Movies like Friday the 13th

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Friday the 13th (1980)
 6.5
 104K
Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, sadistic, twists and turns, serious, realistic, surprise ending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, camp, maniac, serial killer, revenge, danger, teenager, fear, axe, lake, gory, cult, teenage life, drowning, strong sexual content, brutality, mysterious man, characters killed one by one, psychopath, summer vacation, summer, desire, cabin, mystery killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Friday the 13th

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about blood, death, slasher, murder, psychopath, violence and serial killer mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Friday the 13th: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003), A Bay of Blood (1971), My Bloody Valentine (1981), I Spit on Your Grave (1978), Pieces (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bloody ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, danger, serial killer, murder, in the woods, back from the dead, death, human monster, camp counselor, gory, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, macabre, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, torture, disfigurement, hitchhiker, violence, psychopath, chainsaw, massacre, killing off one by one, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, mexico, campus, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, summer camp, murder, gore, psychopath, stalking, camp, serial killer, mystery killer, knife murder, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, murder, slasher, blood, good versus evil, attic, ambulance, evil, niece, masked killer, knife ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, mental institution, psychopath, teenager, knife murder, gory, who done it, violence spree, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, rough, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, summer camp, morgue, camp, knife murder, gory, vengeance, violence spree, grownups ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, violence, obsession, gory, danger, deadly, teenage life, revenge, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ 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, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, summer camp, psychopath, axe, lake, camp, gory, vengeance, teenage life, in the woods ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remaining crewmembers and warned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, masked killer, killing spree, valentine's day, danger, youth, brutality, violence, small town, characters killed one by one, insanity ...
Time: 80s, year 1960, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.
Style: banned film, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape and revenge, sexual abuse, rape, vengeance, revenge, murder, psychopath, cruelty, brutality, danger, serial killer, sadism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: germany, england, europe, new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 7K
Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: disturbing, rough, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, university, mystery killer, slasher, psychopath, danger, perversity, killer, stalking, chainsaw, college ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, zombie, psychopath, summer camp, cemetery, mask, camp, knife murder, gory, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, slasher, serial killer, murder, supernatural, summer camp, zombie, psychiatrist, telekinesis, lake, teenager, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, psychopath, stalking, murder, camp counselor, psycho, forest, supernatural, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.8
 203K
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, violence, psychopath, psychiatrist, masked killer, evil, small town, teenage life, mental patient, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s, year 1978 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 8K
The Prowler (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, soldier, small town, maniac, psychopathic killer, pitchfork, slasher killer, knife murder, deadly, gory ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1944, year 1945 ...
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.5
 13K
The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, slasher, summer camp, camp, prostitute, serial killer, stalking, axe, hospital, psychopath, prank, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 22K
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, murder, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, shyness, violence, water skiing, rivalry, teenage life, danger, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 7.1
 12K
Opera (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, killer, knife murder, obsession, gory, supernatural, vengeance, cult, manic ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 13K
Prom Night (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This slasher movie follows a relentless killer who is out to avenge the death of a young girl who died after being bullied and teased by four of her classmates. Now high-school students, the guilt-ridden kids have kept their involvement a secret, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, high school, serial killer, prom, chase, murder, revenge, stalking, psychopath, disco, red herring, teenager ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 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: scary, psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, school, college, gory, mystery killer, vengeance, mystery, master criminal, deadly ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: virginia, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Black Christmas (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.
Style: psycho film, christmas horror, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, christmas, serial killer, murder, suicide attempt, incest, attic, psychopath, abortion, pianist, prank telephone call, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: psychological, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, stalking, slasher, teenager, beach, swimming pool, beach house, maniac, death, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 23K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, mystery killer, revenge, danger, valentine's day, gory, woman in danger, school, violence against women ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 52K
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, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, home invasion, psychopath, trap, danger, extreme violence, thief, maniac, torture, violence, masked man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, rough, scary, psycho film, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, stalking, slasher, psychopath, wilderness, in the woods, youth, deadly, gory, fugitives, camp ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.2
 258K
Scream (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, high school, small town, woman in danger, masked killer, danger, psychopath, teenager, who done it, news reporter, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, psychopath, slasher, obsession, santa claus, christmas, danger, survival, characters killed one by one, childhood trauma ...
Time: 80s, year 1971, year 1984, year 1974
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 11K
Psycho III (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Norman Bates is still running his little motel, and he has kept the dressed skeleton he calls mother. One of his guests is a young girl who has left the convent where she lived. To get some help he employs a young man. One day a nosey journalist ...
Style: scary, realistic, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, hotel, voyeurism, split personality, corpse, gore, blood, nun ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, a couple of days before his foreseen return to the United States of America. He decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and help the police in ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, voyeurism, psychopath, investigation, cult, attempted murder, danger, mind game, transsexual, police detective, female killer, stalking ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%