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Dead of Night (1988)
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Dead of Night (1988)
Original name: Mirror of Death
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An abused woman conjures up a spirit to take revenge on the men who have misused her.
Style: scary, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: supernatural, domestic violence, voodoo, wizards and magicians, empress, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, couples, vengeance, rivalry, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, split personality, witchcraft, gory, danger, deadly, female director
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about gory, deadly, supernatural, danger, rivalry, curses spells and rituals and zombie mostly in Horror, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like Dead of Night: The Slaughter (2006), Zombie Nation (2004), Curse of the Wolf (2006), Werewolf: The Devil's Hound (2007), Shadow: Dead Riot (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Slaughter (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A turn of the century ritual to raise the feminine evil goes horribly awry and leaves a she demon dormant on the ceremonial grounds. Sixty years later a young couple moves into a house built on the ancient grounds and their daughter's murder ...
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: haunted house, friendship, ghost, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, mentally unstable, machete, human sacrifice, zombie, silly humor, axe murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Zombie Nation (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A psycho cop with a weakness for killing his female arrests gets what's coming to him when a pack of zombie women rise from their graves in order to get proper revenge.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, zombie, life is a bitch, vengeance, deadly creature, supernatural ability, rivalry, supernatural, law enforcement, psychopath, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Curse of the Wolf (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dakota, a young werewolf, has finally learned to control her nighttime transformations. She desperately wants to live a normal life, and to break free from her curse, she flees to hide in the city. When the pack aggressively hunts her down, the ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, splatter
Plot: werewolf, martial arts, supernatural, deadly creature, on the run, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, battles, crimes, dangerous animal, lovers on the run, exploitation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Werewolf: The Devil's Hound (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An escaped werewolf - who’s determined to start a family of her own - sinks her claws into Kevin, leaving him with an uncontrollable desire to kill. Can his family save him before his lycan nature takes over for good?
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspense, parody
Plot: female werewolf, survival, dangerous animal, supernatural, stalking, betrayal, family life, vengeance, werewolf, transformation, rivalry, deadly creature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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Shadow: Dead Riot (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Evil voodoo-practicing serial killer Shadow gets executed for murdering pregnant women. Twenty years later the prison Shadow was put to death at has been turned into an experimental women's penitentiary. Tough and fiercely autonomous new inmate ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, prison, zombie, supernatural, violence spree, prison life, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger, confined, supernatural ability, violence, murder of a nude woman ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Night of the Living Dead 3D: Re-Animation (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After inheriting the family mortuary, a pyrophobic mortician accidentally exposes hundreds of un-cremated bodies to toxic medical waste. As the corpses re-animate, the mortician's inheritance-seeking younger brother unexpectantly shows up, ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, grave, chaos, supernatural, death, mortician, plague, strong violent content, zombie apocalypse, weapons, woman, cemetery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 3.4
 208
Cadaverella (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Cinder knew her life was over when her father came home from a business trip with a new wife and her 2 daughters when she was only 6. When her father dies soon afterwards, she pretty much has to care for herself, as her stepmother whittles away her ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: good versus evil, rivalry, race against time, escapades, crimes, psychopath, reincarnation, afterlife, parents and children, vengeance, vigilantism, tragic hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.4
 2K
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, psychopath, crimes, experiment gone awry, vengeance, disorder, right hand man, music band ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 3.5
 409
Ragdoll (1999)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teenaged rapper uses his Gran's magic powders to help him in his revenge against those who put her in the hospital.
Style: bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: evil doll, vengeance, puppet, supernatural ability, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, hip hop, hospital, grandmother grandson relationship, black magic, save the day, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.2
 653
Wendigo (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A duo of gun happy redneck hunters stupidly break a sacred circle in a hunting spree, which releases the deadly wendigo. The wendigo kills many of the hunters gruesomely, leaving the chosen woman and a gun toting idiot to destroy the deadly beast.
Style: serious, scary, humorous, offbeat
Plot: zombie, deadly creature, escapades, dangerous animal, supernatural, supernatural ability, on the run, rivalry, custody, curses spells and rituals, cons and scams, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Lockjaw: Rise of the Kulev Serpent (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In the countryside, the boy Alan and his friend Becky steal a creepy wooden box with a powerful voodoo stick inside from his voodooistic neighbor. When the boy draws with the stick, his drunken father is attacked by a snake and vanishes. Years ...
Style: scary, rough, macabre, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voodoo, snake, giant snake, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, vengeance, eaten alive, giant animal, group of friends, characters killed one by one, hit and run, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Puppet Master X: Axis Rising (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, War
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Puppet Master X follows the characters of Danny as he attempts to rescue his girlfriend Beth with the help of Toulon's puppets. However their help is short lived as they end up getting stolen by Ozu (Terumi Shimazu). Danny and Beth must try to ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, captivating ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, puppet, supernatural, good versus evil, mad scientist, military, rescue, escapades, rivalry, nazi, conspiracy, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.0
 869
Doll Graveyard (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: It's 1905 when 12 year old Sophia plays all by herself in her big, creepy house with only four handmade dolls as friends. When her abusive father has finally had enough, he forces her to bury them in the backyard. But, after she ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, offbeat
Plot: afterlife, bully, vengeance, family in danger, ghost, teenage life, supernatural, supernatural ability, youth, murder, curses spells and rituals, killer doll ...
Time: 20th century, contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Swamp Zombies!!! (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A chief physician at a large metropolitan hospital is formulating a serum to resurrect recently deceased "patients".When his facility comes under inspection from the federal government, the doctor is forced to dispose of the ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspense, neo noir
Plot: zombie, martial arts, experiment gone awry, survival, escapades, supernatural, deadly creature, rivalry, mad scientist, chaos, disorder, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 3.5
 575
Deathbed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When Karen and her significant other move to a new apartment, they discover an old antique bed. Karen absolutely loves it and she soon allows it to inspire her artwork. However, a series of disturbing dreams begin to haunt Karen. Eventually she ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, sexy ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, couple relations, woman in danger, technology gone awry, curses spells and rituals, showbiz, mentally unstable, changing the past or future, couples, chaos, psychiatrist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.0
 698
The Granny (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Granny's family wants her dead so they can collect her insurance. While she is on her death bed, she drinks an eternal life potion and returns to the land of the living. She is on a mission to wreak havoc over her greedy relatives.
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, rough ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.2
 920
The 8th Plague (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The 8th Plague is the story of a woman named Launa who is investigating the disappearance of her sister, Nikki. Nikki had gone camping in the mountain town of Halcyon Springs and never came back. Becoming more and more frustrated, Launa realizes ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: missing person, ghost, obsessive quest, mentally unstable, supernatural, zombie, curses spells and rituals, prison, siblings relations, investigation, escapades, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.5
 1K
Scarecrow (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school outcast who lives in a trailer with his mother finally meets a friend. He wants to ask her if they can go the next step, but then sees her kissing another boy at a party. He runs home only to find his mother having sex with a drunk. He ...
Style: slasher, rough, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: scarecrow, supernatural, crimes, vengeance, martial arts, murder, zombie, ghost, revenge, death, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 2.1
 995
Mr. Jingles (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An innocent man is imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit. He suffered for years in prison and finally escaped to take his revenge on the guilty, and their families. That terrifying night four families had fallen victim to this new embodiment ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, slasher, rough ...
Plot: killer clown, serial killer, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, rivalry, vengeance, supernatural, mentally challenged, crimes, mental institution, murder of family, injustice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
River of Darkness (2011)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When brutal murdering starts in a small riverside town, the sheriff must investigate and face the horrific past.
Style: rough, bleak, scary, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, crimes, social misfits, rivalry, small town, chaos and mayhem, sheriff, river, murder investigation, city, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 2K
Sugar Hill (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When her boyfriend is brutally murdered, after refusing to be shaken down by the local gangsters running their protection racket, Sugar Hill, decides not to get mad, but BAD! Calling upon the help of aged voodoo queen Mama Maitresse, Sugar entreats ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 11K
The Human Race (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: One moment some 80 people are walking on a big city street. Suddenly a blinding light appears that transports them to a very peculiar racing course. A voice sounds in everybody’s head : “The school, the house and the prison are safe. Follow the ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elimination, survival, contests and competitions, rivalry, confined, game of death, escapades, life is a bitch, manhunt, purgatory, alien, deaf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.6
 452
Savage Harvest (1994)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: The agony and death of the Trail of Tears. A Cherokee elder, desperate to aid his people. Demons bursting into our world to destroy the entire tribe. And a great flood that washes the evil up into our modern world. The demons await the smell of the ...
Style: serious, slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, forces of nature, small town life, vengeance, wilderness, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, buddies, mentally unstable, ghost, rivalry, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Corpses (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, humorous
Plot: zombie, mortician, chaos, supernatural, mad scientist, experiment gone awry, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, chaos and mayhem, small town, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.7
 442
Retardead (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mad scientist Dr. Stern is turning students into super-smart cannibalistic zombies, and the local cops are too busy chasing a sex fiend to stop the flesh-eating ghouls. Fortunately, Stern's nemesis, FBI agent Susan Hannigan, is on the case. As ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Blood Feast 2: All U Can Eat (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Fuad Ramses III (J.P. Delahoussaye) returns to Miami to reopen his grandfather's defunct catering company. This arouses the interest of the local sheriff (Mark McLachlan), who holds Fuad's family reputation in ill favor. Fuad is soon, ...
Style: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, humorous ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, ancient mystery, obsession, wizards and magicians, sadism, violence, lesbian, female nudity, exploitation, decapitation, torture, possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Era of Vampires (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 17th century China, zombies and vampires roamed the lands, feeding on the unsuspecting. A group of martial artists / vampire hunters find themselves employed by a very rich - and very insane - old man who has kept everyone of his relatives ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, martial arts, vengeance, clergy, rivalry, escapades, zombie, wedding, hidden treasure, treasure hunt, master and servant ...
Time: 19th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Sodom the Killer (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bad things happen when innocent blood is shed. In the early 1700s, Lord Sodom Ichibei is happily celebrating his wedding day when his wife-to-be suddenly dies. In his search for an explanation, he kills any and every suspect he comes across. When ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: murder, burned alive, vengeance, supernatural, rivalry, afterlife, crimes, life is a bitch, curses spells and rituals, husband wife relationship, vengeful ghost, deception ...
Time: 18th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 397
Night Feeders (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Four deer hunters encounter a horde of carnivorous aliens in a remote countryside and fight to survive the night.
Style: scary, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: evil alien, survival, supernatural, escapades, animal life, alien encounter, violence, rivalry, countryside, heroes, space and aliens, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.4
 438
Crazy Lips (2000)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After her brother is accused of murdering four people, his sister, desperate to prove his innocence, goes to a psychic for help. The price they ask, however, is far more than she expected, and the answers they give her are nothing she could ever ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, ghost, riddles and clues, false accusation, mystery, life is a bitch, who done it, murder, crime gone awry, rivalry, supernatural ability, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%