Movies like The Burning

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The Burning (1981)
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The Burning
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the caretaker making his way back to his old stomping ground to confront one of the youths that accidently burned him.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, british horror, sadistic, psychotronic, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, camp, murder, summer camp, hospital, serial killer, gory, lake or river, vengeance, prank, psycho killer, revenge, family in danger, psychopath, teenage life, extreme violence, campfire story, maniac, campfire, burned alive, teenager, voyeurism, violence, death, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about slasher, psychopath, deadly, violence, crimes, serial killer and death mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Burning: The Final Terror (1983), Slaughter High (1986), Sleepaway Camp (1983), Don't Go in the Woods (1981), Final Exam (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Final Terror
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of friends and their girlfriends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, bus, gory, in the woods, crimes, slasher, wilderness, danger, deadly, youth, forest ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
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Slaughter High
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight different people are invited to their 10-year high school reunion at their now-closed down high school where a former student, disfigured from a prank gone wrong, is there to seek revenge.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, scatology ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, gory, serial killer, slasher, prank, vengeance, reunion, violence spree, acid, nerd, high school reunion, murder ...
Time: 80s
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Sleepaway Camp
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, camp, murder, gory, violence, mental illness, halloween, insanity, summer camp, death, brutality ...
Time: 80s
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System:   76%
    User:   80%
 
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Don't Go in the Woods
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four backpackers decide to take a hike in the mountains of Utah. But within the woods lurks a killer. But who...or what...is it? The lazy local sheriff blames bears. But the escalating body count seems to point to a human killer. Ignoring the ...
Style: serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
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    User:   65%
 
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, gory, high school, serial killer, murder, martial arts, vengeance, time loop, blood, dreams, revenge ...
Time: 80s
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Final Exam
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a small college in North Carolina, only a select few students are left to take mid terms. But, when a killer strikes, it could be everyone's final exam.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, high school, college, gory, prank, school, teachers and students, college life, serial murder, high school life, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: campus
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The Dorm That Dripped Blood
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crazed killer stalks college students who gave up their vacation to clean a deserted dormitory.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, gory, college, slasher, school, prank, college life, mystery, student life, psychopath, who done it ...
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Nightmare
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, gory, family in danger, psychopath, crimes, danger, violence, gore, nightmare, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: florida, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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    User:   51%
 
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, ridiculous, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, gory, supernatural, high school, serial killer, transformation, male nudity, murder, revenge, gay, blood, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
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System:   57%
    User:   51%
 
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, surreal, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, gory, serial killer, dreams, teenager, murder, blood, death, violence, revenge, monster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
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System:   57%
    User:   61%
 
The House by the Cemetery
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, gory, zombie, slasher, serial killer, gore, supernatural, vengeance, mad scientist, blood, murder, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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System:   52%
    User:   52%
 
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The Slayer
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Siblings, Eric & his surreal artist sister Kay, her doctor husband David, her sister-in-law Brooke along with pilot Marsh become stranded on a rugged isle face off against a supernatural beast drawn to Kay who dreams of its killings.
Style: suspenseful, serious, surreal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: island, beach, slasher, murder, gory, dangerous animal, mystery, ghost, mysterious character, stalking, survival, fear ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
Sorority House Massacre
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A little girl's brother kills the whole family but her (she escapes by hiding in the basement). He is committed, and she grows up with a new family, eventually going to college, where she joins a sorority. Due to a memory block, she ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, murder, college, supernatural, splatter, blood, male nudity, halloween, hospital, camp ...
Time: 80s
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System:   52%
    User:   55%
 
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Don't Go in the House
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As a child, Donald was tormented by his mother who used fire as a punishment. Now a deranged adult, Donald stalks women at clubs, then takes them home where he kills them with a flamethrower.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: disco, serial killer, slasher, murder, mentally unstable, domestic disturbance, stalking, mind game, obsession, maniac, psychotic, burn victim ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, new jersey
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System:   51%
    User:   48%
 
The Mutilator
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, gory, college life, teenager, maniac, beach, crimes, deadly, death, violence, swimming pool ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
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System:   50%
    User:   51%
 
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Halloween II
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, gory, murder, vengeance, hospital, blood, violence, brutality, chase, gore ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
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System:   49%
    User:   55%
 
Friday the 13th Part III
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, camp, murder, gory, vengeance, splatter, brutality, blood, death, gore, summer camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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System:   49%
    User:   48%
 
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, camp, murder, gory, vengeance, male nudity, brutality, violence, blood, hospital, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
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System:   49%
    User:   54%
 
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Beyond the Darkness
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young rich orphan loses his fiancée to voodoo doll mischief on the part of his housekeeper who is jealous of his attentions. He digs his girlfriend up, cleans her out, stuffs her, and puts her in bed at the mansion. Following this, he tries out ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, murder, slasher, gory, zombie, necrophilia, mystery, mind game, vengeance, violence, death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: southern italy, europe
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System:   47%
    User:   42%
 
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, camp, gory, supernatural, vengeance, murder, zombie, brutality, blood, violence, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
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System:   47%
    User:   38%
 
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The Funhouse
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rebellious teen Amy defies her parents by going to a trashy carnival that has pulled into town. In tow are her boyfriend, Buzz, and their friends Liz and Richie. Thinking it would be fun to spend the night in the campy "Funhouse" horror ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, halloween, violence, brutality, blood, splatter, death, crimes, monster, danger, stylish ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
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Unhinged
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: College students, Terry, Nancy and Gloria are on their way to a rock concert, driving through a torrential rainstorm...only to crash their car, badly injuring one of them. Seeking shelter and aid they come across a house occupied by a man-hating ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, serial killer, college, gory, estate, voyeurism, secret, student life, mystery, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
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System:   45%
    User:   37%
 
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Madman
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, summer camp, wilderness, gory, ocean or sea, stalking, murder, teenage life, who done it, campfire ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: new york
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System:   45%
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Blood Feast
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, bloody, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, slasher, zombie, murder, vengeance, investigation, gore, cannibalism, blood, brutality, violence ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, miami, usa, egypt
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System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Candyman moves on to New Orleans and starts his horrific murders once more. This time, his intended victim is a school teacher. Her father was killed by the Candyman, and brother wrongly accused of the murders.
Style: scary, atmospheric, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, murder, vengeance, serial killer, supernatural, violence, ghost, urban legend, blood, afterlife, splatter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new orleans, usa
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System:   44%
    User:   42%
 
Scream Bloody Murder
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disturbed boy kills his father with his farm tractor and his arm is mangled in the process. He's taken to a mental hospital where he's outfitted with a hook to replace his lost hand and, years later, he's eventually released from ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat, rough ...
Plot: slasher, mental illness, gory, crimes, hospital, deadly, mental institution, prostitute, mentally unstable, dismemberment, tractor, investigation ...
Time: 70s
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System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
The Slumber Party Massacre
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An 18-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and decides to have a slumber party. Meanwhile, a mass murderer with a propensity for power tools has escaped from prison, and eventually makes his way to the party where the guests ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, high school, murder, blood, gore, splatter, halloween, jungle, pornography, mind game ...
Time: 80s
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System:   43%
    User:   44%
 
Cannibal Campout
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four teenagers on an outing in the woods are attacked by a trio of mutant cannibals.
Style: rough, serious, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: babies and infants, gory, serial killer, slasher, in the woods, stalking, farm, survival, violence spree, college, murder, wilderness ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, texas
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System:   43%
    User:   39%
 

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Boo
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The friends Emmett, Freddy, Marie, Kevin and his reluctant girlfriend Jessie decide to spend the Halloween night in an abandoned hospital. Meanwhile, the younger Allan meets the old friend of his father Arlo Ray Baines and asks him to help to find ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, gory, college, hospital, mysterious character, mental institution, serial killer, slasher, supernatural ability, vengeance, afterlife, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
Friday the 13th
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, vengeance, brutality, torture, masked killer, death, violence, in the woods, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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System:   42%
    User:   34%
 
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