Movies like The Burning

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The Burning (1981)
 6.4
 16K
The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, disturbing, serious, dark humor, suspense, sadistic, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stalking, slasher, camp, murder, serial killer, summer camp, prank, violence, burned alive, youth, danger, revenge, teenager, hospital, survival, insanity, group of friends, rescue, prostitute, psychopath, disfigurement, maniac, death, voyeurism, evil man ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new york state

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Most similar movies to The Burning

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about slasher, psychopath, violence, blood, serial killer, gore and deadly mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Burning: Slaughter High (1985), Friday the 13th Part III (1982), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Sleepaway Camp (1983), Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Slaughter High (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, vengeance, reunion, murder, high school, beer, nerd, youth, danger, prank, violence spree, trapped ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
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, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, summer camp, axe, psychopath, lake, camp, psycho terror, gory, woman in danger, violence spree ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, slasher, fear, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare comes true, teenage life, back from the dead, teenager, high school, sleeping, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 27K
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
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, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, murder, summer camp, rivalry, serial killer, shyness, danger, youth, teenage life, violence, mental illness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, slasher, serial murder, serial killer, murder, psychopath, stalking, crimes, mystery, psycho murderer, crazy, gore ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
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, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, serial murder, slasher, murder, morgue, psychopath, summer camp, camp, knife murder, gory, presumed dead, killing off one by one ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl who possesses the power of telekinesis accidentally causes her father's death after a family dispute at Crystal Lake. Years later, when a doctor tries to exploit her abilities, her power becomes a hellish curse, and she unwittingly ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, murder, supernatural, teenager, summer camp, psychiatrist, telekinesis, lake, camp, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 120K
Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, maniac, serial killer, camp, drowning, teenager, danger, fear, gory, cult, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1958, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
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, suspenseful, serious, cult film, sadistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, burned alive, nightmare comes true, sleepwalking, dream, haunted house, fire, school bus ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 12K
The Funhouse (1981)
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, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, carnival, halloween, violence, youth, stalking, deadly, on the run, crimes, danger, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 5th century, 15th century, year 1975
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 2K
Unhinged (1982)
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mystery killer, psychopath, murder, slasher, serial killer, blood, secret, violence, gory, crimes, destiny, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
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, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, mask, serial murder, serial killer, supernatural, zombie, summer camp, psychopath, lightning, cemetery, camp, knife murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, christmas horror, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, psychopath, obsession, slasher, christmas, danger, santa claus, survival, characters killed one by one, insanity ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, year 1971, year 1974, 70s
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 110K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, survival, cannibalism, danger, chase, gory, disfigurement, manhunt, massacre, trap, youth, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, high school, psychopath, neighbor, slumber party, gory, killing spree, crimes, youth, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, masked killer, serial murder, death, in the woods, danger, torture, serial killer, murder, human monster, camp counselor ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 5.6
 903
Blood and Lace (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After her prostitute mother and her john are beaten to death while they are asleep in bed, teen-aged Ellie Masters is sent to an isolated orphanage...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: prostitute, slasher, psychopath, investigation, serial killer, murder, orphanage, orphan, isolation, teenage life, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.8
 68K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: home invasion, massacre, bound and gagged, insanity, slasher, sadism, sadistic horror, kidnapping, survival, psychopath, french, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, south of france, europe, southern france
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Just Before Dawn (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area. Ignoring the warnings, they set up camp, and start ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, mountain, murder, violence, stalking, survival, maniac, slasher, isolation, youth, adventure, danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Angela Baker, a psychotic transsexual, escapes from a mental hospital and surfaces at a summer camp as a counselor who lectures her teenage charges on proper moral behavior. Those teens who break her strict rules -- from the camp chatterbox or a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, slasher, camp, psychopath, murder, serial killer, rivalry, crimes, gory, youth, danger, who done it ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, tense, surprise ending
Plot: slasher, serial killer, home invasion, masked killer, slasher killer, blood, murder, psychopath, sadism, mutilation, mysterious stranger, swimming pool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 1K
Psycho Cop (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Joe Vickers would probably make a good policeman if it weren't for his two nasty habits. Firstly, he is a devoted satanist; secondly - he likes to kill people. When he meets a group of teenagers spending their vacation in a wood hut, he ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, survival, youth, danger, police officer, violence, deadly, violence spree, kids in trouble, in the woods, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 49K
Halloween II (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Micheal's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.
Style: suspenseful, scary, bleak, sadistic, satanic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: halloween, hospital, serial murder, mental institution, slasher, murder, insanity, psychopath, chase, murderer, rage, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice's unborn child. His ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, psycho terror, slasher, serial killer, murder, pregnancy, monster, psychopath, ghost, danger, good versus evil, baby ...
Time: 80s, 1940s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Slumber Party Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a hard day of volleyball at the beach, a teen whose parents are away decides to have a slumber party with her girlfriends. Their boyfriends predictably show up to scare them, but a stranger from the beach is also seen lurking around the house. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, stalking, prank, psychopath, bikini, espionage, gory, contests and competitions, investigation, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Anthropophagus (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: slasher, cannibal, island, serial killer, stranded, psychopath, gory, isolation, survival, danger, confined, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.9
 170K
Hostel (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three backpackers head to a Slovakian city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: torture, slasher, gory, psychopath, danger, captivity, gore, crimes, serial murder, survival, strong violent content, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: amsterdam, europe, slovakia, iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.6
 6K
Dark Ride (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ten years after he brutally murdered two girls, a killer escapes from a mental institution and returns to his turf, the theme park attraction called Dark Ride. About to crash his path are a group of college kids on a road trip who stumble across the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, amusement park, murder, serial killer, mental institution, deadly, crimes, youth, gory, homicidal maniac, maniac ...
Time: contemporary, year 2003, year 1989, year 1990
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's summer camp as usual at Camp Manabe where the kids torment each other for fun while the underpaid camp staff provides as little supervision as possible. Greedy camp owner Frank and junior partner Ronnie do their best to keep everyone in ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, summer camp, camp, psychopath, psycho killer, who done it, investigation, crimes, deadly, danger, mind game ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Local teens have long commemorated the death of 'Mary Hatchet' -- a girl who took an ax and killed her family in the 1970s -- with the aptly named Blood Night. But things never got truly bloody until Mary's ghost (Samantha Facchi) ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: gory, psychopath, serial killer, slasher, crimes, deadly, danger, supernatural, youth, survival, vengeance, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%