Movies like The Forest 1982

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The Forest (1982)
 3.8
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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: sadistic, psycho film, suspense, rough
Plot: cannibalism, murder, slasher, psychopath, violence, sadism, terror, stalking, adultery, forest, ghost, cannibal, camping, knife, children, campfire, survival, group of friends, knife murder, creep, family, maniac, killer, serial killer, psycho ...
Place: california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about serial killer, slasher, blood, psychopath, murder, homicidal maniac and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Forest: Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970), Madman (1981), Just Before Dawn (1981), He Knows You're Alone (1980), Final Exam (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: psycho film, british horror, sadistic
Plot: gore, violence, murder, cannibal, dismemberment, blood, body count, characters killed one by one, blood spatter, butcher knife, terror, victim ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.3
 4K
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: suspenseful, bleak, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, slasher, murder, stalking, psycho, camp counselor, forest, psychopath, supernatural, danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, maniac, murder, slasher, violence, stalking, survival, youth, isolation, danger, adventure, legends and myths ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, chase, psychopath, murder, slasher, stalker, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, danger, police detective, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Movie in collections
 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, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, high school, chase, school, prank, college, murder, psychopath, knife murder, high school life, vampire ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Anthropophagus (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, rough, psycho film ...
Plot: cannibal, slasher, island, serial killer, stranded, psychopath, survival, confined, gory, isolation, danger, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, greece, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, harsh, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, blood, desert, incest, kidnapping, rape, survival, stalking, gory, family in danger, danger, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, mine, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, slasher, psychopath, bus, serial killer, survival, youth, family in danger, stalking, danger, isolation, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 7.8
 209K
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, suspense, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, slasher, psychopath, violence, masked killer, psychiatrist, evil, small town, teenage life, murder, violent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1963, 1960s ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 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: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, stalking, psychopath, fugitives, wilderness, in the woods, youth, deadly, gory, camp ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, slasher, serial killer, murder, amusement park, youth, crimes, deadly, mental institution, gory, maniac, violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, zombie, psychopath, summer camp, mask, cemetery, camp, knife murder, gory, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, summer camp, axe, psychopath, lake, camp, gory, vengeance, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, murder, torture, violence, cannibalism, cruelty, gore, blood, gory, chainsaw ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, vengeance, psychopath, serial killer, danger, murder, stalking, survival, mental illness, isolation, wilderness, on the run ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 14K
Shocker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Style: sadistic, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: slasher, murder, supernatural, maniac, terror, electric chair, evil, psychopath, reincarnation, police investigation, vengeance, violence ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.7
 3K
Anguish (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 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: psycho film, scary, suspenseful, offbeat, disturbing ...
Plot: obsession, murder, slasher, theater, psychopath, serial killer, mad scientist, mental illness, mind game, mentally unstable, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, europe, spain, southern california, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, murder, supernatural, summer camp, zombie, psychiatrist, telekinesis, lake, teenager, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 54K
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: scary, brutal, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, home invasion, trap, violence, danger, extreme violence, masked man, held captive, gory, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crazed killer stalks college students who gave up their vacation to clean a deserted dormitory.
Style: serious, rough, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, violence, slasher, stalking, crimes, supernatural, school, college life, isolation, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: psycho film, sadistic, suspense
Plot: exploitation, cabin, vacation, violence, hillbilly, killer, stabbing, insanity, serial killer, axe murder, serial murder, sadistic killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, masked killer, survival, vengeance, halloween, woman in danger, student life, danger, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.7
 3K
Nightmare (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, bleak, scary ...
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, stalking, psychopath, violence, gore, nightmare, knife murder, youth, danger, family in danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: florida, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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: psychotronic, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: hiking, masked man, survival, psychopath, brutality, violence, murder, danger, fight, hiding, corpse, camera ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Mutilator (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach house, murder, psychopath, teenager, stalking, slasher, serial killer, violence, vengeance, mentally unstable, youth, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Eyes of a Stranger (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A TV newswoman (Lauren Tewes) catches a pervert (John DiSanti) watching her sister (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who cannot see, hear or speak.
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, pervert, stalking, psychopath, rapist, sister, knife murder, creep, law enforcement, journalism, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.8
 164
Hell's Trap (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 77 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, suspense, sadistic
Plot: assassin, human monster, vietnam war veteran, bad guy, evil, evil man, claw, terror, victim, psycho, sadist, villain ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, halloween, psychopath, serial killer, small town, death, niece, evil, supernatural, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, christmas horror, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, christmas, psychopath, obsession, slasher, santa claus, danger, survival, characters killed one by one, childhood trauma ...
Time: 80s, year 1971, year 1974, year 1984
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, summer camp, psychopath, morgue, camp, knife murder, gory, vengeance, violence spree, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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