Movies like Night School 1981

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Night School (1981)
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Night School (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston police detective investigates a series of gruesome decapitations of various college coeds commited by a helmeted, black-leather clad serial killer which leads him to suspect a well known anthropology professor as well as his female live-in assistant.
Style: slasher, psychological, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, twists and turns, surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, college, serial killer, psychopath, murder, suspicion, pregnancy, riddles and clues, mysterious character, investigation, mystery, love affair, danger, woman in danger, violence, womanizer, diner, student, death, fear, surprise, machete, school, crimes, ocean ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: boston, texas

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Most similar movies to Night School

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, scary, serious and suspenseful films with plots about serial killer, murder, psychopath, crimes, deadly, danger and violence mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Night School: The Slayer (1982), The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982), Blood of the Undead (1976), Happy Birthday to Me (1981), The Initiation (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Slayer (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Siblings, Eric & his surreal artist sister Kay, her doctor husband David, her sister-in-law Brooke along with pilot Marsh become stranded on a rugged isle face off against a supernatural beast drawn to Kay who dreams of its killings.
Style: slasher, serious, surreal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: island, murder, beach, danger, supernatural, psychopath, graphic violence, death, fear, artist, nightmare, evil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, stalking, college life, school, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, who done it ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Blood of the Undead (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A recently-married woman who has been labeled as mentally unstable, begins to suspect that someone close to her is the culprit in a sudden string of murders.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological thriller ...
Plot: psychopath, maniac, stalking, obsession, wedding, woman in danger, mystery, losing-it hero, danger, murder, pursuit, chase ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, europe, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 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: slasher, splatter, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, college, school, gory, vengeance, birthday party, birthday, master criminal, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, sexy, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ritual, murder, psychopath, prank, sorority, fraternity, psycho killer, serial killer, haunted by the past, danger, supernatural, college ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.4
 9K
Smiley (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After learning of an urban legend in which a demented serial killer named SMILEY can be summoned through the Internet, mentally fragile Ashley must decide whether she is losing her mind or becoming Smiley's next victim.
Style: psychological, slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, urban legend, mysterious character, psychopath, masked killer, deadly, danger, murder, college, prank, stalker, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, stalking, summer camp, crimes, mystery, psycho murderer, crazy, psycho, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1980
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.7
 4K
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: slasher, serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, stalking, psychopath, mental institution, serial killer, maniac, crimes, deadly, danger, supernatural, down on your luck, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: prank, psychopath, murder, attic, serial killer, sorority, woman in danger, student life, siblings relations, who done it, school, family in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.9
 27K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, mystery killer, valentine's day, murder, psychopath, danger, gory, school, violence against women, success, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.6
 62K
Urban Legend (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, urban legend, college, serial murder, murder, death, strangulation, gory, deadly, gas station, hanging, axe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.4
 125K
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: maniac, serial killer, murder, camp, drowning, psychopath, cult, danger, fear, gory, revenge, serial murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, 50s, year 1958 ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 10K
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: slasher, disturbing, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, university, chainsaw, psychopath, danger, stalking, woman in danger, sex maniac, perversity, killer, college ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.4
 14K
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: slasher, twists and turns, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, serial killer, split personality, voyeurism, hotel, woman in danger, gore, nun, corpse, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: slasher, scary, surprise ending, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, murder, college, who done it, teenage life, masked killer, psychopath, gory, college life, rivalry, movie business ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, voyeurism, psychopath, mind game, mystery killer, attempted murder, police detective, female killer, danger, maniac ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: slasher, scary, enigmatic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, university, college, mental institution, school, mystery, deadly, youth, crimes, friendship, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.4
 3K
Salvage (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Claire Parker is going to die. At the hands of a sadistic and depraved killer, she will endure a terrifying, unimaginable brutal death--and it will all happen again. After being beaten, dragged, sliced, and stabbed, Claire awakens at work--where it ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, slasher ...
Plot: time loop, death, danger, psychopath, serial killer, murder, woman in danger, vengeance, destiny, crimes, rescue, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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The Toolbox Murders (1978)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No one is safe when a killer, wielding the deadly contents of his toolbox, methodically stalks his prey.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: murder, bra and panties, serial killer, psychopath, kidnapping, woman in danger, tools, knife murder, black gloves, crimes, crime, police investigation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.1
 10K
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: slasher, rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, soldier, small town, vengeance, homecoming, youth, world war two, love affair, college, masked villain, prom ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1980, year 1945 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Drive In Massacre (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two police detectives try to catch a serial killer who is stalking a rural California drive-in theater, randomly killing people with a sword.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, police detective, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, stalking, danger, gory, police investigation, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Norman Bates is again released from the mental hospital he was placed in at the end of Psycho III after serving another few years and is apparently rehabiliated for the second time. Norman is now married to a young nurse named Connie and is ...
Style: serious, realistic, slasher, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, oedipus complex, split personality, radio show, radio dj, voyeurism, motel, cross dressing, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 80s, 40s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.6
 35K
Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, psychopath, danger, serial killer, mental illness, mind game, manic, mysterious character, crimes, intrigue, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, lebanon, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 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: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, supermarket, gory, woman in danger, who done it, danger, stalking, crimes, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, summer camp, murder, violence spree, danger, deadly, crimes, who done it, woman in danger, supernatural, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A Blade in the Dark (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A killer stalks a composer staying at a posh Tuscany villa while writing the score to a horror film which has an incriminating clue to the killer's identity.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, stalking, on the run, serial killer, danger, transvestism, psychopath, killer, secret, stalker, knife murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, spring break, vengeance, woman in danger, gory, youth, stalking, deadly, crimes, danger, murder, mystery killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of sex murders shock a college campus, and four beautiful young girlfriends head for the safety of an isolated country villa. But as they succumb to their own erotic desires, their weekend of pleasure becomes a vacation to dismember at the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, masked killer, murder, perversion, stalking, college, countryside, investigation, mystery killer, deadly, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: rome italy, italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: slasher, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mask, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), mental institution, child in peril, forest, killing spree, massacre, sadism, knife murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, slasher, scary, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, nanny, private detective, murder, psychopath, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, police investigation, obsession, mind game, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%