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The Chronicle (2001)
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The Chronicle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The Chronicle is the name of a science fiction television series on the Sci Fi Channel. The series is based on the "News from the Edge" series of novels by Mark Sumner, a St. Louis, Missouri based author. The show was originally sold to NBC, which shot the pilot, then later found a home with The Sci-Fi Channel.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, semi serious
Plot: supernatural, paranormal, paranormal investigation, ghost, journalism, space and aliens, tabloid, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, alien abduction, media, down on your luck, journalist, alien, ufo, alien contact, reporter, newspaper, cover up
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s

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Most similar movies to The Chronicle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, scary, suspenseful and semi serious films and TV series with plots about supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, escapades and supernatural power mostly in Horror, Comedy and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like The Chronicle: FreakyLinks (2000), Death's Door (2008), Night Stalker (2005), Playhouse (2003), Deadtime Stories (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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FreakyLinks (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FreakyLinks is an American television show that combined elements of horror, mystery, and comedy. It aired on the Fox Network from October 2000 until June 2001, for a total run of 13 episodes. The feel of the show closely modeled that of The X-Files ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, scary
Plot: investigation, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, uncover truth, mystery, riddles and clues, paranormal investigation, danger, paranormal activity, mysterious death, videotaping, group of friends ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.6
 99
Death's Door (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When a television psychic begins to get real results, the cast and crew of the show find themselves trapped by vengeful spirits.
Style: mind bending, scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal, rivalry, crimes, deadly, medium, paranormal phenomena, good versus evil, supernatural power, psychic, evil spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Night Stalker (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Carl Kolchak and his partner Perri investigate the mysterious death of Kolchak's wife and the paranormal phenomena plaguing their city.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, stalking, murder investigation, legends and myths, danger, journalism, law enforcement, heroes, media, investigation, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 2.9
 100
Playhouse (2003)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After years hiding in the shadows, the ancient ghosts of an old Pittsburgh theater make their presence known once again.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, scary, semi serious
Plot: ghost, investigation, supernatural, deadly, crimes, goofy hero, disorder, haunted house, gory, theater, zombie, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Movie in collections
Deadtime Stories (2012)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A baby-sitter tells a different 'Deadtime Story' to the kids she is babysitting. The stories are scary and chilling.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Audience: horror for children, kids, family outing
Plot: supernatural, adventure, escapades, imaginary, family, ghost, supernatural power, children, storyteller, paranormal, teenager, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Slaughter (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A turn of the century ritual to raise the feminine evil goes horribly awry and leaves a she demon dormant on the ceremonial grounds. Sixty years later a young couple moves into a house built on the ancient grounds and their daughter's murder ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: gory, haunted house, danger, supernatural ability, ghost, friendship, supernatural, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, machete, human sacrifice, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.5
 506
The Zack Files (2000)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Zack Files is a science fiction television program that revolves around a young boy, played by Robert Clark, who is a magnet for paranormal activity and attends Horace White High School for Boys along with his three friends Cam, Gwen, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Audience: kids, family outing, teens
Plot: supernatural, supernatural power, young heroes, adventure, teenage life, youth, supernatural ability, buddies, paranormal phenomena, high school life, parents and children, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.5
 255
Interplanetary (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nine men and women, employees of Interplanetary Corporation, live and work on Mars. Their days aren't particularly interesting, much less exciting, until they are assaulted by a murderous band of strangers and a seemingly unstoppable alien ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, humorous, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: deadly, danger, dangerous animal, escapades, space and aliens, chaos, parody, mars, alien, monster, misfit, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Ghost of Goodnight Lane (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When the staff inside a renovated film studio finds a co-worker dead one morning, the pieces of a forty year puzzle add up to an angry ghost who has let the last person step inside her house. But will they ever get out alive?
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, captivating, humorous, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, survival, deadly, danger, murder, haunted by the past, investigation, graphic violence, paranormal activity, puzzle, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Buzzfeed Unsolved - Supernatural (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Ryan Bergara (a believer in the supernatural) and Shane Madej (a skeptic) travel to alleged haunted locations to investigate paranormal activity.
Style: dark humor, captivating, scary, bleak, light
Plot: skeptic, supernatural, disappearance, paranormal phenomena, demon, exorcism, ghost, paranormal, supernatural power, ghost hunter, spirit, ghost hunting ...
Place: phoenix arizona, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Breakfast of Aliens (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Lovable loser Walter Clydepepper eats an alien from outer space in his cereal and becomes a deadly stand up comic.
Style: offbeat, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, scary
Plot: disorder, space and aliens, breakfast cereal, alien, loser, drug addict, comedian, arrested development, bodily possession
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Being Human (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The central premise of Being Human is that various types of supernatural beings exist alongside human beings, with varying degrees of menace; that three of these supernatural beings are opting to live amongst human beings rather than apart from ...
Style: semi serious, scary, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, supernatural, supernatural power, ghost, supernatural ability, roommate, friendship, imaginary, teleportation, social misfits, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Trail of the Screaming Forehead (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A small town infestation of crawling alien foreheads that begin attaching to people and taking them over collides with a scientist's experiments to extract foreheadazine and things go horribly horribly wrong.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, stylized, offbeat ...
Plot: evil alien, save the world, mad scientist, save the planet, supernatural, alien encounter, rivalry, disorder, deadly, heroes, danger, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Cadaver Christmas (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: United by terrifying and bizarre circumstances, the janitor, the drunk, the bartender, the cop, his perp, and the student security guard must fight to undo the professor's work. A dark force is at work in the cadaver lab this Christmas and this ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, scary, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, corpse, supernatural, disorder, deadly, camp, experiment, struggle for survival, battles, danger, violence, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.8
 59
Spaced Out (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The planet earth is in peril of impending doom, and maniacal destructive forces from outer space are closely at hand! Twisted, demented alien terrorists are single-handedly about to reap horrific havoc on earth and threaten life itself. Meanwhile, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting, offbeat
Plot: journalism, media, captivity, chaos and mayhem, save the planet, abduction, disorder, imaginary, danger, benign alien, escapades, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Ghost Busters (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Ghost Busters was a live-action children's television series that ran in 1975, about a team of bumbling detectives who would investigate ghostly occurrences. Only 15 episodes were created. This series reunited Forrest Tucker and Larry ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, sitcom
Plot: ghost, supernatural, paranormal phenomena, superhero, dangerous animal, vampire, imaginary, chase, rivalry, escapades, good versus evil, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 6K
Evil Aliens (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The sensationalist reporter Michelle Fox presents the TV show Weird World, with phony matters about UFOS and aliens. When she hears about Cat, a young woman that claims that have been abducted with her boyfriend and become pregnant by aliens, she ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abduction, ufo, pregnancy, evil alien, alien encounter, tv show, countryside, space travel, journalism, space and aliens, supernatural, benign alien ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, wales
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Doctor Hackenstein (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dr. Hackenstein is a genial but somewhat misguided scientist. He murders the locals for their body parts, but it's not for power or scientific research; he just needs them to put his wife back together.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, offbeat, semi serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mad scientist, disorder, mutant, crimes, danger, dealing with death, deadly, supernatural, gory, silly humor, cult, reincarnation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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311
 4.4
 182
The Landlord (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Landlord is the story of Tyler, the unfortunate young proprietor of a demon-haunted apartment building. While finding tenants has never been a problem for Tyler, keeping them alive long enough to pay rent is. No matter how nicely Tyler asks, he ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: supernatural, gang, on the run, crimes, danger, dishonesty, police corruption, pregnancy, gory, demon, human sacrifice, wizards and magicians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 223
Bugged (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Bugged! tells the story of a group of bumbling exterminators who are called over to the house of an attractive young novelist to rid her house of insects. Unfortunately, due to a horrible chemical mix-up, the poison spray causes the bugs to grow to ...
Style: rough, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, imaginary, deadly, danger, dangerous animal, supernatural, deadly creature, nothing goes right, disorder, gory, mutant, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 906
Hide and Creep (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Residents of a small Southern town contend with bloodthirsty zombies, a mysterious flying saucer, and bad television reception.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, rough, humorous, scary ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, deadly, danger, gory, small town, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, small town life, store, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.7
 552
Ghost Game (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: 7 Friends go out to cabin for a weekend of relaxing and find a game that should not be opened!
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, scary
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural, wizards and magicians, board game, male friendship, canoe, hummer, teenage witch, cabin, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Kolchak: The Night Stalker is an American television series that aired on ABC during the 1974–1975 season. It featured a fictional Chicago newspaper reporter—Carl Kolchak, played by Darren McGavin—who investigated mysterious crimes with ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, scary, serious, gothic
Plot: monster, supernatural, supernatural ability, danger, dangerous animal, mummy, who done it, ordinary person, journalism, uncover truth, workplace intrigue, ghost ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, nevada, las vegas, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 3.1
 1K
Terror Toons (2002)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: chaos and mayhem, deadly, supernatural, danger, deadly creature, gory, siblings relations, mad scientist, surgery, when the parents are away, killer doll, devil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 3K
Tremors (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tremors: The Series is a television spin-off of the Tremors franchise. Originally airing out of order on the Sci-Fi Channel, it was later aired in its proper sequence on the G4 Network.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, scary
Plot: desert, small town, monster, survival, goofy hero, supernatural, rescue, escapades, mutant, heroic mission, alien encounter, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Blood Suckers from Outer Space (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Farmers in Texas become brainwashed bloodsuckers.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, vampire, survival, farm, gory, disorder, deadly, escapades, space and aliens, deadly creature, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 4.9
 802
Nightwish (1989)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A professor and four graduate students journey to a crumbling mansion to investigate paranormal activity and must battle ghosts, aliens and satanic entities.
Style: offbeat, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, ghost, haunted house, abandoned mine, professor, space and aliens, danger, gory, estate, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Taming of the Shrews (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A horror-comedy of errors, Die-ner (get it?) explores the existential dilemma of a sociopath killer who runs into the unique problem of his victims rising from the dead...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary, realistic
Plot: serial killer, zombie, diner, confined, deadly, supernatural, hostage, gory, crimes, small town, hostages, flashback ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.5
 258
Splatter Beach (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Splatter Beach is a 2007 low-budget horror comedy film made by the prolific Polonia brothers. It was released on DVD by Camp Motion Pictures.Starring Erin Brown, Erika Smith, Alison Whitney, Brice Kennedy, Ken Van Sant and Dave Fife, Splatter Beach ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, offbeat, scary ...
Plot: beach, deadly creature, supernatural, danger, escapades, deadly, gory, chaos, terrorism, creature feature, parody, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Where Got Ghost? (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Singapore
Duration: 102 min.
Story: "Where Got Ghost?" is a Horror-Comedy Chinese Movie. 3-in-1 Horror tales told in a good old comedy fashion.
Style: not serious, scary, humorous, bleak
Plot: ghost, haunted house, supernatural, danger, silly humor, death by strangulation, imaginary, strangulation, dead soldier
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%