Movies like The Forest 1982

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The Forest (1982)
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The Forest (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cannibal hermit living in the woods preys on campers and hikers for his food supply.
Style: slasher, sadistic, suspense, rough, psycho film, psychotronic, cult film, splatter
Plot: murder, forest, psychopath, cannibalism, violence, terror, sadism, stalking, adultery, ghost, cannibal, knife, camping, rage, campfire, survival, group of friends, knife murder, creep, family, maniac, killer, serial killer, child, psycho ...
Place: los angeles, california

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Most similar movies to The Forest

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, suspenseful, suspense and psychotronic films with plots about serial killer, murder, blood, psychopath, violence, maniac and homicidal maniac mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Forest: Madman (1981), Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970), Just Before Dawn (1981), He Knows You're Alone (1980), Fender Bender (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, murder, stalking, camp counselor, slasher killer, psychopath, teenage life, danger, wilderness, forest, back from the dead ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Sweeney Todd, a barber, and Maggie Lovett, a baker, join forces to commit a series of brutal, gory murders in London with a little help from Tobias Ragg, an employee of Maggie' bakery who abducts a number of customers from the barber shop and ...
Style: awful, psycho film, psychotronic, british horror, splatter ...
Plot: dismemberment, cannibal, gore, murder, hairdresser, bad guy, cannibalism, head cut off, villain, serial murder, kill, baker ...
Time: 70s, victorian era
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Just Before Dawn (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area. Ignoring the warnings, they set up camp, and start ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, mountain, murder, stalking, survival, maniac, isolation, youth, adventure, danger, deadly, legends and myths ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, slasher, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, chase, murder, law enforcement, stalking, crimes, woman in danger, police detective, deadly, danger, stalker ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Fender Bender (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a small New Mexico town, a 17-year-old high school girl who just got her driver’s license gets into her first Fender Bender, innocently exchanging her personal information with an apologetic stranger. Later that stormy night, she is joined in ...
Style: suspense, psychological, bleak, rough, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, killer, stalker, home invasion, stranger, mercilessness, psychopath, evil man, terror, brutality, teenage girl ...
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Blood Song (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychopath escapes from a mental institution and starts a murder spree, which ends in the pursuing of a young handicapped girl, who once got a blood transfusion from him.
Style: psycho film, cult film, slasher
Plot: murder, mental institution, blood transfusion, escaped mental patient, american horror, stabbing, psycho, mutilation, butcher, strangulation, axe murder, body count ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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 ⇓
91%
The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of friends and their girlfriends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, fugitives, stalking, group of friends, in the woods, serial killer, deadly, youth, gory, river, wilderness ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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The Hills Have Eyes (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the way to California, a family has the misfortune to have their car break down in an area closed to the public, and inhabited by violent savages ready to attack.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, cult film, harsh ...
Plot: cannibalism, blood, desert, kidnapping, incest, rape, survival, stalking, gory, family in danger, danger, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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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, psycho film, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, serial killer, murder, school, psychopath, prank, chase, campus, crimes, teachers and students, high school, student life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, mask, serial murder, supernatural, masked killer, zombie, summer camp, cemetery, forest, massacre, supernatural horror ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, stalking, summer camp, crimes, mystery, psycho murderer, crazy, psycho, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1980
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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 ⇓
89%
The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of young and wild motocross racers venture through the desert and are stranded at an old mining ranch. They soon realize that they are being watched by a group of savage cannibals unknown to the civilized world. The film is full of ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, psychopath, serial killer, bus, bus trip, survival, supernatural, escapades, family in danger, suburbs, isolation, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Never Hike Alone (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A hiker's survival skills is put to the test when he stumbles upon the remains of an old abandoned camp and discovers its long dark secrets.
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, slasher, suspense, rough ...
Plot: masked man, survival, psychopath, danger, homicidal maniac, running, serial killer, hiking, maniac, fight, brutality, violence ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, mad ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence, cruelty, cannibalism, torture, murder, cannibal, gory, severed foot, sadism, slasher killer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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 4K
Anguish (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's assistant with an unhealthy interest in human eyeballs goes on a killing spree to collect eyeballs for his overbearing mother's collection. Reality soon takes a bizarre turn, both for the characters and the audience.
Style: slasher, cult film, psycho film, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, murder, theater, hypnosis, psychopath, psycho killer, evil doctor, mentally unstable, law enforcement, mad scientist, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, los angeles, america, europe, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
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 ⇓
86%
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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, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, halloween, serial killer, violent, masked killer, evil, violence, mask, psychiatrist, small town, teenage life, serial murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1963, 60s ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Scum of the Earth (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Newlyweds Helen and Paul go to a backwoods cabin on vacation. When Paul goes back to the car for some cigarettes he's not given a chance to ponder the carcinogenic ramifications as an axe blade makes the point moot. Panic stricken, Helen runs ...
Style: sadistic, slasher, suspense, awful, psychotronic ...
Plot: exploitation, vacation, cabin, forest, white trash, murderer, sadistic killer, stabbing, sadism, stabbed to death, blood, terror ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four backpackers decide to take a hike in the mountains of Utah. But within the woods lurks a killer. But who...or what...is it? The lazy local sheriff blames bears. But the escalating body count seems to point to a human killer. Ignoring the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, serial killer, danger, murder, stalking, survival, on the run, wilderness, mental illness, isolation, group of friends ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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 61K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, trap, serial killer, home invasion, gory, torture, deathtrap, held captive, homicidal maniac, masked man, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, murder, psychopath, survival, vengeance, halloween, student life, woman in danger, danger, stalking, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 5.9
 198
Hell's Trap (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Seven young people go to a desolated forest looking for a bear, what they don't know is that a crazy Vietnam vet lives there and he is waiting for fresh blood.
Style: mysterious, psychotronic, suspense, sadistic, slasher
Plot: assassin, stabbed to death, sadistic psychopath, sadist, masked villain, mysterious villain, psycho, deeply disturbed person, human monster, slashing, violence, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.6
 6K
Dark Ride (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ten years after he brutally murdered two girls, a killer escapes from a mental institution and returns to his turf, the theme park attraction called Dark Ride. About to crash his path are a group of college kids on a road trip who stumble across the ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, amusement park, mental institution, murder, serial killer, deadly, crimes, youth, gory, homicidal maniac, maniac, violence ...
Time: contemporary, year 2003, year 1989, year 1990
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Hills Have Eyes 2 (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of National Guard trainees find themselves battling against a vicious group of mutants on their last day of training in the desert.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: raped by monster, mutant, slasher killer, desert, survival, cave, cannibal, rescue, supernatural, escape attempt, danger, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2007
Place: new mexico, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: slasher, rough, psychological, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, gory, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, buddies, tragic hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jason Voorhees, the living, breathing essence of evil, is back for one fierce, final fling! Tracked down and blown to bits by a special FBI task force, everyone now assumes that he's finally dead. But everybody assumes wrong. Jason has been ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, supernatural, gory, bounty hunter, forest, killing spree, hockey mask, massacre, sadism, diner ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 1990s, year 2003
Place: new jersey, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Cutthroat Alley (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A mad serial killer is spreading terror throughout the 'hood, slitting people's throats and causing mass hysteria. A group of friends decides it's up to them to take on the maniac, even though they're risking their lives.
Style: suspense, rough, enigmatic, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: mystery killer, knife murder, masked man, investigation, dark past, maniac, psychopath, violence, killing spree, beating, stalking, rage ...
Time: 2000s
Place: south central los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Homicidal maniac Jason returns from the grave to cause more bloody mayhem. Young Tommy may have escaped from Crystal Lake, but he’s still haunted by the gruesome events that happened there. When gory murders start happening at the secluded halfway ...
Style: slasher, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mask, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), mental institution, child in peril, forest, killing spree, massacre, sadism, knife murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%