29 Best Movies Like The Frighteners ...

29 Best Movies Like The Frighteners ...

If you liked this movie , you will probably love these too! In this collection we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar mood to '', and are worth checking out.

1. Beetlejuice (1988)

1h 32m Fantasy Comedy

Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the undead newlyweds turn to an expert frightmeister, but he's got a diabolical agenda of his own.

2. Ghostbusters (1984)

1h 47m Comedy Fantasy

After losing their academic posts at a prestigious university, a team of parapsychologists goes into business as proton-pack-toting "ghostbusters" who exterminate ghouls, hobgoblins and supernatural pests of all stripes. An ad campaign pays off when a knockout cellist hires the squad to purge her swanky digs of demons that appear to be living in her refrigerator.

3. House (1985)

4. The Witches of Eastwick (1987)

1h 58m Comedy Fantasy Horror

Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.

5. Sleepy Hollow (1999)

1h 45m Drama Fantasy Thriller Mystery Horror

New York detective Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate a series of mysterious deaths in which the victims are found beheaded. Locals believe the culprit to be none other than the legendary Headless Horseman.

6. House II: The Second Story (1987)

1h 28m Fantasy Horror Comedy

Jesse has returned to this old family mansion after his parents were murdered when he was a baby. While going through old things in the basement, Jesse finds a picture of his great-great grandfather in front of a Mayan temple holding a crystal skull with jewels in the eyes. In the background is a man Jesse learns is Slim Razor, a former partner of his great-great grandfather turned bitter enemy after a disagreement over who would get to keep the skull.

7. Gremlins (1984)

1h 46m Fantasy Horror Comedy

When Billy Peltzer is given a strange but adorable pet named Gizmo for Christmas, he inadvertently breaks the three important rules of caring for a Mogwai, and unleashes a horde of mischievous gremlins on a small town.

8. Odd Thomas (2013)

1h 40m Mystery Thriller

In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.

9. Seed of Chucky (2004)

1h 27m Horror Comedy

Chucky and Tiffany are resurrected by their innocent son, Glen, and hit Hollywood, where a movie depicting the killer dolls' murder spree is underway.

10. Thir13en Ghosts (2001)

1h 31m Horror Thriller

Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped inside an evil machine "designed by the devil and powered by the dead" to open the Eye of Hell. Aided by Dennis, a ghost hunter, and his rival Kalina, a ghost rights activist out to set the ghosts free, the group must do what they can to get out of the house alive.

11. Santa's Slay (2005)

28m

Mai, a Santa in training, appears in front of an unlucky boy named Santa on Christmas Eve, promising him that she will make him happy for one night.

12. Vamp (1986)

1h 33m Comedy Horror

Two fraternity pledges go to a sleazy bar looking for strippers to entertain their college friends.

13. The Convent (2000)

1h 19m Horror Thriller Comedy

A group of college students break into an abandoned convent and become possessed by demonic spirits.

14. Ghoulies (1984)

1h 21m Comedy Horror Fantasy

A young man and his girlfriend move into the man's old mansion home, where he becomes possessed by a need to control ancient demons.

15. Bride of Chucky (1998)

1h 29m Horror Comedy

Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.

16. Leprechaun (1993)

1h 32m Comedy Horror Thriller

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.

17. Night of the Demons (1988)

1h 30m Horror

While conducting a seance during a Halloween party, high-school seniors unlock the demon that remains locked in the crematorium.

18. Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)

1h 27m Horror

Jason Voorhees, the living, breathing essence of evil, is back for one fierce, final fling! Tracked down and blown to bits by a special FBI task force, everyone now assumes that he's finally dead. But everybody assumes wrong. Jason has been reborn with the bone-chilling ability to assume the identity of anyone he touches. The terrifying truth is that he could be anywhere, or anybody. In this shocking, blood-soaked finale to Jason's carnage-ridden reign of terror, the horrible secret of his unstoppable killing instinct is finally revealed.

19. Ghost of Goodnight Lane (2014)

1h 37m Horror Comedy

When the staff inside a renovated film studio finds a co-worker dead one morning, the pieces of a forty year puzzle add up to an angry ghost who has let the last person step inside her house. But will they ever get out alive?

20. Hideaway (1995)

1h 43m Drama Thriller Horror

Hatch Harrison, his wife, Lindsey, and their daughter, Regina, are enjoying a pleasant drive when a car crash leaves wife and daughter unharmed but kills Hatch. However, an ingenious doctor, Jonas Nyebern, manages to revive Hatch after two lifeless hours. But Hatch does not come back unchanged. He begins to suffer horrible visions of murder -- only to find out the visions are the sights of a serial killer.

21. Creepshow 3 (2006)

1h 44m Horror Comedy

This follow-up to the George Romero/Stephen King-launched anthology series features five new tales of horror and a wraparound. The main stories deal with alternative realities ("Alice"), possessed communication devices ("The Radio"), vampires and serial killers in lust ("Call Girl"), mad inventors ("The Professor's Wife"), and hauntings from beyond the grave ("Haunted Dog").

22. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)

1h 29m Horror Thriller Comedy

Just when you thought it was safe to sleep, Freddy Krueger returns in this sixth installment of the Nightmare on Elm Street films, as psychologist Maggie Burroughs, tormented by recurring nightmares, meets a patient with the same horrific dreams. Their quest for answers leads to a certain house on Elm Street -- where the nightmares become reality.

23. Creepshow (1982)

2h Horror Comedy

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

24. Something Weird (1967)

1h 20m Horror

An accident victim makes a deal with a particularly hideous witch, in which he receives extraordinary ESP powers. He uses these powers to help the police solve crimes.

25. Popcorn (1991)

1h 31m Horror

A horror film festival, held in a theater which was once the scene of a tragic fire, turns into a real life horror show.

26. The Amityville Horror (1979)

1h 57m Horror

George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is brought in to try and exorcise the demonic presence from their home.

27. Lady in White (1988)

1h 53m Horror Thriller

Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious Lady In White lives. As he discovers the secret of the woman he soon finds that the killer may be someone close to him.

28. Blood Dolls (1999)

1h 24m Comedy Horror

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.

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