Movies like Strangeland 1998

A pierced and tattooed sadist, Captain Howdy, trolls the Internet for naive teens, luring them to his home to torture and defile them. When Howdy kidnaps and tortures the daughter of police Detective Mike Gage, he is caught. Deemed insane, he is sent to an asylum but is released soon after, seemingly better. However, Gage knows it is only a matter of time before Howdy strikes again, and he's ready to unleash his own form of retribution when the time comes.

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1 The Crow 1994

Exactly one year after young rock guitarist Eric Draven and his fiancée are brutally killed by a ruthless gang of criminals, Draven -- watched over by a hypnotic crow -- returns from the grave to exact revenge.

Genres:

Fantasy, Action, Thriller

Director:

Alex Proyas

Writers:

James O'Barr (comic book series and comic strip), David J. Schow (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.6

2 House Of 1000 Corpses 2003

Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Rob Zombie

Writer:

Rob Zombie

Country:

United States of America
6.1

3 Cujo 1983

A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Lewis Teague

Country:

United States of America
6.1

4 The People Under The Stairs 1991

When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Wes Craven

Writer:

Wes Craven

Country:

United States of America
6.4

5 Leprechaun 1993

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 survive the wrath of the Leprechaun, Tori and her friends scramble to find the only weapon known to kill this Irish monster...a four-leaf clover.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Mark Jones

Writer:

Mark Jones

Country:

United States of America
4.8

6 Wishmaster 1997

The Djinn having been released from his ancient prison seeks to capture the soul of the woman who discovered him, thereby opening a portal and freeing his fellow Djinn to take over the earth.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Robert Kurtzman

Writer:

Peter Atkins

Country:

United States of America
5.8

7 Creepshow 1982

Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.

Genres:

Horror, Comedy

Director:

George A. Romero

Writer:

Stephen King (original screenplay by)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

8 Cool World 1992

Jack Deebs is a cartoonist who is due to be released from jail. His comic book "Cool World" describes a zany world populated by "doodles" (cartoon characters) and "noids" (humanoids). What Jack didn't realize is that Cool World really does exist, and a "doodle" scientist has just perfected a machine which links Cool World with our world. Intrigued at seeing his creating come to life, Jack is nonetheless wary as he knows that not everything in Cool World is exactly friendly.

Genres:

Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

Director:

Ralph Bakshi

Country:

United States of America
4.9

9 Pumpkinhead 1988

A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.

Genres:

Fantasy, Horror

Director:

Stan Winston

Writers:

Ed Justin (poem), Mark Patrick Carducci (story) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

10 Nightbreed 1990

A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.

Genres:

Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Director:

Clive Barker

Writers:

Clive Barker (novel), Clive Barker (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.6

11 Killer Klowns From Outer Space 1988

Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Stephen Chiodo

Country:

United States of America
6.2

12 The Lost Boys 1987

A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires that they suspect of a few mysterious murders and restore peace and calm to their town.

Genres:

Horror, Comedy

Director:

Joel Schumacher

Writers:

Jan Fischer (story) (as Janice Fischer), James Jeremias (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

13 Critters 1986

A massive ball of furry creatures from another world eat their way through a small mid-western town followed by intergalactic bounty hunters opposed only by militant townspeople.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Stephen Herek

Writers:

Domonic Muir (story), Domonic Muir (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

14 Coneheads 1993

With enormous cone-shaped heads, robotlike walks and an appetite for toilet paper, aliens Beldar and Prymatt don't exactly blend in with the population of Paramus, N.J. But for some reason, everyone believes them when they say they're from France.

Genres:

Comedy, Science Fiction, Family

Director:

Steve Barron

Country:

United States of America
5.3

15 Encino Man 1992

High school misfits Stoney and Dave discover a long-frozen primeval man buried in their back yard. But the thawed-out Link—as the boys have named him—quickly becomes a wild card in the teens' already zany southern California lives. After a shave and some new clothes, Link's presence at school makes the daily drudgery a lot more interesting.

Genres:

Comedy, Family

Director:

Les Mayfield

Writers:

George Zaloom (story), Shawn Schepps (story) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.8

16 Heavy Metal 1981

A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.

Genres:

Animation, Science Fiction, Adventure, Fantasy, Music

Writers:

Daniel Goldberg (screenplay) (as Dan Goldberg), Len Blum (screenplay) | 9 more credits »

Country:

Canada
6.7

17 Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning 2004

Set in 19th Century Canada, Brigette and her sister Ginger take refuge in a Traders' Fort which later becomes under siege by some savage werewolves. And an enigmatic Indian hunter decides to help the girls, but one of the girls has been bitten by a werewolf. Brigitte and Ginger may have no one to turn to but themselves.

Genres:

Drama, Horror

Director:

Grant Harvey

Country:

Canada
5.9

18 Airheads 1994

The Lone Rangers have heavy-metal dreams and a single demo tape they can't get anyone to play. The solution: Hijack an AM rock station and hold the deejays hostage until they agree to broadcast the band's tape.

Genres:

Comedy, Crime, Music

Director:

Michael Lehmann

Writer:

Rich Wilkes

Country:

United States of America
6.1

19 Bio-Dome 1996

Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists begin a mission to live inside a "Bio-Dome" for a year without outside contact, Bud and Doyle mistakenly become part of the project themselves.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Jason Bloom

Writers:

Adam Leff (story), Mitchell Peck (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
4.5

20 Idle Hands 1999

Anton is a cheerful but exceedingly non-ambitious 17-year-old stoner who lives to stay buzzed, watch TV, and moon over Molly, the beautiful girl who lives next door. However, it turns out that the old cliché about idle hands being the devil's playground has a kernel of truth after all.

Genres:

Thriller, Comedy, Horror

Director:

Rodman Flender

Writers:

Terri Hughes Burton (as Terri Hughes), Ron Milbauer

Country:

United States of America
6.2

21 Brainscan 1994

A lonely teenage horror-movie fan discovers a mysterious computer game that uses hypnosis to custom-tailor the game into the most terrifying experience imaginable. When he emerges from the hypnotic trance he is horrified to find evidence that the brutal murder depicted in the game actually happened -- and he's the killer.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

John Flynn

Writers:

Brian Owens (story), Andrew Kevin Walker (screenplay)

Countries:

Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.1

22 Disturbing Behavior 1998

Steve Clark is a newcomer in the town of Cradle Bay, and he quickly realizes that there's something odd about his high school classmates. The clique known as the "Blue Ribbons" are the eerie embodiment of academic excellence and clean living. But, like the rest of the town, they're a little too perfect. When Steve's rebellious friend Gavin mysteriously joins their ranks, Steve searches for the truth with fellow misfit Rachel.

Genres:

Mystery, Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

David Nutter

Writer:

Scott Rosenberg

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
5.7

23 Once Bitten 1985

Mark wants to lose his virginity, but his girlfriend wants to wait. Unfortunately for both of them, a 400-year-old vampire Countess needs to turn a virgin into a vampire before Halloween in order to preserve her own youthful appearance, and when she finds Mark, she turns his life upside-down.

Genres:

Horror, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Howard Storm

Writers:

Dimitri Villard (story), David Hines | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.5

24 Elvira: Mistress Of The Dark 1988

When her great aunt dies, famed horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight new England town of Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house, a witch's cookbook and a punk rock poodle. But once the stuffy locals get an eyeful of the scream queen's ample assets, all hell busts out & breaks loose.

Genres:

Fantasy, Horror, Comedy

Director:

James Signorelli

Country:

United States of America
6.6