Movies like Playroom

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Playroom (1990)
 4.9
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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
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 scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about murder, blood, insanity, deadly, female nudity, serial killer and gore mostly in Thriller and Horror 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.
 6.1
 43K
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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, trap, slasher, kidnapping, gory, mercenary, party, escape, gore, hotel, crimes, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, tavern, cannibal, filmmaker, gore, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, estate, serial killer, doctors and patients, crimes, youth, danger, gory, deadly, teenage life, misfit, school ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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: catholic, demon, clairvoyant, flashback, murder, killer child, supernatural power, occult, demonic possession, possession, priest, courtroom ...
Place: new england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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 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, rough, serious, psychological
Plot: mentally unstable, mental institution, mind game, psychiatry, intern, murder, ghost, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, deadly, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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.
Plot: murder, mental institution, blood transfusion, escaped mental patient, weirdo, psycho terror, student, rage, sadism, escape, death, forklift ...
Time: year 1982
⇓ 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, flashback, dead deer, dead boy, masked killer, christmas, childhood trauma, brother brother relationship, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, blood, murder, escapades, mystery, deadly creature, danger, deadly, good versus evil, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, middle east, usa, africa, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Movie in collections
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, intruder, heart attack, barefoot woman, femme fatale, lesbian rape, forced to strip, lesbian kiss, loss of father, murder, female nudity, rape ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Legion of the Dead (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When the mummified remains of an evil Egyptian queen are brought back to life, she resurrects an army of living dead to help fulfill the prophecy that promises her all the powers of the Underworld.
Style: scary, serious, rough, offbeat
Plot: mummy, deadly, gory, rivalry, zombie, escapades, supernatural, danger, tomb, undead, egyptian, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, semi serious, surprise ending
Plot: danger, escapades, curses spells and rituals, teenage life, supernatural, hearing voices, bathtub, hallucination, rocking chair, freezer, ghost, hanging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, revenge, maniac, escape, siege, mental institution, blackout, family in danger, escaped mental patient, crimes, hostages ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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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: cult movie cast, psychotronic
Plot: devil, pact with the devil, supernatural, police, female nudity, woman on top, murder, voodoo, immortality, deal with the devil, ritual sacrifice, lust ...
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: gothic, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, punk, insanity, hallucination, vengeance, investigation, supernatural, college life, college, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental illness, murder, psychopath, danger, mental institution, patient, sanitarium, hospital, slasher, gory, serial killer, losing-it hero ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, mansion, maniac, rape victim
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, harsh, serious ...
Plot: antichrist, murder, demon, prophecy, parents and children, supernatural ability, loss of child, hospital, nanny, ambassador, church, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2006
Place: england, london, europe, italy, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: scary, psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful
Plot: hospital, ghost, murder, supernatural, haunted by the past, gory, deadly, medical student, insanity, self mutilation, prostitute, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: medical school, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
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: female nudity, scantily clad female, voyeurism, sex, resort, corruption, hedonism, voyeur, murder, no panties, bare breasts, breasts ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, slasher, serial killer, murder, amusement park, youth, crimes, deadly, mental institution, gory, maniac, violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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: psycho film, british horror, sadistic
Plot: gore, violence, murder, cannibal, dismemberment, blood, body count, characters killed one by one, blood spatter, butcher knife, terror, victim ...
Time: victorian era
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, christmas, psychopath, obsession, slasher, santa claus, danger, survival, characters killed one by one, childhood trauma ...
Time: 80s, year 1971, year 1974, year 1984
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious
Plot: psychopath, mental institution, serial killer, woman in danger, danger, murder, confined, who done it, special agents, crimes, chases and races, master criminal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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: kidnapping, serial killer, murder of a nude woman, insanity, death, murder, female nudity, nude woman murdered, psychopath, vacation, bathtub, manhunt ...
⇓ 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, extramarital affair, doll, island, puppet, flashback, dog, carnival, ferris wheel ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 ⇓
36%
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, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, murder, torture, violence, cannibalism, cruelty, gore, blood, gory, chainsaw ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, masked killer, survival, vengeance, halloween, woman in danger, student life, danger, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: sex, serial killer, cheerleader, murder, lesbian love, neck breaking, policewoman, monitor, police officer, brunette, tent, falling from height ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, extreme violence, tree, evil spirit, gore, legend, ripping clothes, urban legend, evil, mass murder, paranormal phenomena ...
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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