Movies like Playroom

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Playroom (1990)
 4.9
 242
Playroom (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An archaeologist is haunted by a nightmare in which his family is murdered.
Style: surprise ending, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: demon, mental institution, mummy, torture, monastery, insanity, imaginary friend, murder, death of family, flashback, severed head
Place: yugoslavia

Most similar movies to Playroom

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and surprise ending films with plots about murder, insanity, serial killer, blood, slasher, deadly and psychopath mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Playroom: The Collection (2012), School of Horror (2007), Buried Alive (1989), The Demon Murder Case (1983), Madhouse (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Collection (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, trap, slasher, kidnapping, gory, track down, party, escape, mercenary, gore, crimes, hotel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
School of Horror (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aspiring filmmaker Rocky Horror (Robert Baldassari) devises a dangerous plan to create a surefire terror hit when he lures several film school classmates to a haunted tavern, hoping to capture footage of them being attacked by a legendary monster. ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, filmmaker, tavern, cannibal, blood, gore
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.3
 589
Buried Alive (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman goes to teach at the Ravenscroft Institute, a spooky old girls' school overrun by ants and staffed by various ex-mental patients. Spurred on by a series of horrific hallucinations, she begins to investigate the mysterious ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, danger, mental illness, juvenile delinquency, gory, school, serial killer, teenage life, youth, insanity, deadly, estate ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Demon Murder Case (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy is taken over by demons who force him to commit murder.
Plot: supernatural power, demonic possession, catholic, flashback, murder, killer child, levitation, exorcism, demon, clairvoyant, courtroom, priest ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 6K
Madhouse (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young psychiatric intern unearths secrets about the mental health facility in which he works.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, rough
Plot: mentally unstable, mental institution, mind game, psychiatry, intern, ghost, murder, mental illness, supernatural, investigation, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.0
 394
Blood Song (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A psychopath escapes from a mental institution and starts a murder spree, which ends in the pursuing of a young handicapped girl, who once got a blood transfusion from him.
Style: cult film
Plot: murder, mental institution, escaped mental patient, blood transfusion, axe murder, villain, psycho, mysterious man, stalking, american horror, slasher killer, serial killer ...
Time: year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Mirror Mirror (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Shy teenager Megan moves to a new town with her widowed mother and quickly becomes the most unpopular girl in high school. But when she starts to communicate with a mysterious mirror, her tormentors begin to meet with a horrifying series of ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, gothic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, danger, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, high school, punk, death, nightmare, hallucination, insanity, demonic possession, spirit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.6
 292
Deadly Dreams (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: From the director of the highly acclaimed "Body Chemistry," comes a frightening excursion into terror. Alex is caught in a web of distrust between his brother, his best friend, a beautiful stranger and the renewed dreams of the slaughter ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: slasher, nightmare, murder, paranoia, christmas, hunting rifle, rifle, throat slitting, flashback, childhood trauma, brother brother relationship, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Legend of the Mummy (1998)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Louis Gossett Jr., Richard Karn, and Amy Locane star in this supernatural horror tale about a mummy with a heart that bears a power beyond that of our world. When the mummy attacks archaeologist Dr. Trelawny, his colleagues have to trace the source ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: mummy, supernatural, ritual, murder, blood, good versus evil, mystery, escapades, deadly creature, rivalry, deadly, danger ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, san francisco, usa, africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Midnight Game (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After playing a pagan ritual on a dare, a group of high school students find themselves trapped in an endless cycle of their worst fears.
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural, curses spells and rituals, danger, teenage life, escapades, demon, hallucination, haunted house, death by gunshot, devil, witchcraft, disembodied head ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Don't Look in the Basement (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, mental institution, murder, danger, patient, obsession, isolation, doctors and patients, mystery, mind game, losing-it hero, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Executioners (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four female friends spend the night in a mansion. Their joy is quickly shattered when three men break in and cruelly attack them. As the night takes a darker turn, they find themselves relishing in the violence they had once suffered.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: male rape, lesbian rape, villainess, home invasion, gore, held at gunpoint, dildo, evil man, characters killed one by one, vandalism, hanging, crossbow ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 275
Night Trap (1993)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A New Orleans cop tries to track down and stop a vicious and demonic killer whom has sold his soul to the devil for invulnerability and immortality.
Style: psychotronic, cult film, cult movie cast
Plot: devil, pact with the devil, supernatural, police, explosion, sex scene, breasts, immortality, voodoo, ritual sacrifice, deal with the devil, killer ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.5
 54K
The Omen (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A diplomatic couple adopts the son of the devil without knowing it. A remake of the classic horror film of the same name from 1976.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, intense, harsh ...
Plot: antichrist, demon, murder, prophecy, supernatural ability, parents and children, loss of child, hospital, ambassador, nanny, church, devil worship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2010s
Place: england, london, europe, italy, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Alone in the Dark (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, revenge, maniac, escape, blackout, mental institution, siege, family in danger, escaped mental patient, hostages, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Taste of Evil (1971)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: On her way home from a stay at a mental institution after a traumatic rape, a woman realizes that someone is deliberately trying to drive her insane.
Plot: female protagonist, rape, mental institution, flashback, rape victim, maniac, mansion
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
 1K
Trespassers (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two dysfunctional couples rent a modern luxury desert home for the weekend hoping to sort out their messed-up lives. Just as they are about to settle in for a fun night, a neighbour turns up at their front door saying she has car trouble. And ...
Style: suspense, brutal, macabre, scary
Plot: home invasion, survival, maniac, deadly, insanity, serial killer, crimes, danger, isolation, murder, brutality, psychopath ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.0
 7K
Unrest (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young pathology med student suspects that the spirit of a dead cadaver in the hospital morgue where she works is killing off all those who handle or desecrate the body.
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: hospital, murder, ghost, supernatural, haunted by the past, gory, deadly, medical student, medical school, self mutilation, insanity, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 4.6
 6K
Dark Ride (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ten years after he brutally murdered two girls, a killer escapes from a mental institution and returns to his turf, the theme park attraction called Dark Ride. About to crash his path are a group of college kids on a road trip who stumble across the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, slasher, serial killer, murder, amusement park, mental institution, crimes, deadly, youth, gory, maniac, violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Last Resort (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: They were looking for the ultimate getaway, they planned for the perfect paradise vacation; what they’re about to get is a trip no one is prepared for. When a group of five girlfriends heads for the tropics, they relax, hit the beach and step out ...
Plot: voyeur, sex, murder, resort, no panties, bare breasts, female nudity, cannibalism, bikini, cleavage, evil, breasts ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, cruelty, murder, violence, torture, gory, cannibalism, sadism, severed foot, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, christmas horror, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, psychopath, obsession, slasher, christmas, danger, santa claus, survival, characters killed one by one, childhood trauma ...
Time: 80s, year 1971, year 1974, year 1984
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bloodthirsty Butchers (1970)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Sweeney Todd, a barber, and Maggie Lovett, a baker, join forces to commit a series of brutal, gory murders in London with a little help from Tobias Ragg, an employee of Maggie' bakery who abducts a number of customers from the barber shop and ...
Style: sadistic, psycho film, british horror
Plot: murder, violence, gore, dismemberment, cannibal, blood, customer, anthropophagus, slasher killer, sadistic psychopath, body count, disturbed individual ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 4.2
 826
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, mental institution, mind game, survival, danger, investigation, mental illness, slasher, mentally unstable, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Cheerleader Massacre (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five high school cheerleaders, their coach and a couple of adolescent sex-crazed guys travel to a cabin in the woods for a weekend getaway only to be killed off one by one by an unseen maniac.
Style: sexploitation film, surprise ending
Plot: serial killer, cheerleader, murder, slasher, friendship, stalker, sex, lesbian love, police officer killed, blonde, electrocution, brunette ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Deadly Intruder (1985)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A serial killer escapes from a mental hospital and hides out in a small town. A local cop must catch him before he starts on another killing spree.
Plot: vacation, female nudity, murder, death, murder of a nude woman, serial killer, insanity, kidnapping, psychopath, nude woman murdered, stalking, drifter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Devil's Tree: Rooted Evil (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, The Devils Tree follows Samantha, a college student studying journalism, who needs to finish her thesis with one last breaking news story. Along with her friend Rob, Samantha stumbles across a news article about an old tree ...
Style: based on true events
Plot: murder, possession, gore, evil spirit, tree, demon, ripping clothes, mass murder, urban legend, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, legend ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Pyro... The Thing Without a Face (1964)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A married man has a brief affair, then goes back to his wife and children. His jilted mistress, believing that if he had no more family he'd come back to her, sets fire to his house, hoping to kill them. The man, unsuccessfully trying to rescue ...
Plot: murder, revenge, arson, explosion, flashback, dog, extramarital affair, ferris wheel, carnival, puppet, doll, island ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 32K
Creep (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Looking for work, Aaron comes across a cryptic online ad: “$1,000 for the day. Filming service. Discretion is appreciated.” Low on cash and full of naiveté, he decides to go for it. He drives to a cabin in a remote mountain town where he meets ...
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, intense, surprise ending ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, found footage, obsession, cameraman, lie, nightmare, stalker, cabin, gory, insanity ...
Time: year 2012
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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, psychiatrist, lake, telekinesis, teenager, camp, knife murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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