Movies like Destroyer 1988

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Destroyer (1988)
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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...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, prison, female nudity, actress, filmmaking, evil man, prison riot, execution, presumed dead, film within a film, jackhammer, nudity (full frontal - brief)

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and realistic films with plots about serial killer, slasher, murder, deadly, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity and crimes mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Destroyer: Demons Never Die (2011), Rush Week (1989), Dead on Site (2008), Sledgehammer (1983), Blood Widow (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Demons Never Die (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a young girl takes her own life, Archie and the other Suicide Kids decide to follow her lead and form a pact. But as the group begin to die on by one, Archie realises that they have all become the target of a masked killer and that his ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, blood, sex scene, party
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95%
 4.8
 375
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: psychological thriller, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, college, mystery killer, songwriter, murder, splatter, axe murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), suicide, prostitute, red herring ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 4.0
 45
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 ...
Plot: slasher, blood splatter, violence, night, death, gore, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), stalker, house, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 4.5
 471
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.
Plot: slasher, hanged boy, serial killer, characters killed one by one, ghost, murder, woman's neck broken, bare breasts, nude woman murdered, matricide, murder of a nude woman, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 2.6
 104
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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, bleak, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, slasher, vampire, supernatural, cult, murder, brutality, secret organization, strong violent content, psychopath, supernatural power, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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.
Plot: death, psychopath, slasher, manhunt, mental patient, female nudity, murder of a nude woman, rage, kidnapping, stalking, drifter, insanity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 2.4
 241
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 ...
Plot: serial killer, mask, postman, slasher, nudity (full frontal - brief), lesbianism, death, lesbian kiss, female nudity, bare breasts, lesbian, psychopath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, halloween, masked killer, blood, good versus evil, attic, niece, ambulance, knife, evil ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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 ...
Plot: honeymoon, slasher, island, axe, past, serial killer, nude woman murdered, remote, maniac, vacation, newlywed, tourist ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.3
 555
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: scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, slasher, psychopath, artists and showbiz, investigation, serial killer, supernatural, crimes, zombie, danger, deadly, filmmaking ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Trouble with Barry (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Barry Montenegro, a ruthless, cynical, politically incorrect, and quite possibly sociopathic Hollywood actor becomes the prime suspect when a series of brutal murders rocks his latest production.
Plot: lingerie, beefcake, machete, lesbian, exploitation, slasher, anti hero, chainsaw, filmmaking, female nudity, film within a film, masked killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.7
 154
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, castration, prostitute, sex, fellatio, lesbian, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: atmospheric, psycho film, scary, suspense, rough ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, masked killer, psycho, halloween, violence, maniac, massacre, killing spree, psychopath, stabbing, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
I Spill Your Guts (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two friends Dennis and Joe join the military together. While on a routine mission, the two are quickly surrounded by enemy fire. When Joe stands up in the line of fire to run, Dennis pushes him out of the way and takes a bullet in the throat. Dennis ...
Plot: murder of a nude woman, stripper, slasher, woman undressing, death of sister, trenchcoat, disembowelment, strip club, shower, sexual favor, violent sex, blood splatter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.1
 722
Killing Spree (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man suspects his wife of adultery and goes on a killing spree, eliminating all he believes are sleeping with her, but his victims don't stay dead.
Plot: paranoia, zombie, serial killer, slasher, splatter, bikini, jealousy, revenge, killing spree
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Cheerleader Massacre (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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: dark humor, sexploitation film, surprise ending
Plot: cheerleader, serial killer, murder, lesbian love, friendship, slasher, stalker, cabin in the woods, jeans, breakdown, stoner, fake breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: psychological, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, pursuit, sociopath, danger, getting home, deadly, college graduate, slice of life, killer
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense, scary ...
Plot: slasher, halloween, serial killer, danger, stalking, strong sexual content, youth, deadly, crimes, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 5.5
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, stalking, deadly, crimes, gory, killer, gay, hollywood, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, violence, psychopath, cruelty, murder, torture, gory, cannibalism, cannibal, sadism, severed foot ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.7
 232K
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, psycho film, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, halloween, psychopath, serial killer, masked killer, violence, evil, violent, mask, psychiatrist, small town, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1963, 60s ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, deadly, youth, rivalry, survival, gory, death, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 4.2
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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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: slasher, escaped prisoner, isolation, deadly, serial killer, buddies, crimes, confined, danger, murder, graphic violence, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Tooth Fairy (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter (Nicole Muñoz) encounter a deadly legend at a bed-and-breakfast.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, haunted house, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, supernatural, crimes, gory, family relations, serial killer, deadly, imaginary, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, danger, gory, chaos and mayhem, actor's life, ghost, film within a film, male female relationship, revenge, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1950s, 2000s, 50s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.7
 3K
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: psycho film, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, high school, psychopath, prank, chase, college, murder, school, youth, graphic violence, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 94K
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: scary, psychological thriller, macabre, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, survival horror, trapped, danger, isolation, hostage, estranged couple, hidden camera, one night, deception, hostages ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 19K
Creep 2 (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After finding an ad online for “video work,” Sara, a video artist whose primary focus is creating intimacy with lonely men, thinks she may have found the subject of her dreams. She drives to a remote house in the forest and meets a man claiming ...
Style: scary, captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: found footage, serial killer, murder, obsession, female nudity, gory, survival, violence, brutality, danger, escapades, slasher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.9
 291
Zipperface (1992)
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lisa Ryder is a young policewoman recently promoted to detective when she has her first case in tracking down and identifying a serial killer in her small California town.
Style: erotic
Plot: serial killer, female detective, female stockinged legs, mayor, pantyhose, slasher, police detective, serial murder, erotica, foot massage, black pantyhose
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%