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A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
 5.7
 51K
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 soon realizes that Freddy is taking advantage of that unknown power to pull a new group of children into his foul domain.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, awful, cult film, surprise ending, sadistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: supernatural, asthma, murder, psychopath, serial killer, high school, martial arts, sleeping, burned alive, dream, resurrection, nightmare, disfigurement, diner, sadism, nightmare comes true, urban fantasy, inhaler, child killer, gory, teenage life, crimes, youth, supernatural ability, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: ohio, usa, midwest

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Most similar movies to A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, slasher and serious films with plots about serial killer, murder, deadly, gory, blood, death and gore mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master: House of 1000 Corpses (2003), Freddy vs. Jason (2003), Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003), The House by the Cemetery (1981), The Slumber Party Massacre (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, psychopath, memory loss, serial killer, murder, burned alive, ghost, rescue, good versus evil, amnesia, nightmare, dream ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 70s, 60s, 1950s ...
Place: ohio, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: nightmare comes true, sleeping, death, danger, serial killer, youth, serial murder, supernatural, murder, nightmare, torture, burned alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, cult film ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, burned alive, nightmare comes true, diary, urban fantasy, supernatural horror, sleepwalking, nightmare, dream ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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: slasher, scary, rough, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, fear, nightmare comes true, disfigurement, teenage life, back from the dead, teenager, murder, high school, sleeping, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: slasher, scary, surreal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: mental institution, murder, supernatural, nightmare comes true, disfigurement, serial murder, serial killer, back from the dead, ghost, trapped, urban fantasy, group therapy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.
Style: scary, slasher, rough, cult film, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, hitchhiker, urban legend, violent, cannibalism, murder, teenage life, youth, serial killer, psychopath, satanic ritual, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, year 1977
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, supernatural, psychopath, psycho terror, serial killer, pregnancy, monster, ghost, danger, good versus evil, nightmare comes true, dream ...
Time: 80s, 1940s
Place: ohio, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
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: brutal, scary, slasher, bloody, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, masked man, blood, serial killer, gory, murder, summer camp, danger, small town, teenager, homicidal maniac, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 1973, year 1957 ...
Place: new jersey, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jeepers Creepers 2 (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After 23 horrifying days of gorging on human flesh, an ancient creature known as the Creeper embarks on a final voracious feeding frenzy, terrorizing a group of varsity basketball players, cheerleaders and coaches stranded on a remote highway when ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: scarecrow, beast, monster, supernatural, serial killer, survival, high school, countryside, farm, sport team, immortality, cannibalism ...
Time: contemporary, near future
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, supernatural, mad scientist, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, danger, ghost, insanity, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An 18-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and decides to have a slumber party. Meanwhile, a mass murderer with a propensity for power tools has escaped from prison, and eventually makes his way to the party where the guests ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, psychopath, neighbor, slumber party, gory, killing spree, deadly, crimes, youth, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice california, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 15K
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: slasher, sadistic, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, supernatural, maniac, electric chair, evil, psychopath, reincarnation, police investigation, vengeance, gory, danger, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.3
 28K
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: slasher, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, summer camp, rivalry, serial killer, teenage life, danger, youth, mental illness, deadly, violence, shyness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 53K
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: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, psychopath, supernatural, sleeping, woman in danger, filmmaking, painting, serial killer, stalking, alternate reality, murder, fire ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: ohio, california, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 111K
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: psychopath, halloween, masked killer, serial killer, teenage life, massacre, sadism, manhunt, mask, vengeance, danger, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.5
 1K
Fear No Evil (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: High school student turns out to be personification of Lucifer. Two archangels in human form (as women) take him on.
Style: atmospheric, serious, scary, disturbing, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, reincarnation, supernatural, high school, satan, revenge, rivalry, supernatural ability, social misfits, afterlife, religions or cults, society ...
Time: 80s, 1960s, 60s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 77K
Halloween II (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: slasher, psycho film, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, mask, serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, graphic violence, stalking, small town, obsession, sheriff, knife murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.8
 49K
Halloween II (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Micheal's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, bleak, sadistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: halloween, hospital, serial murder, murder, insanity, psychopath, chase, murderer, rage, mental institution, gory, urban legend ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Movie in collections
 5.1
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Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, good versus evil, supernatural ability, danger ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, morgue, summer camp, massacre, sadism, supernatural horror, killing spree, camp, knife murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.
Style: slasher, banned film, scary, cult film, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, chainsaw, psychopath, gas station, danger, cannibalism, murder, gory, loss of friend, massacre, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mask, serial murder, supernatural, masked killer, zombie, teenager, summer camp, sadism, supernatural horror, killing spree ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 10K
Venom (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, slasher, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: swamp, voodoo, back from the dead, danger, survival, youth, serial killer, teenage life, monster, zombie, snake, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, psycho film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, deadly, murder, psychopath, supernatural, urban legend, haunted by the past, small town, danger, nightmare comes true, gory, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s, 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 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: slasher, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, fugitives, stalking, group of friends, in the woods, serial killer, deadly, youth, gory, river, wilderness ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, supernatural, teenager, summer camp, psychiatrist, killing spree, sadism, massacre, supernatural horror, forest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, scary, rough, stylized ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, greed, ghost, rivalry, investigation, hallucination, photographer, nightmare, cat, gory ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: new york, pittsburgh, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 69K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Italy, Romania
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, bound and gagged, sadism, evil man, massacre, insanity, homicidal maniac, sadistic horror, kidnapping, survival, psychopath, french ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, southern france, south of france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.9
 13K
The Funhouse (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rebellious teen Amy defies her parents by going to a trashy carnival that has pulled into town. In tow are her boyfriend, Buzz, and their friends Liz and Richie. Thinking it would be fun to spend the night in the campy "Funhouse" horror ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, carnival, halloween, on the run, stalking, danger, youth, deadly, crimes, teenage life, brutality, mental illness ...
Time: 80s, 15th century, year 1975, 5th century, 70s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.3
 2K
976-Evil II (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After being bestowed with demonic powers following a phone call to Hell, a psychotic teacher begins a rampage of death and destruction in a small town, forcing a teen and her boyfriend to fight him off so that they can get away.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, chase, zombie, murder, obsession, high school, telephone call, curses spells and rituals, afterlife, mentally unstable, crimes, danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%