Movies like Dead of Night 1988

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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, offbeat, bleak, serious, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, domestic violence, voodoo, vengeance, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, empress, mentally unstable, danger, couples, curses spells and rituals, gory, deadly, rivalry, female director, split personality, witchcraft
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, rough, serious and suspenseful films with plots about supernatural, deadly, gory, 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), Werewolf: The Devil's Hound (2007), Curse of the Wolf (2006), 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: humorous, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: gory, haunted house, danger, supernatural ability, ghost, friendship, supernatural, mentally unstable, curses spells and rituals, machete, human sacrifice, silly humor ...
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: rough, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, zombie, life is a bitch, vengeance, afterlife, deadly creature, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, supernatural, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: rough, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: survival, danger, dangerous animal, supernatural, family life, betrayal, stalking, female werewolf, vengeance, werewolf, transformation, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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
Plot: martial arts, werewolf, supernatural, gory, deadly, on the run, danger, deadly creature, rivalry, curses spells and rituals, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: serious, scary, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, martial arts, supernatural, zombie, slasher, danger, violence spree, prison life, supernatural ability, deadly, confined, gory ...
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, scary, serious, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: zombie, chaos, danger, supernatural, deadly, gory, death, grave, mortician, strong violent content, plague, zombie apocalypse ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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: serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, crimes, danger, rivalry, race against time, escapades, good versus evil, deadly, afterlife, parents and children, vengeance, reincarnation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, suspense, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, crimes, social misfits, danger, gory, chaos and mayhem, small town, sheriff, river ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: puppet, vengeance, puppets, curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, hip hop, hospital, evil doll, grandmother grandson relationship, black magic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, slasher, betrayal, supernatural, serial killer, rivalry, psychopath, experiment gone awry, crimes, danger, vengeance, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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: offbeat, humorous, serious, scary
Plot: chases and races, zombie, dangerous animal, in the woods, gory, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, custody, cons and scams, strong violent content, danger, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat
Plot: family in danger, afterlife, vengeance, ghost, supernatural ability, youth, supernatural, gory, teenage life, murder, curses spells and rituals, killer doll ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Necromancer (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A schoolgirl is raped by three low-lifes, and is then blackmailed by her attackers to keep her quiet. Desperate for revenge, she makes contact with a necromancer, who promptly "takes care" of the boys using her magic powers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: rivalry, love affair, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, infidelity, crimes, switching roles, danger, supernatural, deadly, dangerous attraction, gender bending ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, captivating ...
Plot: puppet, supernatural, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, rescue, mad scientist, danger, military, deadly, rivalry, escapades, nazi ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: rough, scary, macabre, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voodoo, snake, giant snake, curses spells and rituals, danger, deadly creature, giant animal, vengeance, eaten alive, group of friends, characters killed one by one, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, sexy ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak, cult film
Plot: scarecrow, supernatural, slasher, gory, martial arts, vengeance, crimes, deadly, murder, zombie, death, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Swamp Zombies!!! (2005)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 114 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: rough, scary, serious, suspense
Plot: zombie, martial arts, survival, experiment gone awry, mad scientist, rivalry, escapades, danger, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Witchcraft VI (1994)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A serial killer targets young women wearing gold crosses; Detectives Lutz and Garner enlist Will Spanner to help with the occult angles of the case.
Style: sexual, rough, erotic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: witchcraft, law enforcement, serial killer, supernatural, private detective, rivalry, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, gays and lesbians, crimes, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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: suspenseful, exciting, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: missing person, danger, ghost, obsessive quest, mentally unstable, gory, prison, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals, deadly, supernatural, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: semi serious, scary, dark humor, suspenseful, humorous ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, zombie, black american, murder, gory, wizards and magicians, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, crimes, frame up, swamp ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.1
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Mr. Jingles (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 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, rough, psychotronic
Plot: killer clown, serial killer, life is a bitch, chaos and mayhem, gory, deadly, rivalry, vengeance, supernatural, crimes, mentally challenged, mental institution ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Ritual (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Dr. Alice Dodgson gets her medical license revoked after the death of one patient. She's facing the possibility of not get any job when she accepts to be the nurse for one young man who suffers of cephallitis called Wesley Claybourne. Aside ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary
Plot: voodoo, zombie, supernatural, danger, deadly, curses spells and rituals, murder, doctors and patients, gory, belief, revenge, female bonding ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: jamaica
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: forces of nature, legends and myths, small town, ghost, escapades, vampire, good versus evil, vengeance, small town life, curses spells and rituals, wilderness, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: zombie, mutant, experiment gone awry, supernatural, deadly, chaos, disorder, danger, special agents, gory, school, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Era of Vampires (2003)
Genre: Horror, Action
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands
Duration: 85 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: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: supernatural, martial arts, vampire, gory, deadly, danger, vengeance, clergy, escapades, rivalry, zombie, wedding ...
Time: 19th century, 17th century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.5
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Corpses (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, rough, semi serious, scary, humorous
Plot: zombie, mortician, chaos, deadly, mad scientist, supernatural, vengeance, experiment gone awry, gory, rivalry, crimes, profanity ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.1
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Dead & Rotting (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three prankster buddies release the wrath of an aged witch, Abigail, when they unwittingly become accomplices to the murder of her son. Scheming in anger, the witch seduces the three friends and then uses the men's own ill-born spawn to destroy ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mystery, supernatural, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, danger, prank, buddies, youth, deadly, evil witch, witchcraft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: offbeat, suspenseful, rough, humorous, scary ...
Plot: curses spells and rituals, gory, ancient mystery, danger, deadly, obsession, wizards and magicians, satire, gore, torture, decapitation, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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