Movies like The Penny Dreadful Picture Show

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The Penny Dreadful Picture Show (2013)
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The Penny Dreadful Picture Show (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Daffy undead gal Penny Dreadful, her smitten zombie buddy Ned, and lycanthrope Wolfboy relate three tales of terror in an old rundown movie theater: A young couple find themselves being stalked by a lethal jack-in-the-box in "Slash-in-the-Box;" mousy young lady Alice tries to figure out what exactly happened to her last night in "The Morning After;" and a group of friends encounter an eccentric backwoods family after their van breaks down in the middle of nowhere in "The Slaughter House."
Style: scary, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, anthology
Plot: zombie, supernatural, fall in love, buddies, survival, violence, death, dark humor, true love, love and romance, wrestler, danger, deadly, gory
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to The Penny Dreadful Picture Show

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary and tense films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, violence, survival, murder and zombie mostly in Horror, Comedy and Adventure genres. Some movies like The Penny Dreadful Picture Show: Brain Dead (2007), Army of the Damned (2013), Fear House (2008), Nailbiter (2013), Mothman (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Brain Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of six people caught in the unusual (except in horror films) predicament of being stranded in a deserted fishing lodge with a host of alien-infected, mutant amoeba-controlled zombies at their doorstep.
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, mutant, supernatural, lesbian, violence, evil alien, preacher, skinny dipping, virus, national park, alien life-form, religion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: toronto ontario canada
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Army of the Damned (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The filming of a hit reality TV show goes horribly wrong when a group of small town cops respond to a call that brings a whole new meaning to the phrase, domestic disturbance.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: zombie, survival, law enforcement, supernatural, love, graphic violence, small town, superhuman powers, female nudity, police officer, wrestler, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Fear House (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When a group of friends and colleagues tracks reclusive writer Samantha Ballard (Aleece Jones) to her remote desert house, their reluctant hostess informs them that they'll die if they try to escape. After her ex-husband disastrously tests ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, psychological
Plot: curse, haunted house, fear, isolation, death, chase, survival, violence, paranormal activity, supernatural, house, writers ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Nailbiter (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A horror film that combines classic monster movie elements set within the backdrop of unpredictable Kansas weather. Start with a mother and her three daughters forced to take shelter from an advancing tornado in a local storm cellar. What is waiting ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: survival, storm, family in danger, confined, deadly creature, forced into action, family relations, death, violence, serial killer, basement, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Mothman (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of friends band together to hide the truth about a mutual friend's tragic death. They soon discover that an evil entity is in pursuit of them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted by the past, murder, hidden truth, group of friends, violence, supernatural, shark, graphic violence, deadly creature, youth, teenage life, urban legend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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47%
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Inside (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Prison inmate Miles Barrett is ripped awake in the middle of the night by a terrifying crash, gunfire, and the sickening screams of a man being torn apart. Something is loose in the prison - and it's coming for Miles...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: prison, supernatural, haunted by the past, confined, deadly creature, escape, mystery, violence, prisoner, jail cell, life is a bitch, death row ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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40%
Chilling Visions: 5 Senses of Fear (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A horror anthology of shorts themed around the five senses.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, fear, violence, brutality, death, found footage, terror, hallucination, anguish, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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39%
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Devil's Tower (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Abused, broke and down on her luck, Sarah is given a new shot at life when she moves into a new apartment. At first the apartment seems to have been the right choice for Sarah, she even meets some new friends including Sid (Jason Mewes). But before ...
Style: semi serious, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, haunted house, ghost, survival, chaos, supernatural, investigation, family problems, starting over, evil, moving, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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39%
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Rockabilly Zombie Weekend (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young couple plans to have a rockabilly themed wedding out at the old farm, despite warnings of a West Nile Virus outbreak. Things go horribly wrong when the virus spawns zombie-creating mosquitoes, who begin to feed on the wedding guests.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: zombie, wedding, weekend, survival, zombie attack, violence, zombie apocalypse, survival horror, walking dead, fear, zombie outbreak, virus ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida
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39%
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Dead and Gone (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A struggling actor moves his comatose wife to their isolated cabin, where he begins to have disturbing interactions with the unconscious woman.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, scary, semi serious, psychological ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: zombie, supernatural, fish out of water, disorder, twists and turns, confined, misfit, mentally unstable, isolation, dark humor, desert, ghost ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada
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39%
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Uncharted (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: "Uncharted" is a story of a documentary film crew who crash on an island, when they were in hopes of finding a rare animal, a jaguar, that is believed to inhabit the jungle. Unfortunate circumstances arise when her charter plane goes down ...
Style: slasher, scary, tense, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, isolation, confined, island, violence, murder, found footage, redneck, escapades, captivity, air disaster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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39%
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The Open Door (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pirate radio station is granting callers their hearts' desires. But as some teenagers find out, be careful what you wish for.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, wish come true, youth, rivalry, curse, murder, group of friends, beauty, prank, high school, disorder, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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38%
Prison of the Dead (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Kristof, an eccentric rich kid, tricks his high school friends into getting back together for a reunion of sorts, under the pretense of a funeral. The group of twenty-somethings is forced to spend the night in an old abandoned witches' prison. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: seance, zombie, prison, ghost, survival, prank, supernatural, buddies, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, funeral, murder ...
Time: contemporary
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37%
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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, rough, suspenseful, scary, humorous ...
Plot: zombie, supernatural, small town, woman with a gun, store, small town life, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), satire, zombie violence, violence, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
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37%
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Dead Squad (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of young people become lost in the jungle during a river rafting trip and stumble upon a long lost ruin that is home to a host of mysterious monsters.
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating
Plot: zombie, jungle, creature, human experiment, doctor, abandoned, murder, survival, violence, travel, monster, rafting ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Sea of Fear (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College athlete Lance and his friend Tom meet Tom's girlfriend Kate and her friend Ashley in a marina to travel on a rented boat on a leisure trip. The Captain brings his navigator and first mate Joel and another unexpected passenger, Derek, ...
Style: suspense, slasher, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: date night, teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, survival, psychopath, mysterious character, ship, twists and turns, cruise, violence, serial killer, student athlete, boat, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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36%
Zombie Apocalypse (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: There is a new evil, and you have no idea what's coming... When college roommates Mark and Tom go out for a night at the bar, the last thing they expected to find was a machete wielding stranger and a horde of the undead. With the help of ...
Style: touching, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: zombie, survival, undead, chaos, plague, apocalypse, supernatural, rivalry, experiment gone awry, secret agents, distopia, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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35%
Vampire in Vegas (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In Las Vegas, the powerful three hundred year old vampire Sylvian hires Dr. van Helm to research a cure to survive in the sun. She uses three vampire women as guinea pigs to test the serum in the desert and a couple that is camping witnesses the ...
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Plot: vampire, survival, supernatural, murder, investigation, experiment, stripper, doctor, scientist, sex scene, crimes, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
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34%
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Stitch (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Stitch follows the story of grieving parents as they cope with the loss of their young daughter. At the height of their desperation, they turn to their best friends for healing advice, who lead them into the deep desert for a weekend ritual meant to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, death, violence, dealing with death, family problems, losing-it hero, disfigurement, daughter, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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33%
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Death Factory (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A woman working at a biological research facility becomes ill when she contracts a deadly, new virus. Sometime after, she becomes a half-monster beast and kills her old co-workers. Some time later, a group of teens go into the old research facility ...
Style: slasher, experimental, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: violence, strong violent content, zombie, supernatural, mutant, experiment gone awry, survival, escapades, virus, monster, female nudity, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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33%
It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want To (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Some 70 years after Jacob Burkitt snapped and killed his entire family, thrill-seeking teens crash the allegedly haunted Burkitt Manor to give their friend Sara (Adrienne Fischer) a spooky surprise for her 18th birthday. But as the night drags on -- ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, friends, estate, youth, supernatural, party, zombie, struggle for survival, curse, murder, violence, dying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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33%
Jack the Reaper (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of unsuspecting teens face a railroad reaper in his desert carnival.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, survival, isolation, hiking, teenager, carnival, killer clown, murder, evil, violence, brutality, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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31%
Night of the Living Dead 3D (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Both an homage to and a re-imagining of the original 1968 film, this update follows a group of survivors trapped in a farmhouse battling a siege of undead zombies....in 3D!
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, dark, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, supernatural, isolation, zombie, living dead, zombie attack, empire, virus, chaos, farm, escapades, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
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30%
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Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Purge: To put to death, eliminate what is undesirable. The serial killer known as Purge lived and died by this code. But is he dead? Driving home from a road trip, ERIC and SHELLY take a back road to avoid a traffic jam. They encounter the serial ...
Style: suspenseful, slasher, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, youth, friends, revenge, psychopath, survival, violence, rivalry, teenage life, traffic jam ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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30%
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13 Eerie (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six ambitious forensic undergrads are pitted against one another on a scientific expedition to a remote island, vying to win an esteemed trainee position with the FBI. Unbeknownst to them, the site was formerly used as an illegal biological testing ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: zombie, isolation, survival, experiment, supernatural, confined, island, left to die, eaten alive, student, mentor, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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29%
The Amityville Murders (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On the night of November 13th, 1974, Ronald DeFeo Jr. took a high powered rifle and murdered his entire family as they slept. At his trial, DeFeo claimed that 'voices' in the house commanded him to kill. This is their story.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, nightmare, mental patient, hearing voices, hallucination, taunting, house, supernatural horror, danger, deadly
Time: year 1974, 21st century, contemporary
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29%
Atomic Zombies!!! (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Two weeks after a local nuclear power plant explosion (which totally wasn't an evil secret Nazi research laboratory), zombies have taken over the town!
Style: psychotronic, suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: zombie, nuclear power plant, walking dead, zombie apocalypse, survival, zombie outbreak, killings, insanity, death, survivor, murder, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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28%
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Fright Fest (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Blood runs rampant on Halloween night when a small towns' Fright Fest becomes real inside the walls of a long abandoned asylum.
Style: slasher, tense, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: halloween, serial killer, murder, psychopath, survival, massacre, brutality, violence, fear, criminally insane, coworker, haunted house ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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28%
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30 Days to Die (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of girls trapped in an institution suffer the wrath of a serial killer on the loose. This campy thriller pays homage to Friday the 13th.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, mentally unstable, mental institution, struggle for survival, murder, violence, survival, woman in danger, violence spree, strong violent content, lake, peeping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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28%
Long Live the Dead (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Five shorts in the zombie genre; "Dweezle", "A Picture To Die For", "Black Bone Woods", "Zoe Dies In The End", and "Here Lies Bud."
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, walking dead, survival horror, characters in danger, death, survival, violence, escapades, chase, killings, escape ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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28%