Movies like Brain Damage

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Brain Damage (1988)
 6.6
 9K
Brain Damage (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A normal, average guy who lives in New York City becomes dependent on an evil, disembodied brain.
Style: dark humor, surreal, semi serious, scary, humorous, offbeat, cult film, ambiguous ending, bloody, allegory ...
Plot: addiction, parasite, hallucination, brain, drug abuse, monster, junkyard, murder, surrealism, body horror, love triangle, brother brother relationship, brain damage, bar, metaphor, gory, teenage life, misfit, life is a bitch, experiment gone awry, farce, disorder, deadly, silly humor, sex ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, dark humor, cult film and humorous films with plots about deadly, blood, gory, murder, violence, death and danger mostly in Comedy, Horror and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Brain Damage: Basket Case (1982), Frankenhooker (1990), Basket Case 2 (1990), Society (1989), The Last Horror Film (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: scary, suspenseful, cult film, bloody, absurd ...
Plot: vengeance, murder, gory, danger, monster, siamese twins, slasher, psychopath, freak, brother brother relationship, violence, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Frankenhooker (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A medical school dropout loses his fiancée in a tragic lawnmower incident and decides to bring her back to life. Unfortunately, he was only able to save her head, so he goes to the red light district in the city and lures prostitutes into a hotel ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: prostitute, mad scientist, lightning, reincarnation, zombie, danger, serial killer, deadly, disorder, misfit, experiment gone awry, cons and scams ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, attic, mutant, freak, gory, zombie, slasher, down on your luck, misfit, supernatural, good versus evil, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.5
 13K
Society (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Japan
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, surrealism, cult, transformation, delusion, body horror, psychiatrist, mystery, youth, teenage life, suburbs, social differences ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Last Horror Film (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A New York taxi driver stalks a beautiful actress attending the Cannes Film Festival, which coincides with a series of violent killings of the lady's friends.
Style: disturbing, realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: stalking, serial killer, mentally unstable, investigation, taxi, psychopath, slasher, murder, obsession, stalker, lobbyist, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, usa, europe, new york, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.0
 13K
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, insanity, mental illness, supernatural, imaginary, hallucination, woman in danger, dangerous attraction, losing-it hero, delusion, bite, psychology ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.1
 9K
Street Trash (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of hobos begin melting into multicolored piles of goo after drinking sixty-year-old liquor. At the same time, the psychotic Vietnam War vet who rules the hobo camp snaps and begins killing at random. Two brothers set out to stop the liquor ...
Style: disturbing, scary, rough, humorous, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: body horror, toxic, store, alcohol, supernatural, experiment gone awry, poisoned drink, society, violence spree, deadly, contamination, misfit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that ...
Style: not serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, macabre, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, teen comedy
Plot: parasite, alien, zombie, survival, monster, violence, teenager, undead, police, college, experiment, corpse ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1959 ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Lair of the White Worm (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In a remote corner of England's Peak District, a mysterious skull is unearthed. But even weirder is that Lady Sylvia steals the skull for use in worshiping - very erotically - her pagan god, The White Worm, who hungers for the taste of virginal ...
Style: dark humor, gothic, scary, psychedelic, surreal ...
Plot: vampire, archaeologist, cult, human sacrifice, worm, supernatural, temple, dangerous attraction, deadly creature, surrealism, transformation, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.7
 16K
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: humorous, not serious, absurd, bloody, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, beaver, mutant, gory, deadly creature, danger, lake or river, blood, death, monster, parody, stupidity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, dark humor, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, slaughterhouse, vengeance, gory, mentally challenged, danger, deadly, buddies, murder, rock, pig, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
100 Bloody Acres (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Reg and Lindsay run an organic fertiliser business. They need a fresh supply of their "secret ingredient" to process through the meat grinder. Reg comes across two guys and a girl with a broken-down vehicle on their way to a music festival.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: family business, countryside, murder, brother, partners, murderous pair, danger, brother brother relationship, awkward situation, social outcast, killing spree, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, transformation, supernatural, monster, race against time, beast, friendship, nightmare, danger, nurse, gory, afterlife ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london, yorkshire, scottish highlands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 4K
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, satanic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, high school, misfit, vengeance, social misfits, teenage life, danger, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil, phone sex, telephone number ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.8
 142K
Evil Dead II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
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, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: knight, blood splatter, curses spells and rituals, zombie, violence, slasher, survival, stabbing, axe, meat cleaver, evil dead, necronomicon ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1987, 1990s, 14th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Rock 'n' Roll Frankenstein (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: sexual, offbeat, scary, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, disorder, experiment gone awry, desire for fame, stoners, friends, rising to stardom, drug abuse, deadly creature, deadly, mad scientist, gory ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.0
 9K
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, family in danger, psychopath, woman in danger, criminal heroes, deadly, danger, stalking, crimes, misfit, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Basket Case 3 (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Henelotter up's the ante in the final part of his trilogy by introducing a new member to the family; the potentially monstrous fruit of hideously deformed Belial's loins. With the pair still enjoying relative anonymity and comfort in their ...
Style: offbeat, serious, rough, saga, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, vengeance, mischievous children, deadly creature, deadly, escapades, babies and infants, crimes, anti heroes, supernatural, psychopath, plague ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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 5.6
 7K
Bad Milo (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A horror comedy centered on a guy who learns that his unusual stomach problems are being caused by a demon living in his intestines.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, not serious, dark humor, toilet humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: life turned upside down, deadly, losing-it hero, deadly creature, danger, breaking point, disorder, revenge, split personality, creature, secret, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.2
 890
Zombie High (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A woman goes to previously all-male boarding school on a scholarship. She begins to separate herself from her boyfriend in order to devote more time to her new environment...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, cult film
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: boarding school, high school, school, school dance, zombie, conspiracy, student, couple relations, power relations, teenage life, deadly, high school life ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
 22K
House (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Roger Cobb is a author who has just separated from his wife. He moves into a new house and tries to work on a novel based on his experiences in the Vietnam War. Strange things start happening around him; little things at first, but as they become ...
Style: scary, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, vietnam war, ghost, supernatural, zombie, missing person, gory, solitude, danger, mental illness, supernatural ability, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: vietnam, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Head of the Family (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The "head" of the family is literally that--a giant head on a tiny body, who psychically controls the rest of his even weirder family.
Style: dark humor, humorous, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mutant, infidelity, eccentric family, love affair, disorder, femme fatale, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, disability, misfit, mentally challenged, strong sexual content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.5
 89K
Braindead (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
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: humorous, dark humor, surreal, cult film, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: zombie, back from the dead, cannibalism, reanimation, gory, monster, deadly creature, deadly, danger, supernatural, mad, brutality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 1990s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Life After Beth (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Zach is devastated by the unexpected death of his girlfriend, Beth. When she mysteriously returns, he gets a second chance at love. Soon his whole world turns upside down...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, humorous, not serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural romance, zombie, danger, life turned upside down, couple relations, deadly, disorder, youth, young lovers, supernatural, drugs/alcohol, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, cult film, fairy tale, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: witch, supernatural, danger, deadly, serial killer, werewolf, monster, telekinesis, resurrection, cult, magic, loss of virginity ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Class Reunion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lizzie Borden High's class of '72 are going through the motions at their tenth-year reunion, until deranged alum Walter Baylor, driven insane by a sadistic senior-year prank, escapes from the mental institution and crashes the party. When ...
Style: scary, humorous, dark humor, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, high school, slasher, reunion, prank, social misfits, deadly, misfit, youth, danger, teenage life, disorder ...
Time: 80s, year 1972, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 12K
2001 Maniacs (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On their way to Spring Break, college kids take a detour through an old Southern town. The people of Pleasant Valley insist the kids stay for their annual barbecue celebration... but instead of getting a taste of the old South, the old South gets a ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, scary, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, racism, serial killer, gory, violence spree, slasher, violence, gays and lesbians, animal cruelty, american civil war, psychopath, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, southern usa, florida, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 40K
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, torture, back from the dead, multiple storylines, transformation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 19th century, future, 1830s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 2K
Blood Car (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the near future, gas prices are at an astronomical high. One man is determined to find an alternate fuel source. That alternate fuel source turns out to be blood...HUMAN BLOOD.
Style: biting, dark humor, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Plot: satire, blood, addiction, zombie, sex addict, apocalypse, future dystopia, experimenting, chaos and mayhem, violence spree, life is a bitch, deadly ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.8
 22K
Leprechaun (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horrific Leprechaun goes on a rampage after his precious bag of gold coins is stolen. He uses all of his magical destructive powers to trick, terrorize and kill anyone who is unlucky enough to hinder his relentless search. In a frantic attempt to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark humor, suspense, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, monster, deadly creature, supernatural, murder, vengeance, family in danger, slasher, violence, curses spells and rituals, chase, greed ...
Time: 80s
Place: north dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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