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The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
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The Abominable Dr. Phibes (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Famous organist Anton Phibes is horribly disfigured in an automobile accident while rushing to the side of his sick wife and presumed to be dead. Once Phibes learns that his wife died on the operating table, he is convinced the doctors are responsible and begins exacting his revenge on all those involved.
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, macabre, atmospheric, stylized, serious, psychotronic, sexy, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, doctor, disfigurement, revenge, curse, tragic hero, master villain, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, camp, zombie, vengeance, religion, mute, inspector, organ, obsession, death of wife, plague, crimes, couples, escapades, rivalry, mute or deaf ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: scotland yard, london, egypt

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Most similar movies to The Abominable Dr. Phibes

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, cult film and splatter films with plots about danger, deadly, supernatural, murder, gory, death and blood mostly in Horror, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Abominable Dr. Phibes: Theatre of Blood (1973), Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972), Asylum (1972), The Masque of the Red Death (1964), Vampire's Kiss (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Theatre of Blood (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Shakespearean actor takes poetic revenge on the critics who denied him recognition.
Style: humorous, witty, gothic, semi serious, slasher ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, decapitation, fencing, critic, vengeance, revenge, crimes, investigation, psychopath, actor's life, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london
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Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The vengeful Doctor rises again, seeking the Scrolls of Life in an attempt to resurrect his deceased wife.
Style: serious, scary, stylized, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: mad scientist, serial killer, zombie, immortality, organ, murder, afterlife, tomb, crimes, race against time, escapades, good versus evil ...
Place: egypt, middle east, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Asylum (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: mental institution, objects come to life, murder, supernatural, serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, mind game, vengeance, missing person, haunted by the past, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre ...
Plot: plague, satanism, murder, village, revenge, sacrifice, tragic villain, supernatural, good versus evil, mystery, devil worship, satanic ritual ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Vampire's Kiss (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A publishing executive is visited and bitten by a vampire and starts exhibiting erratic behavior. He pushes his secretary to extremes as he tries to come to terms with his affliction. The vampire continues to visit and drink his blood, and as his ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, absurd, psychological, macabre ...
Plot: vampire, hallucination, insanity, mental illness, supernatural, losing-it hero, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, delusion, nightclub, psychology, character study ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Tales of Terror (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, reincarnation, zombie, ghost, afterlife, infidelity, supernatural, hypnotist, vengeance, experiment gone awry, family problems, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Death by Engagement (2005)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two police detectives try to track down a vicious serial killer bent on reclaiming his mother's family heirloom wedding ring as it passes from bride to bride with the killer always one step behind, and the detectives one step behind the killer.
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, police investigation, obsession, law enforcement, track down, crimes, police detective, vengeance, wedding, curses spells and rituals, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Basket Case (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young man carrying a big basket that contains his deformed Siamese-twin brother seeks vengeance on the doctors who separated them against their will.
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, bloody, absurd ...
Plot: murder, raped by monster, siamese twins, vengeance, monster, psychopath, freak, brother brother relationship, violence, silly humor, stalking, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Slaughterhouse (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The owner of a slaughterhouse facing foreclosure instructs his 350lbs, mentally retarded son to go on a killing spree against the people who want to buy his property.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mentally challenged, murder, dark humor, slaughterhouse, vengeance, buddies, rock, police investigation, pig, survival, trespassing, violent ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Ed and His Dead Mother (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A mourning son makes a deal to reanimate his one year dead mother, however things turn into an unexpected direction.
Style: realistic, humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, dangerous animal, family relations, love and romance, disorder, courtroom drama, parents and children, zombie, chainsaw, justice, revenge, mother son relationship ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Popcorn (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A horror film festival, held in a theater which was once the scene of a tragic fire, turns into a real life horror show.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, killing spree, revenge, halloween, college life, teenage life, college, haunted by the past, investigation, hidden identity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Cry of the Banshee (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In seventeenth century England Lord Whitman wages unending war on what he sees as the ever-present scourge of witchcraft, and many local villagers have suffered at his hands. But one victim uses her occult powers to curse his family, enlisting ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, disturbing, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, witchcraft, werewolf, witch hunt, witch, torture, massacre, revenge, rape, curse, leadership, rivalry ...
Time: 16th century, 17th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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The Raven (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A magician who has been turned into a raven turns to a former sorcerer for help in this film loosely based on the Edgar Allen Poe poem.
Style: gothic, parody, humorous, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sorcerer, good versus evil, magician, castle, duel, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, escapades, raven, haunted by the past, presumed dead, wizards ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, zombie, supernatural, woman in danger, crimes, supernatural ability, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, violence spree, brutality ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Blood Dolls (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Virgil, an eccentric freak billionaire, spends his days being a "biological inventor." The "blood dolls," his newest creation, aid him in getting revenge on those who betrayed him.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, rivalry, supernatural, betrayal, serial killer, crimes, experiment gone awry, psychopath, vengeance, music band, ghost, mad scientist ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 3.2
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Beyond Bedlam (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An experiment gone awry places a neurologist (Elizabeth Hurley) and a homicide detective (Craig Fairbrass) in a psychopath's (Keith Allen) nightmarish world.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, slasher, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, suicide, hallucination, mad scientist, crimes, nothing goes right, supernatural, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, strong violent content, sexual content, laboratory ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: gothic horror, gothic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
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Time: 19th century, 70s, 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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976-EVIL (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers. When Spike dialed 976-EVIL, he knew it was an expensive toll call, but he didn't know that he'd have to pay for it with his soul.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, satanic, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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The Monster Club (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A writer of horror stories is invited to a "monster club" by a mysterious old gentleman. There, three gruesome stories are told to him; between each story some musicians play their songs. In the end, it's recognized he's the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, stylized, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, ghost, afterlife, supernatural, werewolf, deadly creature, heroic mission, fall in love, rescue, nightlife, filmmaking, writer's life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Boogey Man (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, murder, fear, ghost, curse, haunted by the past, family in danger, evil, family problems, mute or deaf, childhood trauma ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Convent (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits.
Style: scary, suspenseful, stylized, harsh, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demon, murder, nun, supernatural, survival, haunted by the past, youth, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, zombie, possession, convent ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Return to Horror High (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few years ago, a mysterious serial-killer caused panic on Crippen High School. The killer was never caught. A movie company, Cosmic Pictures, has decided to make a feature movie about these events - on location, at the now abandoned school. Since ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, police investigation, serial killer, murder, filmmaking, screenwriter, supernatural, investigation, youth, stalking, crimes, mind game ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Waxwork (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, UK, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Wealthy slacker college student Mark, his new girlfriend Sarah, and their friends are invited to a special showing at a mysterious wax museum which displays 18 of the most evil men of all time. After his ex-girlfriend and another friend disappear, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, slasher, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, occult, wax museum, transformation, vampire, haunted house, museum, supernatural, mythical creature, youth, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Vampyres (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lesbian vampire couple haunt an abandoned castle and the English country side around it. They prey on passing motorists, whom they seduce, and murder.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, sexy, scary ...
Plot: vampire, murder, couples, investigation, supernatural, serial killer, countryside, dangerous attraction, zombie, femme fatale, crimes, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Cover Up (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1957, Dorothy and Edmund Yates (Keith and Rupert Davies) were committed to an institution for the criminally insane, she for acts of murder and cannibalism and he for covering up her crimes. Fifteen years later, they are pronounced fit for ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, disturbing ...
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, monster, beast, afterlife, dark humor, supernatural, countryside, nurse, transformation, curses spells and rituals, race against time, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, scotland yard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: maniac, vengeance, murder, small town, survival, violence spree, haunted by the past, isolation, brutality, torture, mayor, sadism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: southern usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Uncle Sam (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Desert Storm vet who was killed in combat rises from the grave on July Fourth, to kill the unpatriotic citizens of his hometown, after some teens burn an American flag over his burial site.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, serial killer, patriotism, murder, experiment gone awry, soldier, crimes, survival, supernatural, escapades, rivalry, deadly creature ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Devil Rides Out (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The powers of good are pitted against the forces of evil as the Duc de Richelieu wrestles with the charming but deadly Satanist, Mocata, for the soul of his friend. Mocata has the knowledge and the power to summon the forces of darkness and, as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, dark ...
Plot: supernatural, occult, satanism, black magic, ritual sacrifice, coven, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, rivalry, giant spider, kidnapping, devil worship ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, year 1929, 1930s, 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Bloodbath at the House of Death (1984)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Six scientists arrive at the creepy Headstone Manor to investigate a strange phenomena which was the site of a mysterious massacre years earlier where 18 guests were killed in one night. It turns out that the house is the place of a satanic cult ...
Style: parody, humorous, suspenseful, not serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, ghost, mad scientist, investigation, haunted house, serial killer, mansion, estate, supernatural, clergy, crimes, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, year 1975
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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