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A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989)
Original name: A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child
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 intention is to be "born again" into the real world. The only one who can stop Freddy is his dead mother, but can Alice free her spirit in time to save her own son?
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, sadistic, sequel to cult film, satanic, demonic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, slasher, serial killer, murder, pregnancy, monster, psychopath, good versus evil, danger, nun, nightmare, disfigurement, dream, birth, fetus, psycho terror, vengeance, gory, teenage life, crimes, ghost, youth, clergy, supernatural ability, mute or deaf ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, ohio, midwest

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Most similar movies to A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about slasher, deadly, danger, blood, murder, vengeance and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Fantasy genres. Some movies like A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child: Freddy vs. Jason (2003), New Nightmare (1994), Wishmaster (1997), Pumpkinhead (1988), Shocker (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, death, nightmare comes true, danger, serial killer, back from the dead, youth, supernatural, murder, nightmare, torture, burned alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, fear, nightmare, disfigurement, teenage life, nightmare comes true, back from the dead, high school, serial killer, burned alive, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: disfigurement, slasher, serial killer, murder, supernatural, back from the dead, ghost, dream, group therapy, sleepwalking, nightmare, trapped ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, gothic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: youth, memory loss, slasher, serial killer, supernatural, rescue, good versus evil, ghost, psychopath, burned alive, amnesia, disfigurement ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, 1960s, 1990s, 1950s ...
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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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, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, slasher, serial killer, murder, high school, martial arts, psychopath, nightmare, dream, resurrection, disfigurement, asthma ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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, demonic, satanic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, burned alive, possession, diary, school bus, party, disfigurement, sleepwalking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, supernatural, violence, zombie, bounty hunter, hockey mask, knife murder, gory, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2003, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new jersey, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: scary, brutal, suspense, bloody, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, serial killer, murder, danger, small town, summer camp, gory, slasher, brutality, blood, violence, two killers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new jersey, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 47K
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, rough, serious, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hospital, supernatural, slasher, filmmaking, stalking, serial killer, painting, alternate reality, fire, kidnapping, nightmare, sleepwalking ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: genie, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, violence, good versus evil, wish come true, danger, death, blood, mythology, transformation, brutality ...
Place: california, usa, los angeles, persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.2
 18K
Pumpkinhead (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, vengeance, supernatural, pumpkin, evil, demon, slasher, danger, deadly, death in the family, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.5
 14K
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, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: slasher, murder, supernatural, maniac, terror, electric chair, evil, psychopath, reincarnation, police investigation, vengeance, violence ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 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: suspenseful, scary, psychological, tense, suspense ...
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, supernatural ability, psychopath, psychic, satanism, criminal's revenge, crimes, destiny, reincarnation, back from the dead, deal with the devil ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1995
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, zombie, psychopath, summer camp, mask, cemetery, camp, knife murder, gory, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, summer camp, axe, psychopath, lake, camp, gory, vengeance, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.6
 18K
Nightbreed (1990)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.
Style: gothic, scary, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: dark fantasy, serial killer, supernatural, monster, murder, escape, heroic mission, obsessive quest, social misfits, afterlife, insanity, psychiatrist ...
Time: 1990s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, summer camp, psychopath, morgue, camp, knife murder, gory, vengeance, violence spree, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, murder, supernatural, summer camp, zombie, psychiatrist, telekinesis, lake, teenager, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, halloween, psychopath, serial killer, small town, death, niece, evil, supernatural, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Curse of the Puppet Master (1998)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Robert "Tank" begins to work for Dr. Magrew sculpting a puppet for the Doctor to bring to life using the work of Andre Toulon. Robert begins to fall in love with the Doctors daughter, Jane. Unbeknownst to Robert the Doctor is trying to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: puppet, vengeance, serial killer, mind game, supernatural ability, danger, gory, crimes, evil doll, murder, nightmare, brutality ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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, scary, rough, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, mad scientist, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, danger, haunted by the past, slasher, insanity, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 5K
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: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, slasher, woman in danger, crimes, violence spree, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.1
 103K
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, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, halloween, psychopath, serial killer, teenage life, extreme violence, massacre, sadism, manhunt, mask, vengeance, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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 6.3
 23K
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: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, summer camp, slasher, psychopath, serial killer, shyness, youth, danger, teenage life, violence, rivalry, brutality ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 14K
The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: summer camp, slasher, camp, murder, serial killer, revenge, prank, teenager, violence, stalking, hospital, burned alive ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york state, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes (2006)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK, USA, Romania, Switzerland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: He threw their loved ones into a swamp. Now they want revenge... But when a demon does their dirty work, it comes at a price.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vengeance, murder, monster, deadly creature, crimes, small town, slasher, mortician, curses spells and rituals, master villain, police, demon ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, mental institution, mask, teenager, knife murder, gory, crimes, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 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: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, stalking, psychopath, fugitives, wilderness, in the woods, youth, deadly, gory, camp ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, deadly, supernatural, psychopath, murder, haunted by the past, urban legend, danger, small town, gory, nightmare comes true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.6
 9K
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, rough, suspense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: voodoo, slasher, youth, swamp, danger, teenage life, supernatural, serial killer, survival, snake bite, race against time, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%