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Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy (1994)
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Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy (1994)
Original name: La cité de la peur
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A second-class horror movie has to be shown at Cannes Film Festival, but, before each screening, the projectionist is killed by a mysterious fellow, with hammer and sickle, just as it happens in the film to be shown.
Style: scary, humorous, dark humor, clever, bleak, realistic, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, parody, stalking, murder, strangulation, mallet, film projector, vomiting, sickle, press agent, trap, crimes, mystery, artists and showbiz, danger, who done it, filmmaking, media, deadly, media circus, media satire, incompetent police, film within a film, bodyguard, movie business ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: france, cannes, europe, riviera

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, scary, realistic and suspenseful films with plots about serial killer, deadly, murder, crimes, danger, slasher and gory mostly in Comedy, Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like Fear City: A Family-Style Comedy: Jersey Shore Massacre (2014), Actress Apocalypse (2005), Popcorn (1991), Terror Firmer (1999), Return to Horror High (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Another spoof of the Scream/I Know What You Did Last Summer horror gene involving a group of popular high school students stalked by a bumbling masked killer while a dogged reporter named Hagitha Utslay covers the story and of the plight of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, horror spoof, dark humor, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, murder, slasher, high school life, youth, disorder, who done it, teenage life, serial killer, danger, strong sexual content, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Jersey Shore Massacre (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A typical weekend down the shore takes a bizarre turn as six girls and five obnoxious fist-pumpers become the unsuspecting targets of a deranged killer.
Style: not serious, scary, sexy, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, beach, serial killer, murder, gory, best friends, crimes, danger, deadly, looking for sex, drugs/alcohol, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
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Actress Apocalypse (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This saucy mockumentary follows a first-time filmmaker with ambitions to make "the greatest movie ever made," a low-budget slasher boasting a Native American killer. The director knows buxom starlets are the key to his success. But when ...
Style: humorous, scary, not serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, woman in danger, murder, starlet, filmmaking, gory, danger, deadly, artists and showbiz, film within a film, graphic violence, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Popcorn (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A horror film festival, held in a theater which was once the scene of a tragic fire, turns into a real life horror show.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, revenge, killing spree, knife murder, gory, halloween, youth, college life, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s, 1990s, 20th century, 70s, 90s ...
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Terror Firmer (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: TROMA crew are the only folks capable of stopping a crazed hermaphrodite from continuing it's violent rampage!
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Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, filmmaking, camp, showbiz, chaos and mayhem, goofy hero, deadly, crimes, danger, toxic, gory, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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Return to Horror High (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few years ago, a mysterious serial-killer caused panic on Crippen High School. The killer was never caught. A movie company, Cosmic Pictures, has decided to make a feature movie about these events - on location, at the now abandoned school. Since ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, high school, slasher, murder, gore, filmmaking, screenwriter, gory, supernatural, psychopath, who done it ...
Time: 80s
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Blood Dolls (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: 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.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, slasher, betrayal, supernatural, serial killer, rivalry, psychopath, experiment gone awry, crimes, danger, vengeance, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s
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Out of the Dark (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An employee at a telephone fantasy service helps hunt for the killer preying on her silken-voiced colleagues.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, rough, scary ...
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Scream Bloody Murder (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this horror spoof, the girls from Cherry Mount Academy are on their way to a dance at a nearby all-boys school when the van they're riding in breaks down. With no other choice but to spend the night at their tow truck driver's junkyard, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, horror spoof, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, deadly, parody, youth, teenage life, schoolgirl, van, tow truck, junkyard, black gloves ...
Time: contemporary
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Dahmer vs. Gacy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A secret government lab run by Dr. Hess (Art LaFleur) has been trying to create the ultimate killer using the DNA of infamous killers Jeffrey Dahmer (Ford Austin) and John Wayne Gacy (Randal Malone), but there’s one big problem: they’ve escaped! ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, tense, captivating ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Slashening (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Best friends Lucy, Eva, Ashley, Beth and Margot throw a slumber party…..BUT MURDER NEVER SLUMBERS!!!!! It’s a timeless tale of friendship, betrayal, madness, and the search for some decent dick.
Style: psychotronic, humorous, scary, bleak
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Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Janitor (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Lionel is a custodian that longs for more. Bombarded with daily disrespect and insults from his co-workers, Lionel sets on a path of revenge and begins to brutally murder everyone in his path.
Style: humorous, rough, suspenseful, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, friendship, murder, gory, rivalry, deadly, crimes, college life, violence spree, sexual relations, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
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All About Evil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Deborah quickly cultivates a rabid legion of San Franciscan gore fans who help catapult her to new-found local celebrity-- business booms so quickly, she's forced to bring on a full film crew of like-minded misfits to meet the demand! Her ...
Style: dark humor, tense, humorous, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: filmmaking, serial killer, workplace, family business, deadly, rising to stardom, ambition, crimes, strong violent content, inadvertently, graphic violence, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, san francisco
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Serial Lover (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Doste is about to reach the age of 35 and has everything one dreams of, such as having four boyfriends and a creative job in a publishing house specialising in crime novels. One day, she invites all of her boyfriends to her birthday dinner so ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, semi serious, captivating, realistic
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: france
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Smash Cut (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, dark humor, humorous ...
Plot: filmmaking, private detective, slasher, sexy nurse, partners against crime, serial killer, psychopath, unfulfillment, crimes, deadly, gory, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Stupid Teenagers Must Die! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: It's the 1980's and a group of typical horror movie high school kids are getting together to hold a séance in a haunted house. Naturally, people start dying preposterously bloody deaths, girls are getting naked for no apparent reason and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, scary, brutal, offbeat
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
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Goal of the Dead (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: For the Olympique de Paris soccer team, this away match scheduled against Caplongue was merely supposed to be one last chore before the end of the professional season. Yet no one could ever have imagined that an unknown rabies-like infection was ...
Style: humorous, scary, not serious, feel good, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, imaginary, supernatural, sport team, chaos, danger, deadly, deadly creature, contests and competitions, gory, plague, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
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Gingerdead Man 2: Passion of the Crust (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: The horrifying yet delicious and chewy Gingerdead Man causes murder and mayhem on the set of a horrible low budget movie set. It will take the determination of the studio's young new owner to save both his company and well as the lives of his ...
Style: humorous, scary, not serious, suspenseful, fairy tale ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, slasher, chaos and mayhem, crimes, deadly, danger, deadly creature, escapades, imaginary, serial killer, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Silent But Deadly (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Thomas Capper is an unconventional and mysterious serial killer who takes aim at a Hollywood film set, by unleashing his own brand of retribution on the cast and crew.
Style: semi serious, rough, suspenseful, humorous, silent film ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, small town, vengeance, gory, filmmaking, deadly, danger, crimes, violence spree, mysterious stranger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana
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Bloodbath at the House of Death (1984)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Six scientists arrive at the creepy Headstone Manor to investigate a strange phenomena which was the site of a mysterious massacre years earlier where 18 guests were killed in one night. It turns out that the house is the place of a satanic cult ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, scary, not serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, ghost, parody, mad scientist, haunted house, mansion, disorder, gory, estate, curses spells and rituals, deadly, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
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Pandemonium (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Tom Smothers stars as the brave mountie, who along with his trusty horse and bitter deputy Paul Reubens must track down a killer who is stalking coeds at a nearby cheerleader camp.
Style: scary, witty, humorous, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blades (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: HAPPY GILMORE meets MANIAC in this gore-filled swing at one of the most popular sports today, golf. A game of hooks slices...and slaughter!!! Meet Blades, the most terrifying character ever to tear up the screen...and Blades isn't even human. ...
Style: humorous, rough, offbeat, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jealousy, parody, greed, golf, lawn mower, murder, crimes, heroes, investigation, rivalry, deadly, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
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The Tripper (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Ronald Reagan-obsessed serial killer targets a bunch of hippies who are heading to a weekend-long concert.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, brutal, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
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I Know How Many Runs You Scored Last Summer (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A cricket team are dismissed by a moustachioed serial killer with a razor sharp cricket glove and an arsenal of sharpened stumps. One by one the killer exacts revenge for the torment he endured 20 years earlier.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, humorous, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, vengeance, on the run, danger, deadly, crimes, rivalry, gory, psychopath, stalking, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Fraternity Massacre at Hell Island (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A pledge must battle homophobia and a killer clown during his fraternity's Hell Night. Several people at Felix University want the brothers and pledges of ZAP Fraternity dead, but now someone with an Ax to grind is killing them off one by one ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: slasher, island, friendship, danger, college, serial killer, youth, crimes, deadly, siblings relations, college life, battles ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Camp Slaughter (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While searching for a way out of the woods, a group of lost friends stumble upon Camp Hiawatha and take up with the teens who are bunking there. But the party's over when they discover that this camp is literally stuck in a time warp -- 1981, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, teenage life, crimes, danger, youth, deadly, gory, in the woods, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Last Horror Film (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A New York taxi driver stalks a beautiful actress attending the Cannes Film Festival, which coincides with a series of violent killings of the lady's friends.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mentally unstable, stalking, serial killer, slasher, investigation, obsession, murder, taxi, psychopath, stalker, uncover truth, culture clash ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, new york, usa, europe, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Class Reunion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lizzie Borden High's class of '72 are going through the motions at their tenth-year reunion, until deranged alum Walter Baylor, driven insane by a sadistic senior-year prank, escapes from the mental institution and crashes the party. When ...
Style: humorous, scary, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, high school, slasher, reunion, prank, social misfits, silly humor, disorder, psychopath, stoners, teenage life, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1982, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Bare Wench Project (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Four sorority girls -- Nikki, Chloe, Lori, and Toni -- head out to the mountains to find out the truth about the local legend of the Bare Wench. It isn't long before the gals get lost, run out of food, and begin succumbing to the fear that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, realistic
Plot: parody, survival, danger, wilderness, sexual relations, hiking, camping, siblings relations, sexual abuse, gays and lesbians, silly humor, friends ...
Time: 90s
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Death by Engagement (2005)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two police detectives try to track down a vicious serial killer bent on reclaiming his mother's family heirloom wedding ring as it passes from bride to bride with the killer always one step behind, and the detectives one step behind the killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, psychopath, police investigation, obsession, vengeance, track down, deadly, danger, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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