Movies like 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.

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1 The Fly II 1989

Martin Brundle, born of the human/fly, is adopted by his father's place of employment (Bartok Inc.) while the employees simply wait for his mutant chromosomes to come out of their dormant state.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller

Director:

Chris Walas

Writers:

Mick Garris (screenplay), Jim Wheat (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5

2 Jeepers Creepers 2001

A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad move! Opening a Pandora's Box of unspeakable evil, the pair must flee for their lives -- with a monstrous "shape" in hot pursuit.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Victor Salva

Writer:

Victor Salva

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.2

3 Shrooms 2007

A group of American teens comes Ireland to visit an Irish school friend who takes them on a camping trip in search of the local, fabled magic mushrooms. When the hallucinations start taking hold, the panicked friends are attacked by ghostly creatures; never able to determine if they are experiencing gruesome reality or startling delirium.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Paddy Breathnach

Writer:

Pearse Elliott

Countries:

Ireland, United Kingdom, Denmark
4.7

4 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

5 Candyman 1992

The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.

Genres:

Drama, Horror, Thriller

Director:

Bernard Rose

Writers:

Clive Barker (based on "The Forbidden" by), Bernard Rose

Country:

United States of America
6.6

6 Hellraiser 1987

An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover while the demonic cenobites are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Clive Barker

Writer:

Clive Barker

Country:

United Kingdom
7

7 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

8 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

9 Christine 1983

Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind the wheel of his exotic beauty. Arnie's girlfriend Leigh and best friend Dennis reach out to him, only to be met by a Fury like no other.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

John Carpenter

Writers:

Stephen King (based upon the novel by), Bill Phillips (screenplay by)

Country:

United States of America
6.7

10 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

11 Creepshow 2 1987

EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a blob that is hungry. And in the third, a hit and run woman is terrorized by the hitchhiker she accidentally killed...or did she really kill him?

Genres:

Horror, Comedy

Director:

Michael Gornick

Writers:

Stephen King (stories), George A. Romero (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.1

12 House On Haunted Hill 1999

A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

William Malone

Writers:

Robb White (story), Dick Beebe (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.6

13 Hatchet 2006

When a group of tourists on a New Orleans haunted swamp tour find themselves stranded in the wilderness, their evening of fun and spooks turns into a horrific nightmare.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror

Director:

Adam Green

Writer:

Adam Green

Country:

United States of America
5.7

14 High Tension 2003

Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls' idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Alexandre Aja

Country:

France
6.8

15 Stir Of Echoes 1999

After being hypnotized by his sister in law, Tom Witzky begins seeing haunting visions of a girl's ghost and a mystery begins to unfold around her.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

David Koepp

Writers:

Richard Matheson (novel), David Koepp (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7

16 The Blob 1988

Remake of the 1958 horror sci-fi about a deadly blob which is the spawn of a secret government germ warfare project which consumes everyone in its path. Teenagers try in vain to warn the townsfolk, who refuse to take them seriously, while government agents try to cover up the evidence and confine the creature.

Genres:

Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Chuck Russell

Writers:

Theodore Simonson (earlier screenplay), Kay Linaker (earlier screenplay) (as Kate Phillips) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

17 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

18 The Howling 1981

After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Joe Dante

Writers:

Gary Brandner (novel), John Sayles (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

19 Motel Hell 1980

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 Farmer Vincents fritters. The movie is gory, but is also a parody of slasher movies like Last House on the Left.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror

Director:

Kevin Connor

Country:

United States of America
6

20 Willard 2003

Desperate for companionship, the repressed Willard befriends a group of rats that inhabit his late father's deteriorating mansion. In these furry creatures, Willard finds temporary refuge from daily abuse at the hands of his bedridden mother and his father's old partner, Frank. Soon it becomes clear that the brood of rodents is ready and willing to exact a vicious, deadly revenge on anyone who dares to bully their sensitive new master.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Glen Morgan

Writers:

Glen Morgan (screenplay), Gilbert Ralston | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

21 Lord Of Illusions 1995

During a routine case in L.A., NY private investigator Harry D'Amour stumbles over members of a fanatic cult who are preparing for the resurrection of their leader Nix, a powerful magician who was killed 13 years earlier.

Genres:

Horror, Fantasy

Director:

Clive Barker

Writers:

Clive Barker (story "The Last Illusion"), Clive Barker (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.1

22 Angel Heart 1987

Down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered by the mysterious Louis Cyphre to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself, as he goes on a supernatural journey into his own soul.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery

Director:

Alan Parker

Writers:

William Hjortsberg (novel), Alan Parker (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.3

23 Frailty 2001

A man confesses to an FBI agent his family's story of how his religious fanatic father's visions lead to a series of murders to destroy supposed 'demons'.

Genres:

Drama, Thriller, Crime

Director:

Bill Paxton

Writer:

Brent Hanley

Countries:

Germany, United States of America, Italy
7.2

24 Demon Knight 1995

A man on the run is hunted by a demon known as the Collector.

Genres:

Horror, Comedy, Thriller

Director:

Ernest R. Dickerson (as Ernest Dickerson)

Country:

United States of America
6.7