Movies like New Nightmare

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New Nightmare (1994)
 6.5
 46K
New Nightmare (1994)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In this meta horror film, a demonic entity uses the fictional character of Freddy Krueger to enter the real world and torment "Elm Street" heroine Heather Langenkamp and her family.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, suspense, surprise ending, fairy tale, post modern, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, supernatural, slasher, alternate reality, serial killer, nightmare, dream, kidnapping, fire, disfigurement, sleepwalking, psychopath, gory, filmmaking, stalking, storytelling, painting, ghost, earthquake, dreams, celebrity, hollywood, insomnia, fame, alternate dimension ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey

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Most similar movies to New Nightmare

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about danger, deadly, blood, slasher, murder, violence and supernatural mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like New Nightmare: A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), My Soul to Take (2010), Shocker (1989), The Hills Have Eyes (1977), House on Haunted Hill (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with ...
Style: scary, surreal, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: disfigurement, slasher, supernatural, serial killer, group therapy, sleepwalking, dream, nightmare, trapped, hypnosis, murder, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surreal, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, teenage life, high school, gory, back from the dead, teenager, fear, dreams, burned alive ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Just when you thought it was safe to sleep, Freddy Krueger returns in this sixth installment of the Nightmare on Elm Street films, as psychologist Maggie Burroughs, tormented by recurring nightmares, meets a patient with the same horrific dreams. ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, youth, memory loss, amnesia, nightmare, dream, serial killer, killer, disfigurement, supernatural, good versus evil, human monster ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 1990s, 1940s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alice, having survived the previous installment of the Nightmare series, finds the deadly dreams of Freddy Krueger starting once again. This time, the taunting murderer is striking through the sleeping mind of Alice's unborn child. His ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, slasher, monster, serial killer, fetus, nightmare, dream, murder, birth, disfigurement, nun, pregnancy ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, sadistic, gothic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, high school, transformation, serial killer, disfigurement, fire, party, dream, nightmare, sleepwalking, possession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, slasher, high school, martial arts, serial killer, murder, resurrection, nightmare, dream, disfigurement, gory, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, psycho film, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, supernatural, haunted by the past, gory, small town, urban legend, danger, deadly, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 13K
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, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, gore, supernatural, rage, blackout, maniac, electricity, terror, evil, killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: suspenseful, scary, tense, harsh, serious ...
Plot: cannibalism, desert, blood, survival, rape, gory, kidnapping, incest, family in danger, stalking, danger, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, mine, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
House on Haunted Hill (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A remake of the 1959 film of the same name. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, mental institution, danger, murder, haunted by the past, survival, gory, mystery, vengeance, isolation ...
Time: 90s, 1930s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.6
 113K
Scream 3 (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A murdering spree begins to happen again, this time its targeted toward the original Woodsboro survivors and those associated with the movie inside a movie, 'Stab 3'. Sydney must face the demons of her past to stop the killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, clever, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, hollywood, murder, reporter, masked killer, mask, isolation, mystery killer, filmmaking, postmodernism, ex-cop ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.8
 18K
Wishmaster (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Djinn having been released from his ancient prison seeks to capture the soul of the woman who discovered him, thereby opening a portal and freeing his fellow Djinn to take over the earth.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, surreal, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, violence, genie, good versus evil, wish come true, supernatural, danger, death, blood, mythology, transformation, brutality ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, violence, supernatural, hockey mask, gory, knife murder, bounty hunter, zombie, camping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, year 2003
Place: ohio, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 3K
Bad Dreams (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Unity Field, a "free love" cult from the '70s, is mostly remembered for its notorious mass suicide led by Harris, its charismatic leader. While all members are supposed to burn in a fire together, young Cynthia is spared by chance. ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, gory, supernatural, afterlife, psychopath, danger, zombie, deadly, ghost, mind game, anti war, mental illness ...
Time: 80s, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.0
 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, serious, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, murder, stalking, valentine's day, slasher, psychopath, vengeance, gory, danger, woman in danger, blood ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 6K
Hideaway (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hatch Harrison, his wife, Lindsey, and their daughter, Regina, are enjoying a pleasant drive when a car crash leaves wife and daughter unharmed but kills Hatch. However, an ingenious doctor, Jonas Nyebern, manages to revive Hatch after two lifeless ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, supernatural ability, psychopath, afterlife, reincarnation, crimes, criminal's revenge, destiny, deal with the devil, back from the dead, suicide, satanism ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The People Under the Stairs (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, surreal, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cannibalism, mental illness, human monster, serial killer, murder, break in, disfigurement, guard dog, child abuse, manic, child protagonist, robbery gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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, revenge, mystery killer, psychopath, murder, valentine's day, danger, gory, violence against women, school, success ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, supernatural, serial killer, blood, violence, gore, old dark house, nail gun, hollywood, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Lady in White (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, small town, murder, halloween, maniac, investigation, supernatural, mystery, vengeance, serial killer, danger, bullying ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 145K
Evil Dead (2013)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Evil Dead, the fourth installment of the Evil Dead franchise, serving as both a reboot and as a loose continuation of the series, features Mia, a young woman struggling with sobriety, heads to a remote cabin with a group of friends where the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bloody, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: demons, supernatural, gory, survival, zombie, curses spells and rituals, friendship, blood, brutality, violence, group of friends, demonic possession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.1
 8K
The Mangler (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Africa, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When an accident involving a folding machine at an old laundry happens, detective John Hunton investigates. While he tries to solve the mystery, Bill Gartley, the owner, wants to find new victims for his machine.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, deadly creature, slasher, ghost, mysterious character, supernatural, serial killer, supernatural ability, race against time, rescue, uncover truth, apocalypse ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 100K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, gothic, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, protagonist as suspect, mind game, serial killer, mystery, psychiatrist, supernatural ability, crazy, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 5.0
 6K
Autopsy (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Emily Johnson, her boyfriend Bobby and their friends Clare and Jude are recent college grads driving cross-country, taking a last vacation together before they face the "real" world. An accident leaves them hurt and stranded on a lonely ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hospital, psychopath, gory, ghost, danger, group of friends, evil doctor, murder, torture, youth, fight, loss of friend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.3
 107K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 108 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, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, group of friends, wax museum, ghost town, slasher, traffic jam, small town, torture, brutality, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 50s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Ghost in the Machine (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Karl, a technician in a computer shop, is also the "Address Book Killer," who obtains the names of his victims from stolen address books. Terry and her son Josh come into the store to price software, and a salesman uses Terry's ...
Style: futuristic, suspenseful, scary, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, hospital, technology, virtual reality, ghost, computer, electrocution, single mother, magnet, psychopath, murder, single parent ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last House on the Left (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mari and Phyllis go to the "big city" to see their favorite band BloodLust. Along the way they meet up with newly escaped convict Krug and his gang.
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, youth, serial killer, crime, rape, kidnapping, revenge, life is a bitch, murder, gun, birthday, marijuana ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: new york, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 118K
Scream 4 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, ...
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, mask, hospital, sheriff, knife, book, rescue, masked killer, psychopath, woman in danger, mystery killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
 143K
Scream 2 (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two years after the terrifying events that occurred in Woodsboro, Sidney is now attending Windsor College in Cincinnati, and Gale Weathers' best selling book on Sidney's life has now been made into a major motion picture. When two college ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, college, mask, masked killer, psychopath, mystery killer, postmodernism, university, mystery, media satire, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Evil dream-demon Freddy Krueger devises a plan to manipulate the unstoppable Jason Vorhees into hacking up the teenagers of Elm Street in an effort to make people remember the name Freddy Krueger, thus freeing him from limbo.
Style: scary, brutal, suspense, bloody, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, serial killer, slasher, murder, danger, gory, small town, summer camp, brutality, blood, violence, two killers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: ohio, midwest, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%