Movies like Gremlin

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Gremlin (2017)
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Gremlin (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man receives a mysterious box containing a terrible secret, a creature that will kill everyone else in his family unless he passes it on to someone he loves to continue its never-ending circulation.
Style: scary, macabre, suspense, exciting, dark, nostalgic, suspenseful, whimsical, intense, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, adventure, supernatural, family, kids and family, childhood, creature, danger, chaos, urban legend, human animal relationship, freak accident, midnight, deadly creature, weird, friendship, heroes, mythology, mother, social problems, loser, cult, puppet, chaos and mayhem, small town ...
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Gremlin

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about danger, supernatural, deadly, escapades, survival, deadly creature and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Gremlin: Flu Bird Horror (2008), The Kindred (1987), Gremlins (1984), Bats (1999), Candyman (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Flu Bird Horror (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Romania
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of teenagers go on a excursion to the mountains. There, they are attacked by birds infected with a lethal virus. When the teens reach a nearby village, the haunting birds start passing their virus on to all the dwellers.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: virus, monster, youth, teenager, chaos, teenage life, survival, deadly creature, danger, deadly, escapades, mutant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.6
 2K
The Kindred (1987)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Amanda's deathbed request to her son, John, was for him to destroy all the lab notes etc. from her last experiment. She also blurts out he had a brother. At the funeral John meets Melissa, who claims to be his mothers biggest fan. Together with ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, mad scientist, murder, experiment gone awry, survival, investigation, danger, deadly, death, creature, laboratory, transformation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 7.3
 192K
Gremlins (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.
Style: feel good, humorous, suspenseful, scary, light ...
Audience: horror for children, teens, pre-teens, kids
Plot: supernatural, christmas, deadly creature, monster, pets, small town, genetically altered, holiday, chaos and mayhem, daring rescue, danger, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.9
 9K
Bats (1999)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Genetically mutated bats escape and it's up to a bat expert and the local sheriff to stop them.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: bat, small town, mutation, survival, supernatural, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, save the day, heroic mission, experiment gone awry, race against time ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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Candyman (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Story: For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago's Cabrini Green neighborhood were terrorized by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural killer with a hook for a hand, easily summoned by those daring to repeat his ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, macabre ...
Plot: urban legend, supernatural, revenge, strong violent content, investigation, haunted by the past, danger, serial killer, police, covered in blood, cult, urban decay ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Deep in the Darkness (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dr. Michael Cayle thought leaving the chaotic lifestyle of New York City behind for the quiet, small town of Ashborough would bring his family closer together. Soon after arriving, however, he discovers the town's deepest secret: a terrifying ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, suspense, psychological, tense ...
Plot: danger, deadly creature, family relations, deadly, small town, survival, creature, standoff, showdown, in the woods, resistance, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Triassic Attack (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Native American owner of a kitschy roadside museum accidentally brings to life three dinosaur fossils. Now really annoyed, the giant dinos wreak havoc on the small town and the local university.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: dinosaur, fossil, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, save the day, deadly creature, survival, small town, escapades, heroes, danger, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
30 Days of Night: Dark Days (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After surviving the incidents in Barrow, Alaska, Stella Olemaun relocates to Los Angeles, where she intentionally attracts the attention of the local vampire population in order to avenge the death of her husband, Eben.
Style: scary, rough, exciting, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vampire, track down, supernatural, escapades, rivalry, deadly, imaginary, revenge, death of husband, gory, danger, nobody believes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, alaska, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Earth vs. the Spider (2001)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A shy comic book fan is injected with an experimental serum and starts turning into a spider. When web covered bodies start appearing a policeman starts to investigate the strange case.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, experiment gone awry, superhuman powers, heroes, mad scientist, danger, crimes, good versus evil, deadly creature, supernatural, disorder, laboratory ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 19K
Phantoms (1998)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the peaceful town of Snowfield, Colorado something evil has wiped out the community. And now, its up to a group of people to stop it, or at least get out of Snowfield alive.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, small town, sheriff, hotel, apocalypse, survival, extinction, danger, monster, quarantine, military, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: colorado, usa, los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Cucuy: The Boogeyman (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When children start disappearing, a rebellious teen under house arrest starts to suspect that a legendary evil, a boogeyman known as the Cucuy, might be responsible.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, bleak, scary, macabre ...
Plot: missing child, urban legend, kidnapping, child in peril, supernatural, evil spirit, danger, fear, brother brother relationship, supernatural being, curses spells and rituals, missing person ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Final Destination (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, death, destiny, characters killed one by one, psychic, youth, survival, supernatural, life & death, race against time, air disaster, twists & turns ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Forgotten Ones (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a devastating boat crash shipwrecks a group of friends in the jungles of an uncharted island, they are savagely picked off one-by-one by a cannibalistic enemy that evolution forgot. A horrifying action-adventure in the vein of Predator and Lost.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shipwreck, island, jungle, danger, deadly creature, survival, isolation, supernatural, deadly, escapades, gory, cannibal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 42K
The Reaping (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Katherine Morrissey, a former Christian missionary, lost her faith after the tragic deaths of her family. Now she applies her expertise to debunking religious phenomena. When a series of biblical plagues overrun a small town, Katherine arrives to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: supernatural, apocalypse, river, miraculous event, small town, investigation, bible, danger, save the world, deadly, curses spells and rituals, sacrifice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 3K
Seventh Moon (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Melissa and Yul, Americans honeymooning in China, come across the exotic 'Hungry Ghost' festival. When night falls, the couple end up in a remote village, and soon realize the legend is all too real. Plunged into an ancient custom they ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, dark
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, imaginary, supernatural, confined, isolation, deadly, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly creature, escapades, demon, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Survival Island (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Teens trapped on an island are haunted by a demon hidden inside...a pinata.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Plot: island, pinata, slasher, gory, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, danger, rivalry, deadly, escapades, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 2K
Dark House (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young man sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion that holds the origins of his dark family legacy.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, twists and turns
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, deadly, danger, on the road, escapades, estate, supernatural ability, graphic violence, teenager, mansion
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 6K
Bad Moon (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: One man's struggle to contain the curse he hides within... and his last-ditch attempt to free himself with the love of family. But when it looks as if he is losing his battle, and endangering all he holds most dear, the family dog, Thor, is the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, bloody, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dog, werewolf, deadly creature, transformation, family in danger, human animal relationship, boy, brother sister relationship, full moon, sex scene, boy dog relationship, trailer ...
Time: 90s
Place: nepal, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Kill Katie Malone (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: College students and best friends Ginger Matheson, Jim Duncan, and Kyle "Dixie" Canning, pool their cash to buy a "ghost" in an online auction. The three think it's all a goof, but once they open up the antique box to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, vengeful ghost, deadly, danger, supernatural, buddies, ghost, best friend, murder, chaos and mayhem, vengeance, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 2K
Dark House (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A troupe of actors hired for a haunted house attraction soon find that they are working in a true house of horror.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, supernatural, danger, deadly, gory, ghost, fear, isolation, psychotherapy, murder, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The In Between (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Under the border leading into Mexico, within a labyrinth of caves, a deadly presence haunts all who enter. For four friends on an expedition, the caverns become an underground graveyard as the tortured ghosts prey upon them, one by one.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological, bleak
Plot: ghost, hostage, cave, deadly creature, supernatural, friendship, gory, slasher, danger, survival, deadly, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, california, usa, latin america, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Final Patient (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When retired physician Daniel Green (Bill Cobbs, Night at the Museum) lifts a 5-ton farm tractor off a boy trapped beneath, the enigma of his supernatural strength piques the curiosity of two med students passing through town. Visiting the old ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, addiction, small town, mystery, experiment gone awry, isolation, medical school, life is a bitch, danger, confined, superhuman powers, old age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.
Style: suspenseful, gothic, scary, suspense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, parents and children, deadly creature, danger, child in peril, haunted house, estate, creature, teeth, old house, deadly, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 70s
Place: rhode island, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Jungle (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Big cat conservationist LARRY BLACK and his film-maker brother BEN travel into the Indonesian jungle to find and document the rare and endangered Javan Leopard. As they travel deeper and deeper into the jungle they realise they are being stalked by ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, scenic, exciting ...
Plot: jungle, survival, deadly creature, isolation, deadly, danger, monster, confined, escapades, creature
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.0
 574
Blood Shed (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Loosely based on the true events of a homeless loner who moves into a self-storage facility inhabited by a community of bizarre squatters until they are locked in for the night with a deranged female who hunts them down in search of her lost child.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: survival, supernatural, deadly, isolation, danger, confined, deadly creature, storage unit, graphic violence, homeless, prostitute
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Alone in the Dark II (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When the night falls, and the creatures of the dark are crawling out of the shadows, there is only one man who stands between us and evil: Edward Carnby.
Style: semi serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Plot: supernatural, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, escapades, heroes, imaginary, danger, deadly creature, rivalry, deadly, chaos, catastrophe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Fire from Below (2009)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Digging at a nearby cave, a careless industrialist unearths a vein of pure base Lithium and inadvertently brings it to the surface, where the Lithium combusts when coming into contact with water and begins to wreak havoc on the country side.
Style: realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: adventure, chaos, forces of nature, save the day, race against time, danger, heroes, escapades, chaos and mayhem, heroic mission, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, burned alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.0
 1K
Evil Remains (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A graduate student preparing his thesis on mythology leads his friends on a research expedition to an old plantation estate on the outskirts of the Big Easy. The site is reputed to mysteriously cause madness and death to all who enter it.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, deadly creature, investigation, legends and myths, survival, imaginary, ghost, slasher, deadly, murder, student life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 2.3
 926
Grim (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A team of spelunkers, when investigating a system of caves beneath a small town, come across a hideous creature that can move through walls.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, creature, cave, danger, deadly, deadly creature, mutant, suburbs, monster, ouija board, suburban life, chaos ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.5
 528
Canes (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: David Goodman is on the pick of his career as a PR executive when he suddenly loses his chance for a big promotion and, unfortunately, his sight at a street attack. Soon after a message is left on his answering machine about a doctor, named ...
Style: atmospheric, exciting, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: religions or cults, supernatural, danger, friendship, escapades, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, devil, blindness, deal with the devil, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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