Movies like An American Werewolf in London

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An American Werewolf in London (1981)
 7.5
 93K
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: dark humor, atmospheric, humorous, cult film, suspenseful, scary, suspense, funny, disturbing, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, monster, beast, transformation, supernatural, countryside, race against time, friendship, danger, nightmare, nurse, gory, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, crimes, deadly, siblings relations, murder, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), brutality, death, village, chess, theft ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, scotland yard, northern england, scottish highlands ...

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Most similar movies to An American Werewolf in London

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, cult film, weird and suspenseful films with plots about gory, deadly, splatter, cult, zombie, blood and supernatural mostly in Horror, Comedy and Fantasy genres. Some movies like An American Werewolf in London: Tremors (1990), Cemetery Man (1994), Evil Dead II (1987), The Lost Boys (1987), Braindead (1992). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tremors (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, humorous, suspense, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, desert, deadly creature, rescue, survival, creature feature, human versus monster, danger, stranded, mutant, small town, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
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 7.2
 20K
Cemetery Man (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A cemetery man has the unusual problem of the dead rising from the grave. Himself and his assistant must end these creatures' lives again after they are reborn. Everything is going well until "She" comes along and stirs things up a ...
Style: gothic, humorous, macabre, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: zombie, insanity, mayor, undead, supernatural, grim reaper, danger, love and romance, reincarnation, mute or deaf, deadly, back from the dead ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: italy, europe
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100%
 7.8
 149K
Evil Dead II (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Ash Williams and his girlfriend Linda find a log cabin in the woods with a voice recording from an archeologist who had recorded himself reciting ancient chants from “The Book of the Dead.” As they play the recording an evil power is unleashed ...
Style: cult film, scary, dark humor, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, blood splatter, curses spells and rituals, chainsaw, zombie, time travel, violence, stabbing, axe, slasher, survival, tape recorder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1987, 90s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 125K
The Lost Boys (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, small town, goth, teenage life, supernatural, gang, comics, secret hideout, amusement park, brother brother relationship, boardwalk, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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Braindead (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a Sumatran rat-monkey bites Lionel Cosgrove's mother, she's transformed into a zombie and begins killing (and transforming) the entire town while Lionel races to keep things under control.
Style: cult film, dark humor, humorous, surreal, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, reanimation, gory, monster, deadly, deadly creature, danger, mad, supernatural, brutality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1990s, 1950s, 90s
Place: new zealand
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100%
The Cabin in the Woods (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five college friends spend the weekend at a remote cabin in the woods, where they get more than they bargained for. Together, they must discover the truth behind the cabin in the woods.
Style: scary, dark humor, surreal, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: danger, supernatural, monster, death, zombie, deathtrap, cabin in the woods, creature, survival, in the woods, fear, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 20th century, year 2009 ...
Place: usa
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100%
 6.2
 11K
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, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, wax museum, transformation, vampire, haunted house, occult, museum, supernatural, mythical creature, midget, deadly creature, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Deadtime Stories (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A babysitting uncle tells his charges three horror stories--about a killer witch, Little Red Riding Hood and a werewolf, and a story about "Goldi Lox" and the three bears.
Style: scary, suspenseful, fairy tale, cult film, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: witch, supernatural, danger, deadly, serial killer, werewolf, monster, resurrection, telekinesis, cult, loss of virginity, magic ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Sleeping Car (1990)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jason (David Naughton) moves into an abandoned train car where he resurrects the vicious ghost of his landlady's dead husband... The Mister. After some near-fatal encounters with the violent specter he seeks local exorcist Vincent Tuttle (Kevin ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, scary
Plot: train, supernatural, ghost, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), profanity, heist, alcohol abuse, college, curses spells and rituals, drug abuse, human becoming an animal ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.9
 43K
Creepshow (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.
Style: suspenseful, dark humor, scary, macabre, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, zombie, murder, gory, cult, danger, death, violence, comics, torture, back from the dead, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future, 1830s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
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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: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, suspense, satanic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, satanism, high school, misfit, vengeance, social misfits, danger, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil, phone sex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: dark humor, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, mentally challenged, murder, slaughterhouse, vengeance, gory, deadly, danger, buddies, rock, pig, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.6
 15K
Society (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A Beverly Hills teen (Billy Warlock) discovers his parents are part of a gruesome orgy cult for the social elite.
Style: scary, surreal, psychological, dark humor, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: secret society, body horror, surrealism, transformation, delusion, friendship, family relations, satire, psychiatrist, mystery, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Night of the Demons (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While conducting a seance during a Halloween party, high-school seniors unlock the demon that remains locked in the crematorium.
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, haunted house, halloween party, demon, gory, teenager, survival, supernatural, slasher, transformation, zombie, demons ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
An American Werewolf in Paris (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Netherlands, Luxembourg, USA, France, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An American man unwittingly gets involved with werewolves who have developed a serum allowing them to transform at will.
Style: gothic, dark humor, scary, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, supernatural, danger, rescue, dangerous animal, afterlife, transformation, animal horror, race against time, eaten alive, meat, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: paris france, europe, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
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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: cult film, scary, suspenseful, bloody, absurd ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, siamese twins, gory, danger, monster, slasher, psychopath, freak, brother brother relationship, violence, raped by monster ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.0
 10K
Motel Hell (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all kinds of critters...to make ...
Style: scary, rough, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, criminal heroes, woman in danger, family in danger, psychopath, crimes, danger, stalking, misfit, deadly, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Basket Case 2 (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Having eluded the authorities after a series of grisly murders, the pair find sanctuary at the palatial home of Granny Ruth, an eccentric philanthropist who rallies the cause of "Unique Individuals". But even amongst "friends" ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, freak, supernatural, zombie, psychopath, good versus evil, deadly, journalism, superhuman powers, monster, twins, social misfits ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, new york, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 4.8
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Zombeavers (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: College friends find their weekend of sex and debauchery ruined when deadly zombie beavers swarm their riverside cabin.
Style: absurd, humorous, not serious, bloody, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, mutant, beaver, gory, deadly creature, danger, river, lake or river, blood, death, monster, parody ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Monster Club (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 94 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, anthology, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, ghost, supernatural, deadly creature, fall in love, heroic mission, afterlife, rescue, danger, writer's life, nightlife, filmmaking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Beyond Re-Animator (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Once again tampering with mother nature to disastrous results, Dr. Herbert West continues his research while serving time in a maximum security prison for his previous exploits. West's limited prison-cell experiments are suddenly interrupted by ...
Style: dark humor, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, mad scientist, prison, insanity, convict, experiment, danger, violence, doctor, laboratory, survival, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A noted professor and his dim-witted apprentice fall prey to their inquiring vampires, while on the trail of the ominous damsel in distress.
Style: cult film, humorous, gothic, scary, not serious ...
Plot: vampire, parody, countryside, woman in danger, imaginary, supernatural, danger, nothing goes right, crimes, goofy hero, deadly, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
Place: europe, former yugoslavia, transylvania, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.5
 2K
Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, monster, investigation, gory, supernatural, crimes, escapades, danger, deadly, missing person, death, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Dead Scared (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Evil Dead meets Scream as an evil professor, through an ancient staff and a book of incantation, possesses the bodies of a group of fraterity and sorority pledges during a night of "hazing" activities in an abandoned mansion. When the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, supernatural, supernatural ability, murder, gory, survival, slasher, curses spells and rituals, deadly, youth, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.8
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Trick 'r Treat (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: an everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the one guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a bitter old recluse receives ...
Style: scary, twist ending, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, monster, masked killer, psychopath, werewolf, serial killer, slasher, party, halloween party, double life, suburbs, zombie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, quarry
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Chopper Chicks in Zombietown (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Riding around on their motorbikes, a gang of tough women bikers are the only thing that stands between a crowd of zombies, which have been accidentally let out of their secure cave, and those still alive in the town.
Style: humorous, offbeat, suspenseful, rough, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, small town, mad scientist, chase, gory, apocalypse, supernatural, orphan, survival, vampire, danger, escapades ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Marsupials: The Howling III (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A strange race of human-like marsupials appear suddenly in Australia, and a sociologist who studies these creatures falls in love with a female one. Is this a dangerous combination?
Style: scary, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, cult film ...
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, filmmaking, danger, deadly, stalking, deadly creature, mad scientist, escapades, babies and infants, heroes, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, los angeles, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.2
 57K
Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: cult film, dark humor, humorous, sinister, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, overdose, bodies, obsession, death, hospital, insanity, strangulation, graphic violence, danger, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: austria, europe, massachusetts, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three scouts and lifelong friends join forces with one badass cocktail waitress to become the world’s most unlikely team of heroes. When their peaceful town is ravaged by a zombie invasion, they’ll fight for the badge of a lifetime and put ...
Style: not serious, humorous, bloody, scary, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, survival, friendship, danger, gory, strip club, small town, youth, teenager, camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 105K
Hellraiser (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Larry and his wife, Julia move into an old house and discover a hideous creature - the man's half-brother, who is also the woman's former lover - hiding upstairs. Having lost his earthly body to a trio of S&M demons, the Cenobites, ...
Style: gothic, scary, macabre, suspenseful, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: demons, dark fantasy, gory, demon, murder, violence, supernatural, danger, vengeance, undead, monster, blood ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%