Movies like Campfire Tales

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Campfire Tales (1997)
 5.8
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Campfire Tales (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Anthology of famous, scary urban legends done with a modern twist.
Style: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending, tense, serious, realistic, twist ending, psychotronic, anthology
Plot: urban legend, campfire story, ghost, youth, legends and myths, supernatural, crimes, camp, mysterious man, farmhouse, sister sister relationship, car accident, mute or deaf, time loop, spirit, teenage life, woman in danger, sex, dog, teenager, biker, police officer, motorcycle, female nudity, stalker ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1950s

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Most similar movies to Campfire Tales

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about supernatural, danger, deadly, murder, ghost, crimes and gory mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Campfire Tales: Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005), When a Killer Calls (2006), Dead Mary (2007), Mirrors (2008), The Ring (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
Style: slasher, rough, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, murder, haunted by the past, legends and myths, vengeance, buddies, crimes, supernatural ability, spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 60s, year 1969
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, serious, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: psychopath, urban legend, legends and myths, serial killer, survival, crimes, youth, vengeance, life is a bitch, teenage life, ghost, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
When a Killer Calls (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A babysitter begins receiving threatening phone calls from a man who has just killed an entire family.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, nanny, urban legend, terrorism, crimes, youth, teenage life, prank, legends and myths, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, home invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 4.4
 2K
Dead Mary (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: During a fun-filled getaway at a remote lake, teenager Kim (Dominique Swain) and her friends unwittingly unleash a murderous spirit when they make the mistake of playing the game 'Dead Mary' in this horror story. The body count rises as ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: urban legend, supernatural, youth, psychopath, survival, evil witch, ghost, buddies, supernatural ability, mind game, zombie, isolation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 6.1
 107K
Mirrors (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Romania, Germany, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home.
Style: scary, rough, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, evil, mirror, family in danger, investigation, uncover truth, demon, family problems, hallucination, possession, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.1
 342K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, investigation, ghost, life is a bitch, curse, race against time, urban legend, uncover truth, crimes, parents and children, death, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 6K
Solstice (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young girl uncovers a disturbing secret about her twin sister, who committed suicide just a few months before.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, slasher
Plot: ghost, investigation, twins, twin sister, suicide, supernatural, uncover truth, murder mystery, car accident, guilt, high school, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.8
 13K
Mirrors 2 (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Max, who is recovering from a traumatic accident, takes a job as a nighttime security guard, he begins to see visions of a young mysterious woman in the store's mirror.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Plot: supernatural, ghost, mentally unstable, vengeance, supernatural power, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), rivalry, mysterious character, store, strong violent content, sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Seventeen-year-old Jesse has been hearing terrifying sounds coming from his neighbor’s apartment, but when he turns on his camera and sets out to uncover their source, he encounters an ancient evil that won’t rest until it’s claimed his very ...
Style: scary, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, curses spells and rituals, haunted house, ghost, religions or cults, investigation, parallel world, murder, demonic possession, urban ghetto, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012, 80s
Place: california, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
 4K
The Pact II (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sequel is set just weeks after Annie Barlow's deadly confrontation with the Judas Killer. In this elevated sequel, we meet June, a woman whose carefully constructed life is beginning to unravel due to lucid nightmares so awful they disturb ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, tense
Plot: serial killer, ghost, supernatural, haunted house, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, violence, woman, deadly, danger, jump scare
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.9
 3K
Fingerprints (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Fresh out of rehab, a young woman moves back in with her parents and sister, and soon becomes involved in a mystery that has left people in her town paralyzed.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: rehabilitation, ghost, urban legend, small town, murder, uncover truth, missing child, haunted by the past, small town life, school, crimes, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.4
 2K
Room 205 (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wanting to start a fresh, Katrine moves from the province into a dormitory in Copenhagen and enrolls at the University. But when she crosses conniving Sanne by getting together with Sanne's ex, all hell breaks loose. Sanne and her friends ...
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, curse, supernatural, ghost, vengeance, youth, teenage life, college life, hidden truth, starting over, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
One Missed Call 2 (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Naoto Sakurai in the restaurant where he works instead of studying as planned. When the owner Mr. Wang answers his daughter's ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, psychological, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, ghost, cell phone, curse, mystery, investigation, vengeance, journalism, supernatural, teenage life, supernatural ability, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, taiwan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Soul Survivors (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A female collage co-ed freshman who was involved in a fatal car crash discovers she may not have survived the tragedy after all when she becomes caught between the world of the living and the dead A sort of limbo state of being between both the real ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, college, hallucination, supernatural, haunted by the past, student life, college life, alternate reality, car accident, life & death, fantasy world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Hangman's Curse (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bullying students are becoming deathly ill after screaming the name of a legendary ghost. What's to blame? An exotic illness? An illicit drug? Or is it the supernatural? The clues are few and time is running out for the students of Rogers High ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, rough, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, horror for children
Plot: high school, curse, ghost, bully, urban legend, secret mission, haunted by the past, uncover truth, supernatural, investigation, who done it, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The making of a horror movie takes on a terrifying reality for students at the most prestigious film school in the country in 'Urban Legends: Final Cut', the suspenseful follow up to the smash hit 'Urban Legend'. At Alpine ...
Style: slasher, scary, surprise ending, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, college, murder, who done it, teenage life, masked killer, psychopath, college life, rivalry, movie business, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.1
 598
Dead & Rotting (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three prankster buddies release the wrath of an aged witch, Abigail, when they unwittingly become accomplices to the murder of her son. Scheming in anger, the witch seduces the three friends and then uses the men's own ill-born spawn to destroy ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, witchcraft, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, youth, prank, buddies, curses spells and rituals, evil witch, zombie, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.1
 8K
Haunt (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An introverted teen sparks with his new neighbor, and together the couple begins to explore the haunted house that is family has unknowingly just purchased.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, atmospheric, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, youth, parallel world, murder, death, ghost, teen romance, mystery, teenager, family, abusive father ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Using a special camera that can see spirits, a family must protect their daughter from an evil entity with a sinister plan.
Style: scary, twists and turns, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, demon, curses spells and rituals, found footage, family in danger, haunted house, couples, human host, supernatural power, christmas, monster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Suicide Song (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Original story by Yasushi AKIMOTO, writer of the mega hit movie One Missed Call (Chakushin Ari) series. As the project was in development with an idea of an "infectious song (Densen-Uta)", one of the staff called out..."There was a ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: urban legend, investigation, curses spells and rituals, school, youth, suicide, teenage girl, curse, crimes, student life, high school life, city life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
One Missed Call (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths, along with the exact date and time of their future death, listed on the message log. The plot ...
Style: macabre, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, death, hospital, ghost, spirit, good versus evil, investigation, supernatural, mystery, mysterious death, haunted by the past, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, summer camp, violence spree, who done it, woman in danger, crimes, cons and scams, supernatural, forest, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.5
 127K
Oculus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, siblings relations, mirror, paranormal activity, family relations, hallucination, artifact, insanity, magical mirror, crimes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955, 2000s, year 2002
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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The Wizard of Gore (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the darkly phantasmagorical world of the carnival magician and sideshow hypnotist, the gruesome "illusions" of Montag the Magnificent are unique in that they seem to become retroactive reality long after the the tricks are done. Is it ...
Style: psychological, serious, tense, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: murder, hypnosis, police investigation, supernatural, mysterious character, mystery, mind game, psychopath, serial killer, rivalry, crimes, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, characters killed one by one, urban legend, murder, small town, fisherman, mystery, hidden truth, revenge, psychopath, who done it, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.1
 890
The Dorm (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Vivian begins college as a shy, self-consciousness freshman, but she begins a complete transformation after becoming a dorm mate of the popular Sarah.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: college, curses spells and rituals, ghost, supernatural, body swapping, physical appearance, youth, college life, social relations, campus, unlikely friendships, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.2
 2K
The Telling (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this horror anthology film, three girls pledge the most popular - and cruelest - sorority on campus. For their final task, they must tell the scariest story they know. Containing three distinct stories - one featuring a murderous doll, one a ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, undead, supernatural, sorority, crimes, prank, youth, mystery, supernatural ability, graphic violence, curses spells and rituals, college life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
Style: dark, scary, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, fear, lost in the woods, videotaping, mysterious place, panic, friends, wilderness, forest, supernatural, survival, urban legend ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 2.9
 819
Scream (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of friends on a rafting trip down a river stop in at an old ghost town to spend the night. Soon their rafts disappear, and then they begin to be eliminated one by one by a mysterious killer.
Style: slasher, scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: river, ghost, ghost town, psychopath, confined, prodigy, on the run, mystery, buddies, crimes, supernatural, family life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 233K
It Follows (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But a seemingly innocent physical encounter turns sour and gives her the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, ghost, stalking, sex, dangerous attraction, paranoia, evil, death, friendship, chase, demon, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, plymouth, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%