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Deadly Friend (1986)
 5.6
 7K
Deadly Friend (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Paul is a new kid in town with a robot named "BB". He befriends Samantha and the three of them have a lot of good times together. That is, until Samantha's abusive father throws her down some stairs and kills her. In an effort to save her life, Paul implants BB's computer brain into Samantha's human brain.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, splatter, scary, cult film, surprise ending, rough, serious, gothic, weird ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mad scientist, robot, zombie, artificial intelligence, child abuse, resurrection, vengeance, alcoholic, androids and robots, best friends, youth, revenge, serial killer, college, prank, teenager, basketball, life is a bitch, alcohol abuse, experiment gone awry, danger, haunted by the past, imaginary, chaos ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Deadly Friend

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and cult film films with plots about supernatural, vengeance, violence, gory, deadly, murder and danger mostly in Horror, Thriller and Sci-Fi genres. Some movies like Deadly Friend: Monkey Shines (1988), The Hand (1981), Ghost in the Machine (1993), Flatliners (1990), Halloween 5 (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 11K
Monkey Shines (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A quadriplegic man is given a trained monkey help him with every day activities, until the little monkey begins to develop feelings, and rage, against its new master and those who get too close to him.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: paralysis, murder, monkey, disability, revenge, rage, experiment, vengeance, experiment gone awry, dangerous animal, zombie, disorder ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Roger Corman's Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The ultimate weapon, claimed to be safe for mankind, produces global side-effects including time slides and disappearances. The scientist behind the project and his car are zapped from the year 2031 to 1817 in Switzerland where he meets Dr. Victor ...
Style: futuristic, scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, mad scientist, supernatural, deadly, deadly creature, save the world, vengeance, mutant, destiny, danger, betrayal, disorder ...
Time: future, 19th century, 2030s, 21st century, 1810s ...
Place: switzerland, los angeles, geneva switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.5
 6K
The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, serial killer, comics, hallucination, severed arm, brutality, midlife crisis, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Ghost in the Machine (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Karl, a technician in a computer shop, is also the "Address Book Killer," who obtains the names of his victims from stolen address books. Terry and her son Josh come into the store to price software, and a salesman uses Terry's ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, hospital, technology, murder, virtual reality, computer, single parent, stalking, ghost, psychopath, computer virus, female director ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie, who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, halloween, masked killer, good versus evil, attic, niece, evil, knife, knife murder, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dr. Daniel Challis and Ellie Grimbridge stumble onto a gruesome murder scheme when Ellie's novelty-salesman father, Harry, is killed while in possession of a strange mask made by the Silver Shamrock mask company. The company's owner, Conal ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, factory, murder, serial killer, supernatural, halloween, surveillance camera, stonehenge, curfew, mask, gas station, doctor ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, northern california, los angeles, new york, seattle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.6
 83K
Flatliners (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Five medical students want to find out if there is life after death. They plan to stop one of their hearts for a few seconds, thus simulating death, and then bring the person back to life. A science fiction thriller from the early 1990's with a ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, surreal ...
Plot: afterlife, medical student, experiment gone awry, suicide, nightmare, hallucination, medical school, medical experiment, supernatural, deadly, supernatural ability, hallucinations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, future
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.1
 36K
Halloween 5 (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie. Jamie is now recovering in the local children's ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, masked killer, child in peril, psychopath, danger, good versus evil, pitchfork, kitten, psychiatrist, boogeyman, scythe ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Bloody Murder (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, summer camp, serial killer, confined, danger, teenage life, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, survival, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.9
 27K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, mystery killer, valentine's day, murder, psychopath, danger, gory, school, violence against women, success, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, supernatural, summer camp, psychiatrist, supernatural horror, sadism, massacre, forest, telekinesis, lake ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.6
 4K
Body Parts (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminal psychologist loses his arm in a car crash, and becomes one of three patients to have their missing limbs replaced by those belonging to an executed serial killer. One of them dies violently, and disturbing occurrences start happening to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, slasher ...
Plot: police investigation, death row, murder, transplant, mind game, vengeance, supernatural, danger, serial killer, car accident, body horror, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, summer camp, axe, forest, massacre, lake, sadism, killing spree, masked killer, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
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 ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, murder, school, death, anniversary, psychopath, stalking, small town, evil, boarding school, underage drinking ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Bride of Re-Animator (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Herbert West once again revives the dead. This time, he brings Dan's ex-girlfriend's heart back inside a 'perfect' body. Dr. Hill returns as the evil nemesis who lost his head.
Style: humorous, scary, rough, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: police detective, laboratory, mad scientist, zombie, danger, good versus evil, perversion, experiment gone awry, basement, reanimation, science, corpse ...
Time: 80s
Place: massachusetts, usa, peru
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, morgue, summer camp, killing spree, supernatural horror, massacre, sadism, camp, knife murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 38K
Child's Play 3 (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight years have passed since the events of the second film. Chucky has been resurrected once again and seeks revenge on Andy, his former owner, who is now a teenager enrolled in military school.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, killer doll, evil doll, murder, vengeance, gory, supernatural power, voodoo, best friends, good versus evil, ghost, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.6
 10K
Puppetmaster (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Toulon, a puppet maker, discovers an ancient Egyptian potion and uses it to bring his creations to life. His puppets become murderous little demons and escape. Distraught, the master takes his life. Years later, psychics tune into the existence of ...
Style: scary, rough, gothic, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, supernatural, objects come to life, puppet, deadly creature, danger, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, evil doll, hotel, violence, toy comes to life ...
Time: 80s, year 1939, 1930s
Place: yale university, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 6.7
 76K
Christine (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: objects come to life, obsession, chase, supernatural, classic car, car, survival, vengeance, bullying, murder, brutality, betrayal ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, 70s, year 1958 ...
Place: california, southern california, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 21K
The Signal (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A horror film told in three parts, from three perspectives, in which a mysterious transmission that turns people into killers invades every cell phone, radio, and television.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, chaos, infidelity, apocalypse, danger, murder, survival, violence spree, brutality, violent, gory, zombie ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.5
 10K
Carrie (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Carrie White is a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with telekinetic powers who is slowly pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both classmates at her school, and her own religious, but abusive, mother.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, scary, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, psychic power, telekinesis, high school life, social misfits, teenage life, parents and children, youth, high school, life is a bitch, supernatural ability, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Prom Night II (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Hamilton High's Prom Queen of 1957, Mary Lou Maloney is killed by her jilted boyfriend, she comes back for revenge 30 years later. Bill Nordham is now the principle of Hamilton High and his son is about to attend the prom with Vicki ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, prom, ghost, cemetery, serial killer, prank, infidelity, school principal, supernatural, possession, locker room ...
Time: 80s, 50s, year 1987, 1950s, year 1957
Place: xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, small town, death, evil, niece, psychiatric ward, supernatural, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1989, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.0
 7K
Dead Heat (1988)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: LAPD police officer, Roger Mortis is killed while arresting zombies who have been reanimated by the head of Dante Laboratories in order to carry out violent armed robberies.
Style: humorous, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: zombie, laboratory, police investigation, police, mad scientist, supernatural, heist, anti hero, silly humor, disorder, danger, anti heroes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her friends are the ones who are falling prey. Could it be her? She suffers from blackouts ...
Style: slasher, splatter, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, college, school, gory, vengeance, birthday party, birthday, master criminal, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, slasher ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: killer child, cult, small town, murder, human sacrifice, preacher, good versus evil, cornfield, sacrifice, isolation, children, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Tooth and Nail (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a small group of survivors, who call themselves Foragers, plan to rebuild civilization from their headquarters in an empty hospital based in what is left of Philadelphia. But they're soon forced into a face-off war ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, danger, survival, future dystopia, chaos, life is a bitch, murder, apocalypse, cannibalism, hospital, cannibal, blood splatter ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.5
 5K
Silent Rage (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A mentally ill man in a small Texas town goes on a killing rampage and is fatally wounded by police. When doctors use an experimental serum to bring him back to life, the killer develops superhuman strength and the town sheriff must pursue him.
Style: slasher, neo noir, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, small town, mad scientist, hospital, super strength, survival, chase, serial killer, danger, heroes, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.3
 8K
Ghost Story (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.
Style: scary, psychological, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, small town, supernatural, ghost story, vengeance, friendship, haunted by the past, death, murder, father son relationship, secret, haunted house ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new england, usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, serious, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: urban legend, afterlife, ghost, supernatural, danger, murder, haunted by the past, profanity, vengeance, legends and myths, deadly, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 60s, year 1969 ...
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%