Movies like Appointment with Fear

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Appointment with Fear (1985)
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Appointment with Fear (1985)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An Egyptian god figures into a bizarre murder investigation where the suspect uses astral projection to murder at will.
Style: surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: slasher, murder, dream, egyptian mythology, mental institution, investigation, pursuit, evil wins, female protagonist, evil spirit, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ritual, possessed human, murder of a woman, husband murders wife, shotgun, child care, glowing eyes, psychiatric patient, exploding car, impalement, stabbing, possession, splatter, blown to pieces

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and cult film films with plots about slasher, murder, blood, deadly, danger, supernatural and splatter mostly in Horror, Fantasy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Appointment with Fear: Twisted Nightmare (1987), Mimesis (2011), Pumpkinhead (1988), The Loreley's Grasp (1973), Skull (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Twisted Nightmare (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A group of teenagers win a trip to a summer camp they had attended as children. However, soon after they get there they begin to disappear one by one. The survivors suspect that the disappearances may be connected to the death of a handicapped child ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: summer camp, murder, slasher, blood, double impalement, exploitation, splatter, monster, mutilation, gore, supernatural, supernatural horror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with ...
Style: scary, surreal, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: mental institution, disfigurement, serial murder, slasher, serial killer, murder, supernatural, back from the dead, nightmare comes true, ghost, trapped, sleepwalking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice's unborn child. His ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, psycho terror, slasher, serial killer, murder, pregnancy, monster, psychopath, ghost, danger, good versus evil, baby ...
Time: 80s, 1940s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 4.5
 996
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: murder, slasher, crimes, danger, gory, psychopath, deadly, confined, isolation, role playing, farm, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.2
 21K
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, pumpkin, supernatural, demon, slasher, death in the family, supernatural ability, danger, crimes, dealing with death, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town... only to discover that this deceptively quiet place hides a murderous cult of children controlled by evil forces. Yet even as bodies begin cropping ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, tense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, children, escapades, mystery, youth, deadly, slasher, child in peril, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, religions or cults, supernatural ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Loreley's Grasp (1973)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The legendary Loreley has been living for centuries in a grotto beneath the river Rhein in Germany. Every night when the moon is full, she turns into a reptile-like creature craving for human blood. When one girl after another of a nearby boarding ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: nymph, slasher, reptile, monster, murder, creature, violence, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief), transformation, female nudity, heart ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 271
Skull (2020)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an ancient mask that possesses the human form to commit visceral sacrifices of vengeance for the incarnation of its God.
Plot: revenge, possession, slasher, policewoman, masked killer, gore, ritual sacrifice, blood, vengeance, splatter, human sacrifice, guts
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Killjoy 2: Deliverance from Evil (2002)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In this sequel, two juvenile detention officers must escort a group of criminally-inclined urban kids to the country where they are being forced to renovate a shelter for teens as punishment for their crimes. After one of them is shot by a local, ...
Style: scary, semi serious, rough, bleak
Plot: clown, isolation, danger, slasher, curses spells and rituals, graphic violence, gory, wizards and magicians, imaginary, juvenile delinquency, deadly, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.2
 340
555 (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A spate of killings of teenagers by a maniac dressed like a hippie causes a detective to check the records for similar killings. He discovers that every five years, in the fifth month of the year, for five consecutive days, the same type of killings ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: gore, slasher, teenager, murder, killer, maniac, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), blood, decapitation, fake beard, splatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 3.4
 594
Hellborn (2003)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: James Bishop is a young psychology resident, excited about his new job at St. Andrews Mental Hospital and the chance to help severely ill patients. The excitement changes to puzzlement, concern and finally terror as some of those patients ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, contemplative, scary
Plot: mental institution, human experiment, mystery, mentally unstable, supernatural, mental illness, doctors and patients, power relations, psychopath, crimes, investigation, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 23K
Creepshow 2 (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a ...
Style: dark humor, anthology, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gore, murder, hit and run, zombie, hitchhiker, blob, lake, revenge, supernatural, gory, slasher, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, arizona, maine, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Someone's Knocking at the Door (2009)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Returning to the same medical school where they were test subjects years before, two twisted serial killers use brutal sex acts to kill off a group of med students.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, murder, doctors and patients, psychopath, danger, crimes, serial killer, deadly, school, sexual abuse, murder investigation, stutterer ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Just when you thought it was safe to sleep, Freddy Krueger returns in this sixth installment of the Nightmare on Elm Street films, as psychologist Maggie Burroughs, tormented by recurring nightmares, meets a patient with the same horrific dreams. ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: memory loss, slasher, serial killer, supernatural, good versus evil, ghost, rescue, psychopath, burned alive, amnesia, nightmare, dream ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 60s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 2K
Mausoleum (1983)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Traumatized by her mother's death, young Susan is becoming possessed by the same demon that possessed her mother before she died. More and more her husband and psychiatrist are noticing the strange changes
Style: mind bending, scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, gory, battles, ghost, master and servant, danger, mentally unstable, deadly, crimes, slasher, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Stabbed in the Face (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slasher throwback to the grandest clich├ęs and stereotypes, Terror Optics presents Stabbed in the Face. Follow a group of teenagers into the woods for a good time. Undoubtedly, you'll find serial killers, red herrings, boobs and booze all in ...
Plot: slasher, halloween party, nerd, stabbing, murder, blood, stabbed in the face, violence, halloween, party, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Dreamier: An American Nightmare (2016)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A Manny Velazquez Psychological Thriller about a young detective (played by Alen Rios) finds a handcrafted Indian sculpture in an alley, and takes it home with him, but he soon realizes that the sculpture is bringing his worst fears to life.
Style: twists and turns, dark, suspense, scary, bleak ...
Audience: horror for children
Plot: psychopath, paranormal, murder, homicidal maniac, paranormal phenomena, masked killer, darkness, home invasion, nightmare, bad guy, stabbing, serial murder ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The House Where Death Lives (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A nurse goes to a house to care for a crippled old man. Then people in the house start being murdered.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: nurse, old man, mansion, slasher, murder, supernatural, physical disability, knife, killer, death, blood, house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Pet Sematary II (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, family in danger, small town, death in the family, murder, supernatural, burial, gory, slasher, chase, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992, 1990s
Place: maine, usa, new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Leprechaun: Origins (2014)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young couples backpacking through Ireland discover that one of Ireland's most famous legends is a terrifying reality.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, dark humor, reboot ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, monster, gory, vengeance, deadly, danger, death, violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, chase, vacation, slasher ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Midnight Movie (2008)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the 1970's, a slasher flick was released named The Dark Beneath. The director and star of the movie Ted Radford suffers a mental breakdown and is admitted to a psychiatric ward. His doctor attempts to cure him by showing him his movie, ...
Style: scary, rough, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, slasher, chase, foaming at the mouth, supernatural, serial killer, psychopath, gory, danger, deadly, race against time, mind game ...
Time: 70s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.6
 88K
Child's Play (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark humor, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, murder, doll, psychopath, blood, gory, toys, danger, youth, nobody believes ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania, Switzerland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: He threw their loved ones into a swamp. Now they want revenge... But when a demon does their dirty work, it comes at a price.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, weird ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, slasher, crimes, small town, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, supernatural ability, master villain, deadly creature, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Last Slumber Party (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: On their last day of high school, Linda, Tracy and Chris celebrate by having a slumber party at Linda's house. A few boys drop by and the beer flows like wine. Just good, clean, fun-loving kids. But the girls have another visitor, one they ...
Style: suspense, scary, rough, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: slasher, slumber party, maniac, escaped mental patient, doctor, murder, nightmare, teenager, revenge, characters killed one by one, school, scalpel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.3
 20K
Sleepwalkers (1992)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures come to town to seek out a virgin to feed on.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: incest, supernatural, mother son incest, vampire, danger, kidnapping, slasher, morphing, survival, parents and children, monster, chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, indiana, ohio, california, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During a failed art heist, the Djinn is once again liberated. This time, to complete the 1001 wishes that he needs before the final 3, he lets himself go to prison, where he starts his evil reign twisting the hopes of the prisoners. Meanwhile, the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: prison, genie, good versus evil, heist, prophecy, desire, djinn, curses spells and rituals, wish come true, danger, clergy, escapades ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
My Demon Lover (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Denny has yet again been left by her thug boyfriend Chip. It seems as if she is doomed to be stuck with awful guys, this time she has to choose between nerdy Charles and the strange Kaz, who turns into a monster when sexually aroused.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, surprise ending, dark humor ...
Audience: date night
Plot: demon, romance, supernatural, couples, graphic violence, mentally unstable, love and romance, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, animal life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Dorchester's Revenge: The Return of Crinoline Head (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of college students researching Dorchester Stewart, better known as the infamous killer Crinoline Head, return to the scene of the horrific murders that happened in 1996.
Plot: slasher, menstruation, cannibalism, lake, axe, shotgun, pinata, college professor, impalement, homework, doll, camping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Truth or Dare?: A Critical Madness (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mike Strauber catches his wife Sharon in bed with his best friend Jerry. He gets mad and takes off to embark on an adventure of murder and self-mutilation in demented games of truth or dare.
Plot: self mutilation, truth or dare, mask, murder, slasher, adultery, knife, blood, road rage, boy, exploding head, mental institution ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 3K
I, Madman (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Virginia works at a used book store. She's really into horror novels and discovers a really good book. It's called "I, Madman" and it's about an insane doctor who cuts off people's noses, ears, and hair and puts them on ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Plot: obsession, murder, woman in danger, psychopath, slasher, bookstore, deadly, rivalry, crimes, mind game, vengeance, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%