Movies like Happy Birthday to Me

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Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
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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 due to a freak accident one year earlier. We soon learn the truth behind her accident and what is going on...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, psychological, twist ending, scary, surprise ending, cult film, ambiguous ending, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, serial killer, school, college, gory, vengeance, birthday, birthday party, teenage life, crimes, youth, stalking, danger, haunted by the past, who done it, master criminal, deadly, rivalry, woman in danger, mystery killer, mystery, splatter, violence ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo

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Most similar movies to Happy Birthday to Me

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and rough films with plots about slasher, murder, deadly, serial killer, gory, psychopath and crimes mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Happy Birthday to Me: Valentine (2001), My Bloody Valentine (1981), The House on Sorority Row (1982), Terror Train (1980), Pieces (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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, valentine's day, murder, psychopath, mystery killer, danger, gory, school, violence against women, success ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ 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 ⇓
100%
The House on Sorority Row (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a seemingly innocent prank goes horribly wrong, a group of sorority sisters are stalked and murdered one by one in their sorority house while throwing a party to celebrate their graduation.
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, prank, psychopath, slasher, attic, serial killer, sorority, stalking, deadly, mystery, youth, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, youth, danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, slasher, university, chainsaw, danger, psychopath, stalking, woman in danger, killer, college, sex maniac ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
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Ripper (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A massacre survivor (A.J. Cook) studies serial killers under a famous expert (Bruce Payne), but her classmates soon start dying at the hands of a Jack the Ripper copycat.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police detective, college, haunted by the past, police investigation, mind game, slasher, danger, youth, law enforcement, deadly, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The making of a horror movie takes on a terrifying reality for students at the most prestigious film school in the country in 'Urban Legends: Final Cut', the suspenseful follow up to the smash hit 'Urban Legend'. At Alpine ...
Style: scary, surprise ending, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: slasher, urban legend, serial killer, masked killer, college, murder, teenage life, who done it, gory, psychopath, rivalry, college life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 murder, serial killer, murder, psychopath, stalking, crimes, mystery, psycho murderer, crazy, gore ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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, scary, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, violence, stalking, college life, school, crimes, supernatural, slasher, who done it, frame up ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Initiation (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kelly, a young woman, has been plagued by nightmares of a burning man her entire life. Upon entering college, she pledges a sorority that forces them to perform an initiation night prank. With several of her friends, she breaks into a store and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, sexy, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, ritual, psychopath, prank, psycho killer, serial killer, sorority, fraternity, violence, danger, haunted by the past, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Splatter University (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A sociology instructor finds her new teaching duties at a private college interrupted by the presence of a killer.
Style: scary, enigmatic, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, university, college, mental institution, school, slasher, violence, mystery, crimes, deadly, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, serious, suspenseful, scary, 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, 2010s, 1990s, 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, rough, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, summer camp, murder, violence spree, danger, crimes, deadly, who done it, woman in danger, slasher, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Curtains (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, stalking, slasher, violence, mental institution, psychopath, serial killer, maniac, crimes, deadly, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nanny, private detective, murder, psychopath, stalking, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, slasher, police investigation, obsession, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Carrying on the Prom Night tradition, this film begins back at Hamilton High School on Prom Night in 1957. As a young couple are enjoying a romantic moment together in the back seat of a car, they are interrupted by Father Jonas, a priest who ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, high school, stalking, crimes, youth, psychopath, captivity, teenage life, danger, casual sex, monk ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, mask, slasher, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), mental institution, teenager, child in peril, psychopath, killing spree, knife murder, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Prom Night II (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Hamilton High's Prom Queen of 1957, Mary Lou Maloney is killed by her jilted boyfriend, she comes back for revenge 30 years later. Bill Nordham is now the principle of Hamilton High and his son is about to attend the prom with Vicki ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, prom, ghost, cemetery, slasher, prank, infidelity, school principal, supernatural, teenager, dressing room ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s, year 1987, year 1957
Place: xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, violence spree ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
April Fool's Day (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of eight college friends gather together at an island mansion belonging to heiress Muffy St. John to celebrate their final year of school. They soon discover that each has a hidden secret from their past which is revealed, and soon after, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, island, holiday horror, hanging, serial killer, gory, deadly, mind game, crimes, teenage life, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Clown at Midnight (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Seven teenagers are stalked by a murderous clown while refurbishing an old opera house.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, evil clown, teenager, opera house, psychopath, danger, youth, stalking, nightmare, characters killed one by one, mystery killer, slasher ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Pool (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: School's out, exams are over, and it's time for real life to begin. But before 12 friends from the International High School in Prague disappear to the four corners of the earth, they intend to throw the best party of their lives. The idea ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, high school, youth, swimming pool, murder, student life, serial killer, mysterious character, survival, party, danger, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Do You Wanna Know a Secret? (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a night out on the town turns into a nightmare, six young college students must fight for their lives as a killer hunts them down.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, spring break, vengeance, woman in danger, deadly, gory, crimes, youth, danger, stalking, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Toolbox Murders (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.
Style: rough, disturbing, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, slasher, supernatural, serial killer, old dark house, violence, psychopath, haunted by the past, mystery, danger, deadly, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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, year 1958, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 8K
Intruder (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, murder, supermarket, danger, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, stalking, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 16K
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: serious, realistic, tense, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, high school, prom, slasher, chase, murder, psychopath, stalking, teenager, vengeance, gory, red herring ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Graduation Day (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a high school track runner, named Laura, suddenly dies from a heart attack after finishing a 30-second 200-meter race, a killer wearing a sweat suit and a fencing mask begins killing off her friends on the school track team one by one. The ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, high school, stalking, crimes, youth, rivalry, athlete's life, mentally unstable, deadly, gory ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.1
 2K
X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, slasher, psychopath, woman in danger, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, gory, stabbing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful Mandy Lane isn't a party girl but, when classmate Chloe invites the Texas high school student to a bash in the countryside, she reluctantly accepts. After hitching a ride with a vaguely scary older man, the teens arrive at their ...
Style: sexy, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage life, serial killer, youth, murder, high school, psychopath, mystery killer, virginity, crimes, danger, beauty, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%