Movies like Evil Spirits

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Evil Spirits (1990)
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Evil Spirits (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A dark comedy thriller that manages to skillfully blend humor and mystery into one incredible film from its thrilling beginning to the shocking climax! The superb all-star cast is a unique collection of characters who find themselves with one very special thing in common -- they are all boarders of Mrs. Ella Purdy (Karen Black) and totally dependent upon her gracious nature. The suspense mounts as, one-by-one, they fall sacrifice to ominous secrets enshrined within the walls of her foreboding house! Murder and mayhem prevail throughout the tense but often humorous situations as each victim draws nearer to his or her fate.
Style: scary, humorous, psychological, dark humor, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film, based on true events
Plot: murder, crimes, special agents, ghost, supernatural, investigation, hotel, psychopath, crime, alcohol abuse, mentally unstable, danger, voyeurism, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals, deadly, evil spirit, haunted house, tenant, welfare
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Evil Spirits

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, danger, murder, supernatural, ghost and slasher mostly in Horror and Biography genres. Some movies like Evil Spirits: Ritual (2013), Severed (2002), Curse of the Forty-Niner (2002), Mountaintop Motel Massacre (1983), Amityville: It's About Time (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Ritual (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A long time ago Tom loved Lovely. They were married and everything was perfect, at least for a little while. But that was then and this is now. Lovely has just killed a man in cold blood after he tried to drug and kidnap her in a motel. She calls ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, crimes, danger, deadly, satanic ritual, cult, violence, hotel, religions or cults, graphic violence
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 1.8
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Severed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ritualistic serial killer is beheading victims all over a city, and those surrounding the case are pulled into his world as they try and stop him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, danger, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, supernatural, who done it, police detective, bounty hunter, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Curse of the Forty-Niner (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of friends discover gold deep inside an old mine. But by taking the gold and think they've hit it big, they awaken a long dead miner who's Hell Bent on protecting his treasure.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, curse, slasher, ghost, danger, ghost town, mine, curses spells and rituals, gold, undead, adventure, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Mountaintop Motel Massacre (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After several years in an insane asylum, Evelyn, the keeper of the Mountaintop Motel, is released and resumes doing business. She kills her young charge out of anger, but convinces the police it was an accident - and pushed into insanity, she then ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychotronic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, slasher, alcohol abuse, mentally unstable, hotel, isolation, curses spells and rituals, psychopath, mystery, serial killer, family in danger, maniac ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, gory, supernatural ability, deadly, parents and children, murder, danger, suburbs ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Blood Descendants (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hundred years after being brutally murdered by the justice-seeking citizens of a small town, a supernatural killer fulfills his promise to return from the grave and seek vengeance against the descendents of the people who slaughtered him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: slasher, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, murder, vengeance, ghost, supernatural, deadly, danger, crimes, serial killer, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Grotesque (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A gang of crazed punkers breaks into a family's vacation home in the mountains and slaughters the entire family, except for one daughter who gets away. As the gang pursues the girl through the snow, they slowly realize that some kind of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, mutant, slasher, danger, deadly, gang, vengeance, chase, investigation, wolfman, punk, gangsters ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Sightings: Heartland Ghost (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of a reality-TV show about the paranormal visits a small Kansas town to investigate a house that may be haunted.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, mystery, investigation, supernatural, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Primitive (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After being forced to visit a hypnotist, Martin receives news of his estranged mother's passing. He returns home for the funeral, and before long, people start dropping dead. The victims - brutally torn apart by what appears to be a predatory ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, mentally unstable, deadly, crimes, estrangement, creature, demon, human host, standoff, showdown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Bunnyman Massacre (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Joe and Bunnyman's adventure continue in a rural ghost town. Bunnyman's blood lust knows no bounds, as he slaughters indiscriminately anything that crosses his path. Joe is all too happy to encourage his behavior, selling the dead victims ...
Style: scary, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending, serious
Plot: psychopath, ghost, countryside, investigation, deadly, crimes, masked killer, slasher, store, siblings relations, school bus, chainsaw ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 2.9
 286
Snapped (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Amy Mechanic, an ambitious young photographer, lands the opportunity she has been waiting for. The assignment: to create a dark collection of works based around the theme of death...
Style: psychological, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, mysterious character, investigation, mind game, amateur detective, psychopath, crimes, law enforcement, danger, murder, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Witchouse II: Blood Coven (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When an old house in a small town is razed to make way for a shopping mall, the crew unearths four unmarked graves. A professor from a nearby university is asked to find out who the bodies are, but when she and her students arrive in town and begin ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, small town, ghost, demon, danger, crimes, rivalry, escapades, vengeance, deadly, shopping mall ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 3.1
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7 Below (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story centers on a group of strangers trapped in a time warp house where a terrible event transpired exactly 100 years prior.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, murder, danger, confined, supernatural, isolation, time warp, killer child, profanity, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 3.1
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Hell Asylum (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A desperate producer faced with unemployment has the ultimate reality television program ready to roll.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, suspense, bleak, psychological
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, deadly, woman in danger, gory, crimes, danger, supernatural power, death, murder, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.4
 308
Spirits (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A priest, trying to regain his standing in the church after "falling" and sleeping with a woman, teams with a group of ESP experts to investigate a haunted house. It doesn't help that one of the experts is a beautiful young woman.
Style: rough, serious, scary
Plot: haunted house, danger, ghost, rescue, femme fatale, investigation, forbidden love, dangerous attraction, murder, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, reincarnation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.3
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Scar (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While hiking in a remote forest, college student Zack disappears, leaving nothing but a bloody trail for his traumatized friend Tom. Now a year later and plagued by nightmares, Tom returns to the woods with Zack's girlfriend Jenny in a last ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: murder, small town, serial killer, investigation, missing person, danger, gory, deadly, crimes, mystery, amateur detective, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Girls School Screamers (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Seven college girls spend the weekend at an elegant estate which begins as a fun filled adventure but ends in a nightmare of gut-wrenching terror.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, slasher, murder, gory, psychopath, investigation, deadly, youth, danger, mysterious character, serial killer, reincarnation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.2
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The Crypt (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Six young criminals break into hidden catacombs underneath their town and attempt to steal jewelry buried from the "Great Depression" only to find inhabitants guarding the precious belongings. After being trapped in this dark maze of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, confined, danger, deadly, supernatural, crimes, escapades, catacomb, crypt, break in, cemetery, struggle for survival ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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American Nightmare (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deranged female serial killer stalks seven young people whom phone a radio call-in show to discuss their darkest fears and a night-long game of cat-and-mouse is put into motion by the darkly sinister-looking murderess.
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: halloween party, murder, slasher, psychopath, crimes, danger, crime, chaos and mayhem, serial killer, deadly, destiny, female psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Crack in the Floor (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For the past 33 years Jeremiah Hill has lived alone, with no contact with the outside world, and he intends to keep it that way. Jeremiah's mother had always warned him not to associate with the outside world, and her brutal rape and killing ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, uncover truth, survival, slasher, family in danger, isolation, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable, voyeurism, in the woods, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Psycho Cop (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Joe Vickers would probably make a good policeman if it weren't for his two nasty habits. Firstly, he is a devoted satanist; secondly - he likes to kill people. When he meets a group of teenagers spending their vacation in a wood hut, he ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, survival, youth, danger, police officer, violence, deadly, violence spree, kids in trouble, in the woods, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Bell Witch Haunting (2013)
Genre: Biography, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Based on true events. The Robertson County Sheriff's Department has released footage found on the bodies of the Sawyer family's cell phones and video cameras. What was first thought to be a murder-suicide is now believed to be the return ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, suspense, realistic
Plot: murder, supernatural, deadly, danger, crimes, curses spells and rituals, ghost, corpse, party, video camera, camera, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 3.9
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Snuff-Movie (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Romania, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Boris Arkadin is a horror film maker. His pregnant wife was brutally murdered by a Manson-like gang of hippy psychopaths during the 1960s. He becomes a virtual recluse - until years later he directs his own snuff inspired movies. He invites actors ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: bondage, obsession, psychopath, gory, filmmaking, deadly, danger, haunted by the past, murder, estate, voyeurism, hanging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 3.7
 111
Anna's Eve (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the dedicated social worker Anna Liu finds the boy Michael Duncan dreadfully murdered in the kitchen of his house and his mother Eve Duncan missing, she has a nervous breakdown. Eight months later, she is still recovering using pills and living ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Plot: ghost, murder, family in danger, supernatural, custody, afterlife, missing child, family problems, crimes, domestic disturbance, supernatural ability, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Hoboken Hollow (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As Trevor drifts through Texas on collision course with a nightmare he is still haunted by the evils of the war he recently returned from and a promise he failed to keep. When a stranger offers a ride, Trevor finds himself battling the brutal ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Plot: psychopath, gory, haunted by the past, deadly, danger, crimes, farm, murder, bondage, torture, kidnapping, hitchhiker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 2.9
 845
Satanic (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Michelle wakes from an accident with no memory, then she has nightmares and people around her die.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: murder, religions or cults, nightmare, memory loss, investigation, danger, crimes, deadly, supernatural, car accident, haunted by the past, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.5
 287
Forever Evil (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The sole survivor of a backwoods massacre investigates the incident with the help of a photographer and a police officer. Soon, it becomes clear that they're up against nothing less than an ancient god!
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: zombie, supernatural, serial killer, ghost, college, murder, supernatural ability, deadly, mystery, danger, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
6 Degrees of Hell (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six individuals are caught up in a supernatural perfect storm as an evil lays claim to one of them while threatening to tear apart the soul of a small Pennsylvania town.
Style: serious, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, afterlife, danger, deadly, crimes, hotel, possession, evil, halloween, supernatural power, psychic
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.3
 2K
976-Evil II (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being bestowed with demonic powers following a phone call to Hell, a psychotic teacher begins a rampage of death and destruction in a small town, forcing a teen and her boyfriend to fight him off so that they can get away.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, chase, zombie, slasher, high school, obsession, murder, telephone call, afterlife, investigation, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Horror Show (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, slasher, supernatural romance, afterlife, vengeance, violence spree, murder, supernatural ability, danger, master criminal, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%