Movies like Destroyer 1988

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Destroyer (1988)
 4.7
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Destroyer (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A prison riot breaks out at the moment of a serial murderer's execution by electrocution, and his fate becomes indeterminate when the prison is shut down. 18 months later, a team of filmmakers converge on the prison to film a women-in-prison exploitation flick, but find that a certain somebody is disrupting their shooting schedule...
Style: slasher
Plot: serial killer, prison, female nudity, actress, filmmaking, evil man, prison riot, execution, presumed dead, nudity (full frontal - brief), film within a film, jackhammer

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Most similar movies to Destroyer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, suspenseful, serious and scary films with plots about serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), deadly, female nudity, crimes and death mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Destroyer: Rush Week (1989), Dead on Site (2008), Sledgehammer (1983), Deadly Intruder (1985), Blood Widow (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 619
Rush Week (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Toni Daniels, an ambitious student reporter, goes in search of an exciting story, she discovers the dark secrets of Tambers College. Three beautiful coeds have disappeared, leaving behind some bizarre clues. Are the disappearances somehow ...
Style: slasher, splatter, surprise ending, psychological thriller
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, college, nudity (full frontal - brief), songwriter, whodunit, mystery killer, suicide, prostitute, topless woman, filicide, red herring, college student ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.0
 62
Dead on Site (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dead On Site is the story of a group of media arts majors who decide as a final project to take over a vacant house where a family had been wiped out a year before. They plan to re-enact the murders and web-cast them on a site while they search for ...
Style: slasher
Plot: death, nudity (full frontal - brief), house, serial killer, night, violence, female nudity, stalker, blood splatter, gore
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 4.0
 877
Sledgehammer (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy murders his mother and her lover with a hammer. Ten years later, a wave of teenage murders plagues the same area.
Style: slasher
Plot: serial killer, teenager, characters killed one by one, matricide, killer child, ghost, murder, murder of a nude woman, masked killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), hanged boy, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Deadly Intruder (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer escapes from a mental hospital and hides out in a small town. A local cop must catch him before he starts on another killing spree.
Style: slasher
Plot: kidnapping, murder, serial killer, stalking, insanity, psychopath, mental patient, vacation, maniac, manhunt, drifter, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 2.6
 138
Blood Widow (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A modern telling of an ancient genre. A serial killer is terrorizing Arizona with the police in hot pursuit. What the police don't know is that a mysterious group are also pursuing the same killer to stop the killer from unleashing an evil like ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, vampire, supernatural, murder, cult, secret organization, brutality, strong violent content, psychopath, investigation, supernatural power
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 2.6
 265
The Mailman (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A cunning psychopath with more than an axe to grind murders the kindly Mailman in a small, placid suburban town. Darius Foxx scarred for life as a young boy by seeing his parents brutally murdered, comes back to town as the new Mailman to torment ...
Style: slasher
Plot: serial killer, postman, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, childhood trauma, female nudity, lesbianism, psychopath, lesbian, mask, bare breasts, lesbian kiss
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, murder, good versus evil, attic, evil, sheriff, killing spree, niece, crime spree, masked killer, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Madison County (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of college kids travel to a small, mountain town called Madison County to interview the author of a tell-all book on the accounts of several grisly murders that happened there. But when the kids get to Madison County, the author is no where ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, forest, uncover truth, murder, violence, graphic violence, redneck, serial murder, danger, deadly, profanity, panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Honeymoon Horror (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Imagine every newlywed's fantasy, a rustic secluded lover's paradise- Honeymoon Island. What starts as a weekend of love, turns into a nightmare of blood and terror for three young innocent couples. What lurks in the shadows of Honeymoon ...
Style: slasher
Plot: honeymoon, island, isolation, nudity (full frontal - brief), past, maniac, vacation, fire, tourist, coffee, newlywed, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.3
 741
Effects (1979)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Some crew members of a company shooting a horror film begin to suspect that the "killings" in the movie are real, and that they are actually making a "snuff" film.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, investigation, supernatural, crimes, artists and showbiz, zombie, psychopath, filmmaking, mountain, voyeurism, fall in love ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.5
 3K
Dead Tone (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As another semester draws to a close at the University of Dreyskill, a simple game dreamt to help students avoid studying becomes a bloody battle for survival in this stalk-and-slash frightener from filmmaking duo Brian Hooks and Deon Taylor.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, rivalry, youth, survival, investigation, death, murder, prank telephone call, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 188
Aroused (1966)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: In Manhattan, prostitutes are being murdered by a psycho. A detective is assigned to track him down and bring him in.
Plot: exploitation, serial killer, prostitution, sex, prostitute, lesbian, female nudity, castration, nudity (full frontal - brief), fellatio
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Halloween Ends (2022)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: Four years after the traumatic events of Halloween in 2018, the nightmare ends as Laurie Strode comes face to face with Michael Myers, once and for all.
Style: slasher
Plot: halloween, killing spree, serial killer, assassin, masked killer, injury
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Cheerleader Massacre (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Five high school cheerleaders, their coach and a couple of adolescent sex-crazed guys travel to a cabin in the woods for a weekend getaway only to be killed off one by one by an unseen maniac.
Style: slasher, surprise ending, sexploitation film
Plot: cheerleader, serial killer, murder, friendship, stalker, lesbian love, cheerleading, exhibitionism, sexual attraction, sex scene, dark humor, police officer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
You Are Not Alone (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "An idyllic summer day turns into a living nightmare ... With school finally over, college graduate Natalie Wilner returns to her hometown to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend. But beneath the flags and fireworks lurks a dark, malevolent ...
Style: slasher, tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, chase, sociopath, getting home, college graduate, found footage, slice of life, killer, danger, deadly
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
 2K
Hellbent (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Halloween in West Hollywood, two guys making out in a park are interrupted by a serial killer. Later that night, a group of gay kids decide to visit to the site of the murders.
Style: slasher, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, stalking, crimes, killer, gay, hollywood, gender, gays and lesbians, decapitation, homosexual, police officer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Terror at Tenkiller (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Unsuspecting college students are stalked by a killer at a lake during summer vacation.
Style: slasher
Plot: summer vacation, serial killer, lake, diner, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, training, nightmare, college campus, vacation, domestic violence, mirror, dismemberment ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Babysitter Massacre (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of young women teamed together in their youth to run a babysitting business, when one of their friends died suddenly the group fell apart. Now years later they are all going their separate ways as college approaches, but on Halloween night ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense ...
Plot: halloween, serial killer, stalking, youth, crimes, strong sexual content, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, woman in danger, kidnapping, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, forest, summer camp, massacre, killing spree, lake, sadism, masked killer, camp, psycho terror ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.7
 265K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, psychopath, serial killer, violent, masked killer, violence, evil, small town, serial murder, psychiatrist, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1978, 60s ...
Place: illinois, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.2
 1K
Wreckage (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jared, Kate, Rick, and Jessica find themselves stranded in a wreckage yard after their car breaks down during a drag race. Meanwhile, the sheriff's office receives notice that a convict escaped from a local state prison. As the teenagers ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, escaped prisoner, serial killer, isolation, confined, crimes, buddies, graphic violence, friends, car race, irony, redneck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence, torture, cannibal, cruelty, cannibalism, murder, sadism, slaughterhouse, confined, rage ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 415
The Black Room (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A room gets put up for rent following the mysterious murder of its previous tenant. When an apartment-hunting man sees the deal the brother and sister landlords are offering, he immediately puts down the first month's rent and starts spending ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, crimes, vengeance, hollywood, showbiz, siblings relations, estate, filmmaking, psychopath, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, forest, masked killer, serial murder, supernatural, zombie, summer camp, killing spree, sadism, lightning, massacre ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 99K
Vacancy (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young married couple becomes stranded at an isolated motel and find hidden video cameras in their room. They realize that unless they escape, they'll be the next victims of a snuff film.
Style: slasher, scary, macabre, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trapped, serial killer, survival horror, hidden camera, hotel, hostage, estranged couple, isolation, deception, murder, broken down car, voyeurism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.5
 1K
Dark Reel (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Murder, mystery and mayhem as B movie fan, Adam Waltz, wins Walk on Role in a film Featuring Scream Queen, Cassie Blue (Tiffany Shepis). Thinking his luck had changed for the better he steps into chaos with a killer loose and no one on the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, actor's life, chaos and mayhem, ghost, male female relationship, revenge, terminator, filmmaking, crimes, artists and showbiz, pirate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, forest, psychopath, serial murder, murder, morgue, summer camp, supernatural horror, killing spree, sadism, massacre, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 4K
Final Exam (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, serial killer, psychopath, murder, school, prank, chase, campus, graphic violence, teenage life, high school life, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.6
 99K
Child's Play (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, doll, supernatural, murder, psychopath, nobody believes, youth, curses spells and rituals, voodoo, evil, parents and children, evil doll ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.8
 243
Paint It Black (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A California metal sculptor (Rick Rossovich) becomes a suspect after someone kills his gallery-owner lover (Sally Kirkland).
Style: slasher, neo noir
Plot: death, serial murder, female nudity, sex, murder of a woman, killer, woman killed, art, murder suspect, serial killer, dead woman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%