves and go mysteriously unnoticed by others. In their futile attempt for ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Plot: ghost, morgue, survival, memory loss, deadly creature, confined, mystery, danger, afterlife, isolation, supernatural, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.9
 54K
The Possession (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young girl buys an antique box at a yard sale, unaware that inside the collectible lives a malicious ancient spirit. The girl's father teams with his ex-wife to find a way to end the curse upon their child.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: paranormal activity, danger, family in danger, evil force, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, ghost, family relations, ancient mystery, parents and children, possessed girl, exorcism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arriving in Gatlin, Nebraska, a news-reporter and his son get wind of a story about the youth in the town murdering their parents finds that a series of brutal murders are revealed to be worshipers of the corn-stalks and try to stop them before they ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: priest, possession, corn, slasher, small town, supernatural, murder, gory, investigation, deadly creature, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%