Movies like Friday the 13th

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Friday the 13th (2009)
 5.5
 98K
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, serious, rough, bloody, intense, surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, masked killer, death, in the woods, danger, serial murder, torture, serial killer, murder, human monster, camp counselor, gory, vengeance, violence spree, back from the dead, missing person, brutality, violence, camp, nudity (full frontal - brief), maniac, teenage life, lake, summer camp ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 2000s
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 scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about slasher, gory, blood, deadly, crimes, serial killer and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Friday the 13th: House of Wax (2005), Urban Legend (1998), Halloween (2007), My Soul to Take (2010), My Bloody Valentine (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 120K
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, maniac, serial killer, camp, drowning, teenager, danger, fear, gory, cult, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1958, 50s ...
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 115K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, suspense, gothic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, murder, ghost town, traffic jam, violence, group of friends, small town, torture, wax museum, deadly ...
Time: 50s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, year 1974 ...
Place: usa, louisiana, new york, florida, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, morgue, serial murder, summer camp, psychopath, camp, knife murder, gory, presumed dead, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 60K
Urban Legend (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: There's a campus killer on the loose who's making urban legends, like the one about eating pop rocks and soda at the same time will make your stomach explode and the one about a psycho with an axe stepping into the backseat of your car at ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, urban legend, college, murder, death, strangulation, serial murder, gory, deadly, hanging, axe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.1
 109K
Halloween (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, stylized ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, teenage life, massacre, sadism, manhunt, mask, masked killer, vengeance, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: psycho film, scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, deadly, murder, psychopath, supernatural, urban legend, haunted by the past, small town, danger, gory, nightmare comes true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 90s, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only survivor, Harry Warden, into a permanent coma. But Harry ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, miner, serial killer, characters killed one by one, mine, survival, psychopath, strong violent content, serial murder, small town, death, slasher killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
57%
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, mask, serial killer, supernatural, zombie, psychopath, summer camp, serial murder, cemetery, lightning, camp, knife murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A masked maniac terrorizes the same small community where a murderer known as the Phantom Killer struck decades earlier.
Style: suspenseful, brutal, suspense, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, masked killer, masked man, murder, small town, small town life, crimes, haunted by the past, strong sexual content, danger, social relations ...
Time: year 2013, year 1976, year 1946
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman learns that she has inherited a Texas estate from her deceased grandmother. After embarking on a road trip with friends to uncover her roots, she finds she is the sole owner of a lavish, isolated Victorian mansion. But her newfound ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, hitchhiker, serial killer, violence spree, psychopath, killing off one by one, danger, crimes, gore, death, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 70s, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hills Run Red (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of young horror fans go searching for a film that mysteriously vanished years ago but instead find that the demented killer from the movie is real, and he's thrilled to meet fans who will die gruesomely for his art.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slasher, masked killer, gory, serial killer, psychopath, obsessive quest, father daughter incest, violence spree, danger, obsession, wilderness, isolation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 26K
See No Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of delinquents are sent to clean the Blackwell Hotel. Little do they know reclusive psychopath Jacob Goodnight (Jacobs) has holed away in the rotting hotel. When one of the teens is captured, those who remain -- a group that includes the cop ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, sadistic horror, hotel, danger, slasher, murder, maniac, characters killed one by one, serial murder, axe, religious fanatic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ 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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, hitchhiker, murder, violence, disfigurement, torture, psychopath, chainsaw, maniac, mentally unstable, killing off one by one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas, latin america, usa, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, serial murder, stalking, crimes, mystery, psycho murderer, crazy, gore ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 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: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, amusement park, murder, serial killer, mental institution, deadly, crimes, youth, gory, homicidal maniac, maniac ...
Time: contemporary, year 1990, year 1989, year 2003
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, nudity (full frontal - brief), supernatural, gory, violence, bounty hunter, crazy, diner, hockey mask ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s, year 2003
Place: new jersey, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 287K
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: twists and turns, scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, masked killer, woman in danger, high school, who done it, murder, danger, teenage life, small town, psychopath, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Big Apple's in big trouble, as indestructible psycho-fiend Jason Vorhees hits the road to New York City. After a shocking return from beyond the grave, the diabolical Jason ships out abroad a teen-filled "love boat" bound for New ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mask, slasher, murder, high school, cruise, summer camp, boat, times square manhattan new york city, knife murder, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.4
 36K
Blood Paradise (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of young backpackers' vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian rural area that holds an ominous secret.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, slasher, gory, black market, survival, torture, strong violent content, chase, murder, transplant, violence, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, argentina, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, miner, valentine's day, danger, youth, brutality, revenge, violence, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1960, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 5K
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, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, murder, stalking, slasher, camp counselor, psychopath, danger, teenage life, wilderness, psycho, slasher killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: masked killer, serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, survival, vengeance, halloween, danger, stalking, woman in danger, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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 ⇓
30%
 5.9
 10K
Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, college, masked killer, psychopath, train, slasher, party, prank, stalking, revenge, uninvited guest, youth ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, masked killer, slasher, serial killer, murder, school, death, violence, psychopath, anniversary, stalking, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 9K
Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Puerto Rico, USA
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, psychopath, danger, stalking, woman in danger, chainsaw, slasher, sex maniac, killer, college ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, murder, psychopath, danger, violence spree, who done it, woman in danger, crimes, deadly, slasher, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 4.9
 25K
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: slasher, woman in danger, serial killer, psychopath, murder, mystery killer, danger, valentine's day, gory, revenge, school, violence against women ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%