Manic laughter movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant manic laughter movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, cult film, suspenseful, slasher, splatter and psychological films and TV shows about / with manic laughter, danger, murder, chase, blood, violence, escapades, rivalry, brutality and death plots mostly in Horror, Adventure and Drama genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as manic laughter: The Tournament (2009), Ravenous (1999), From Beyond (1986), Joker (2019), Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite (2020), Umineko: When They Cry (2009), The Assassination of Ryoma (1974), Wanted Johnny Texas (1967), The Mad Monk (1984), The Blind Owl (1987).

List of manic laughter movies

The Tournament (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Bahrain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Every ten or seven years in an unsuspecting town, The Tournament takes place. A battle royale between 30 of the world's deadliest assassins. The last man standing receiving the $10,000,000 cash prize and the title of Worlds No 1, which itself ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: survival, chase, martial arts, competition, female fighter, hitman, surveillance, prize, fight, confession, death, fight to the death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, britain, miami, brazil, united kingdom
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Ravenous (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Western
Country: UK, Czech Republic, Mexico, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Upon receiving reports of missing persons at Fort Spencer, a remote Army outpost on the Western frontier, Capt. John Boyd investigates. After arriving at his new post, Boyd and his regiment aid a wounded frontiersman who recounts a horrifying tale ...
Style: disturbing, scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: cannibalism, cannibal, survival, winter, snow, camp, isolation, twists and turns, military, fort, death, homoeroticism ...
Time: 19th century, contemporary, victorian era, 1840s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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From Beyond (1986)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists have developed the Resonator, a machine which allows whoever is within range to see beyond normal perceptible reality. But when the experiment succeeds, they are immediately attacked by terrible life forms.
Style: macabre, scary, suspenseful, sexy, surreal ...
Plot: body horror, supernatural, mad scientist, transformation, zombie, laboratory, monster, mutant, experiment, murder, another dimension, parallel world ...
Time: 80s
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Joker (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Style: thought provoking, suspense, bleak, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, social problems, mental disorder, psychological trauma, character change, psycho, insanity, loneliness, revenge, social decay, villain, bad attitude ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1981, 20th century
Place: new jersey, new york
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Cats & Dogs 3: Paws Unite (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's been ten years since the creation of the Great Truce, an elaborate joint-species surveillance system designed and monitored by cats and dogs to keep the peace when conflicts arise. But when a tech-savvy villain hacks into wireless networks ...
Style: entertaining, feel good, light, humorous
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: pets, talking dog, cat, dog, talking cat, talking animals, secret agents, good versus evil, save the world, heroic mission, rescue, rivalry ...
Place: seattle
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Umineko: When They Cry (2009)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: As customary per year, the entire family is gathering on the island for a conference that discusses the current financial situations of each respective person. Because of the family head's poor health, this year involves the topic of the head ...
Style: dark fantasy
Plot: teenager, love, witch, love interest, abusive mother, beach, redhead, single mother, letter, death, teenage girl, evil ...
Time: 80s
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Dr. Otto and the Riddle of the Gloom Beam (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ernest P. Worrell grows a hand out of the top of his head and tries to destroy the world.
Style: psychotronic, cult film
Plot: mad scientist, mad doctor, insanity, absurdism, robot, financial ruin, financial crisis, aunt, puzzle, breaking the fourth wall, skull, russian roulette ...
Time: 80s
Place: cincinnati ohio, ohio
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The Assassination of Ryoma (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Story of the last three days in the life of Sakamoto Ryoma (1836-1867), imperial loyalist who tried to unite the Choshu and Satsuma clans and prepared the way for the Meiji Restoration (1868).
Style: jidai geki, weird
Plot: samurai, nudity (full frontal - brief), topless woman, cemetery, geisha, sex, female nudity, hara kiri, prostitute, sword fight, rain, conspiracy ...
Time: 1860s
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Wanted Johnny Texas (1967)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Johnny Texas is recruited by the U.S. Army to find a safe passage for a wagon train and impatient settlers to the West. Johnny figures his best bet is to pay off the local band of desperadoes helmed by a psychotic outlaw. When that doesn't ...
Plot: sheriff, brawl, fistfight, bar fight, small western town, desert, street fight, cowboys and outlaws, gunfight, cowboy, violence, gunslinger ...
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The Mad Monk (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: Mexico
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two shot on video short stories of the macabre.
Style: anthology
Plot: mascot, organist, death of son, accidental death, debt, curse, wish fulfillment, organ, ranch, monk, back from the dead, medicine ...
Place: mexico
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The Blind Owl (1987)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: H., 35, an Arabian immigrant, works as projectionist in an old cinema. One day, drawn by the music, he looks through the window of the booth and is fascinated: the dancer he sees on the screen seems to be looking straight into his eyes. He falls in ...
Plot: cinema, projectionist, disposing of a dead body, owl, arab, dream, balaclava, oneiric, movie poster, watching a movie, body part, film projector ...
Place: paris france
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Pledge Night (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In order to become a member of a fraternity, the applicants have to go through initiation rituals to show their loyalty. Way back in the 1960s, someone played a nasty trick on the student Sidney Scheider: He had to take a bath in a tub filled with ...
Style: slasher, splatter, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: fraternity, male objectification, supernatural, winter, prank, acid, snow, college, serial killer, psycho killer, monster, supernatural being ...
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Sass (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: sibling relationship, luxury, stolen money, brother brother relationship, gangsters, robbery, police investigation, gang, true crime, rags to riches, loss of father, interrogation ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: berlin germany, venice, hamburg germany
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Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Follows a group of friends that decide to go snowmobiling during their winter break. They make a "wrong turn", getting lost in a storm.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibal, cannibalism, survival, strong violent content, snow, murder, winter, psychopath, escapades, chase, lost in the woods, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: west virginia, usa
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Steins;Gate (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The self-proclaimed mad scientist Rintarou Okabe rents out a room in a rickety old building in Akihabara, where he indulges himself in his hobby of inventing prospective "future gadgets" with fellow lab members: Mayuri Shiina, his ...
Style: mind bending, touching, exciting, serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time machine, time loop, changing the past or future, experiment, hopes, student, youth, sent to the past, memory loss, father daughter relationship, parallel world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo
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Botched (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, Ireland, UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ritchie Donovan is a professional thief whose luck has just run out. The only survivor from a heist that goes terribly wrong, Ritchie is forced to take the rap and is sent to Russia to steal a priceless antique cross locked in a safe on the ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, heist, psychopath, hostage, gangsters, crimes, rivalry, zombie, brother brother relationship, violence, robbery, russian ...
Time: contemporary
Place: russia, ireland, moscow russia
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Grave Encounters (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A crew from a paranormal reality television show lock themselves in a haunted psychiatric hospital. They search for evidence of paranormal activity as they shoot what ends up becoming their final episode.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: found footage, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, paranormal, claustrophobia, abandoned hospital, paranormal investigation, mental institution, monster, maze, afterlife ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: canada
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Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Leela becomes an outlaw when she and a group of ecologically-minded feminists attempt to save an asteroid of primitive life forms and the Violet Dwarf star from being destroyed, while Fry joins a secret society and attempts to stop a mysterious ...
Style: witty, melancholic, talky, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: save the world, conspiracy, creativity, stupidity, adaptation, space opera, adventure, rescue, good versus evil, space and aliens, disorder, partners ...
Time: future
Place: tokyo, new york
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Gacy (2003)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Based on a true story of serial killer a model citizen, loving father and husband and serial killer John Wayne Gacy, a man with over 30 dead men and boys entombed in the crawl space underneath his house which he shared with his family.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, killer clown, evil clown, mind game, obsession, sexual abuse, police investigation, psychopath, life is a bitch, police detective, double life, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 50s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, wisconsin
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Futurama: Bender's Game (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Leela is insulted by a group of space-rednecks (like regular rednecks, but in space) she enters the Planet Express ship in a demolition derby. She emerges victorious, but when she brings the damaged ship home and the Professor sees the fuel ...
Style: parody, witty, not serious, exciting, adult animation ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: spacecraft, partners, adventure, heroic mission, good versus evil, rescue, escapades, rivalry, future dystopia, parallel world, pretense, cyclops ...
Time: future, middle ages
Place: new york
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The Year My Voice Broke (1987)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Coming-of age feature, set in a New South Wales country town in the 1960s, about a 15 year-old boy. It follows his loves and how he copes with life's problems such as death and departure.
Style: sexy, sad, bleak, talky, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, small town, first love, friendship, love triangle, relationships, childhood, forbidden love, bittersweet, discrimination, teenage life, love ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 20th century, year 1962
Place: australia, new south wales
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The Flight of the Phoenix (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A cargo plane goes down in a sandstorm in the Sahara with less than a dozen men on board. One of the passengers is an airplane designer who comes up with the idea of ripping off the undamaged wing and using it as the basis for an airplane they will ...
Style: harsh, suspense, captivating, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, desert, air disaster, airplane, pilot, adventure, disaster, aviation, thirst, isolation, airplane accident, crew ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: africa, sahara, libya, middle east
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The Elm-Chanted Forest (1986)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A painter falls asleep beneath a magical elm tree and awakens with magical powers that allow him to communicate with the creatures of the forest. In the limited time that he possesses these powers, he must help save the forest from the threat of the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, stylized, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: family, forest, love, animals, friends, adventure, underdog, good versus evil, youth, rivalry, supernatural, heroes ...
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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: By accident, the content of a computer encyclopedia is transferred into the brain of Dexter Riley, a less than average college boy. Because of his newly acquired knowledge he competes in a quiz show between various universities, where he sweeps all ...
Plot: computer, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, jealousy, college, dancing, friendship, genius, rivalry, student, electric shock, greed, teenage love ...
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Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A small West Virginia town is hosting the legendary Mountain Man Festival on Halloween, where throngs of costumed party goers gather for a wild night of music and mischief. But an inbred family of hillbilly cannibals kill the fun when they trick and ...
Style: scary, slasher, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibal, cannibalism, survival, strong violent content, forest, violence spree, halloween, small town, psychopath, characters killed one by one, isolation, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: west virginia, usa
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Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer assembles a band of diverse mercenaries to defend his peaceful planet from an evil tyrant.
Style: humorous, stylized, futuristic, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: space opera, good versus evil, space travel, alien, adventure, vengeance, death, robot, mercenary, spacecraft, space battle, space adventure ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
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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: slasher, psychotronic, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: creature, monster, twins, babies and infants, body horror, violence, creature feature, exploitation, killings, kidnapping, mischievous children, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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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: macabre, disturbing, psychotronic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, mutant, zombie, twins, supernatural, psychopath, good versus evil, journalism, superhuman powers, social misfits, hospital, body horror ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, new york, manhattan new york city, california
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Curse of Chucky (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the passing of her mother, a young woman in a wheelchair since birth, is forced to deal with her sister, brother-in-law, niece and their nanny as they say their goodbyes to mother. When people start turning up dead, Nica discovers the culprit ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: killer doll, serial killer, doll, disability, vengeance, toy comes to life, evil doll, child in peril, murder, family relations, escape, puppet ...
Time: 80s, year 1988, year 2013, 2010s
Place: usa
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Fist of the North Star (1984)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: In the year 199X, human civilization has been all but destroyed by a nuclear holocaust. In an age where the strong rule over the weak, the survivors of the fallout struggle over the remaining supply food and water left. Kenshiro, successor to an ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, exciting, adult animation ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu classic, future dystopia, good versus evil, superhuman powers, nuclear holocaust, chaos, vengeance, adventure, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, tragic hero, kung fu ...
Time: future, near future, 80s
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