Movies like Buried Alive 1990

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Buried Alive
Original name: Edgar Allan Poe's Buried Alive
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman goes to teach at the Ravenscroft Institute, a spooky old girls' school overrun by ants and staffed by various ex-mental patients. Spurred on by a series of horrific hallucinations, she begins to investigate the mysterious disappearances of several students.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, crimes, mental institution, deadly, school, estate, misfit, youth, juvenile delinquency, murder, serial killer, doctors and patients, mental illness, teenage life, danger, buried alive, insanity, bare breasts, pantyhose, female stockinged legs, blood
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
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Night Warning
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96 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, serial killer, psychopath, gory and slasher mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Buried Alive: Hide and Go Shriek (1988), Nobody Gets Out Alive (2012), Sweet 16 (1983), Bloodmoon (1990), Alone in the Dark (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hide and Go Shriek
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 90 min.
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Nobody Gets Out Alive
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A group of college students escape their troubled lives but only to find themselves fighting for their lives from a revenge seeking mad man.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
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Sweet 16
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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Bloodmoon
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the small town of Coopers Bay, there are two Hi-schools situated right next to each other. There’s Winchester, an all boys comprehensive and St Elizabeth’s, a girl’s only Catholic faculty. They are separated by woodland where pupils from ...
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Alone in the Dark
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Story: Mental Patient terrorizes her Psychiatrist who she believes is the reincarnation of Jack the Ripper.
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Night Warning
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl's life is the orphaned nephew she has raised as her own son. She'll stop at nothing to keep Billy with her. When her plans misfire, she is swept up into an insane frenzy that means death ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, gothic, scary ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   74%
 
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Dark Asylum
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Simon Says
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five college friends choose to spend their vacation debauching at the riverside. They find the perfect place to camp out, but end up crossing paths with twin brothers, Simon and Stanley. The twins then begins to knock off the campers in some ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Phantom of Death
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Police Comissioner Datti is investigating the murder of a female doctor whose murderer seems to be a thirty-fivish year old man. Soon another murder follows: Pianist Robert Dominici's girlfriend is found killed. The killer also challenges Datti ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   75%
 
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Night Visitor
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Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
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The Mutilator
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House of Dust
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
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Stitches
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the ...
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Beneath the Darkness
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After watching their best friend get murdered, a group of teens struggle to expose a local hero as the vicious killer and keep from becoming his next victims.
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Audience: teens
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House of the Damned
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Liechtenstein
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young woman just released from a mental institution returns home to her mansion and faces a new set of horrors.
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Bleed
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Duration: 79 min.
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Country: USA
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Mooring
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Duration: 90 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Ripper
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A massacre survivor (A.J. Cook) studies serial killers under a famous expert (Bruce Payne), but her classmates soon start dying at the hands of a Jack the Ripper copycat.
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