Movies like American Gothic 1987

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American Gothic (1987)
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American Gothic (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When six friends fly off on a weekend getaway and are suddenly plagued by engine trouble, they're forced to land on a remote island. Looking for shelter, they're grateful to encounter Ma and Pa and their children - an eccentric family living in the island's backwoods. But what begins as simple hospitality turns into a terrifying race for survival as the friends start disappearing one by one ... and turning up dead.
Style: slasher, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, disturbing, gothic, surprise ending ...
Plot: island, isolated house, supernatural, murder, crimes, serial killer, ghost, psychopath, isolation, confined, curses spells and rituals, necrophilia, youth, dysfunctional family, rape, dark humor, babies and infants, religions or cults, family, swing, death of child, dinner, weirdo, adult as child, flashback ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington state

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Most similar movies to American Gothic

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and slasher films with plots about deadly, crimes, danger, gory, psychopath, serial killer and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like American Gothic: Trackman (2007), Dead Mary (2007), Snow White: A Deadly Summer (2012), Evil Remains (2004), Mountaintop Motel Massacre (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Trackman (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A perfect bank heist turns deadly when the robbers and their hostages flee to the abandoned underground subway station where they encounter the Trackman, a deformed madman that prowls the darkness.
Style: slasher, tense, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: psychopath, confined, supernatural, crimes, criminal heroes, serial killer, isolation, heist, violence, hostage, tunnel, burned alive ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
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Dead Mary (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During a fun-filled getaway at a remote lake, teenager Kim (Dominique Swain) and her friends unwittingly unleash a murderous spirit when they make the mistake of playing the game 'Dead Mary' in this horror story. The body count rises as ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: urban legend, supernatural, youth, psychopath, survival, evil witch, ghost, buddies, supernatural ability, mind game, zombie, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
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Snow White: A Deadly Summer (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A troubled teenage girl finds herself in a web of lies and deceit when her stepmother attempts to murder her by sending her to a discipline camp.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher, tense ...
Plot: forest, psychopath, murder, youth, isolation, crimes, graphic violence, teenage life, boot camp, juvenile delinquent, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, premonition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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82%
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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, slasher, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, deadly creature, investigation, survival, legends and myths, supernatural, ghost, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, student life, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
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100%
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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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, suspense ...
Plot: murder, alcohol abuse, hotel, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, isolation, serial killer, mystery, psychopath, family in danger, insanity, maniac ...
Time: 80s
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Blood Widow (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Laurie and Hugh are a successful young couple who have just closed on a weekend home away from the city. Unbeknownst to them, the neighboring property contains the crumbling remains of a boarding school that was shuttered in the wake of an ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, couples, psychopath, murder, confined, crimes, isolation, strong violent content, boarding school, friends, buddies, abandoned building ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Insane (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lonely hotel by a lonely road. Sarah is lost, looking for somewhere to sleep. She's come to the wrong place. A lonely hotel by a lonely road. Sarah is lost, Jenny is looking for her. She's come to the right place. The Bridgeburn Hotel
Style: serious, slasher, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, psychopath, confined, isolation, woman in danger, crimes, hotel, serial killer, graphic violence, gas mask, schizophrenia, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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The Slaughterhouse Massacre (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Follow the story of several attractive teenagers as they try to have a fun time in a slaughter house after dark...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, ghost, uncover truth, youth, crimes, psychopath, murder, rivalry, serial killer, supernatural, mind game, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: dallas texas, texas
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76%
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Slaughtered (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Everyone's getting slaughtered in the pub tonight!
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, confined, captivity, zombie, death, violence, crimes, supernatural, isolation, wilderness, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Bunnyman (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bunnyman is the story of a group of friends on their way back from a spontaneous weekend trip to Las Vegas, and while driving through the remote regions of southern California they suddenly find themselves in a sickening game of cat and mouse with a ...
Style: rough, scary, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, survival, on the road, isolation, escapades, confined, captivity, strong violent content, teenager, forest, masked killer, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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, slasher, suspense, rough ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, survival, youth, police officer, violence spree, kids in trouble, forest, violence, serial killer, chaos, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Adam & Evil (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of sexy high school graduates are ready for a weekend of serious partying at a remote camp ground. Soon a murderer is on the loose...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: survival, serial killer, who done it, confined, teenage life, crimes, psychopath, murder, youth, isolation, school, adultery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Local teens have long commemorated the death of 'Mary Hatchet' -- a girl who took an ax and killed her family in the 1970s -- with the aptly named Blood Night. But things never got truly bloody until Mary's ghost (Samantha Facchi) ...
Style: slasher, serious, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: psychopath, urban legend, legends and myths, serial killer, survival, crimes, youth, vengeance, life is a bitch, teenage life, ghost, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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Spiker (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nightmare come to life, the Spiker is a massive pink-eyed albino and a maniac killing machine whose physical endurance borders on the fantastic. He escapes from an asylum and returns to the small town he terrorized years before, where he slashed ...
Style: slasher, tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, stalking, crimes, small town, murder, evil man, ghost, albino, violence, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Blood Ranch (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four college students and an Iraq War vet, lost on a desert highway, encounter a terrified young woman with a black van on her trail. They survive the ensuing chase but their car doesn't, forcing them to seek help at a nearby ranch. Only when ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful
Plot: survival, serial killer, psychopath, mind game, rescue, isolation, mental illness, murder, perversion, youth, car chase, desert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Legend of Bloody Jack (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The legend of Jack The Ripper comes to real when one of his descendants revive him.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough
Plot: supernatural, forest, decapitation, murder, crimes, serial killer, psychopath, ghost, legends and myths, city life, curses spells and rituals, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Psycho Ward (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of urban researchers set about exploring an abandoned psychiatric hospital with a terrible history, but are they prepared for the horrifying, possibly supernatural secrets hidden within its crumbling walls? No sooner do they get there than ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, survival, psychopath, crimes, confined, isolation, characters killed one by one, masked killer, abandoned hospital, escaped mental patient, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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67%
Satan's Playground (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: SATAN'S PLAYGROUND is a supernatural shocker chronicling a family's spine-tingling odyssey in New Jersey's legendary Pine Barrens region. En route to a wilderness camping retreat, their car inexplicably breaks down. As darkness falls, ...
Style: slasher, surreal, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, ghost, serial killer, isolation, psychopath, supernatural ability, supernatural, survival, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, destiny, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new jersey, england, texas, europe, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Mimesis (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to a classic horror film.
Style: serious, slasher, scary, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, crimes, psychopath, isolation, confined, role playing, farm, graphic violence, zombie, danger, gory, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, supernatural ability, parents and children, murder, suburbs, vengeance, psychopath, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: curse, supernatural, ghost, mine, curses spells and rituals, gold, undead, ghost town, adventure, rivalry, serial killer, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2 (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "ChromeSkull" is the sequel to the 2009 horror hit "Laid to Rest." It brings back ChromeSkull, who barely escaped death in the first movie and is hell-bent on continuing where he left off... and forging a new path of terror and ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, survival, psychopath, crimes, wannabe, master criminal, escapades, uninhibited rivalry, obsession, haunted by the past, violence spree, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Dr. Chopper (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five young friends head out to the country for a weekend at the family cabin and run afoul of a group of motorcycle riding madwomen led by the sadistic, knife-wielding plastic surgeon Dr. Fielding.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: survival, obsession, psychopath, confined, serial killer, gang, supernatural, crimes, leadership, escapades, stalking, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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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: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: crimes, supernatural, ghost, psychopath, murder, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, deadly creature, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, serial killer, college ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, haunted by the past, crimes, farm, murder, bondage, torture, kidnapping, rape, hanging, redneck, hell ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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Unhinged (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: College students, Terry, Nancy and Gloria are on their way to a rock concert, driving through a torrential rainstorm...only to crash their car, badly injuring one of them. Seeking shelter and aid they come across a house occupied by a man-hating ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mystery killer, psychopath, murder, serial killer, crimes, sexual relations, destiny, woman in danger, voyeurism, secret, violence, voyeur ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Blood Runs Cold (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Winona, a successful artist looking to get away from her stressful life. Her manager rents her a house in her home town where she runs in to an old boyfriend. They go back to the house, only to find out it is not as empty as they assumed.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, woman in danger, winter, isolation, strong violent content, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity, confined, crimes, backwoods, sex scene ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Headless Horseman (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Seven college kids take a shortcut on their way to a party and unfortunately end up in Wormwood – a "lost" town in the middle of nowhere. They find something strange and sinister happening there – bones and weird decorations line Main ...
Style: gothic, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: serial killer, survival, ghost, supernatural, crimes, vengeance, legends and myths, woman in danger, teenage boy, human sacrifice, murder, teenage girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Home Sick (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A maniac with a suitcase full of razorblades unleashes a super human killer upon a group of kids in a small Alabama town. They must take up arms with a insane Chili enthusiast if they want to survive.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, afterlife, serial killer, survival, supernatural, supernatural ability, crimes, superhuman powers, ghost, curses spells and rituals, uninvited guest, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Kill the Scream Queen (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: psychopath, confined, strong violent content, filmmaking, dishonesty, serial killer, captivity, woman in danger, satire, bondage, torture, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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