Movies like Prom Night 1980

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Prom Night (1980)
 5.4
 12K
Prom Night (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This slasher movie follows a relentless killer who is out to avenge the death of a young girl who died after being bullied and teased by four of her classmates. Now high-school students, the guilt-ridden kids have kept their involvement a secret, but when they start being murdered, one by one, it's clear that someone knows the truth. Also coping with the past are members of the dead girl's family, most notably her prom-queen sister, Kim Hammond (Jamie Lee Curtis).
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic, tense, bloody, suspense, twist ending, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, slasher, serial killer, prom, murder, revenge, mystery killer, knife murder, teenager, chase, red herring, disco, dance, dancing, stalking, psychopath, gory, mysterious character, vengeance, psycho, killer, sex, danger, deadly, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1980, 80s

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Most similar movies to Prom Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and rough films with plots about murder, blood, psychopath, violence, slasher, serial killer and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Prom Night: Halloween (1978), Terror Train (1980), Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998), Friday the 13th Part III (1982), Halloween II (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 185K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, violence, teenage life, masked killer, small town, psychiatrist, evil, doctors and patients, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
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95%
 5.9
 8K
Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: train, murder, college, serial killer, slasher, revenge, masked killer, stalker, killer, mask, costume, psycho ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, murder, knife murder, death, violence, evil, underage drinking, masked killer, boarding school, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1998, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Prom Night II (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Hamilton High's Prom Queen of 1957, Mary Lou Maloney is killed by her jilted boyfriend, she comes back for revenge 30 years later. Bill Nordham is now the principle of Hamilton High and his son is about to attend the prom with Vicki ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, slasher, ghost, murder, prom, revenge, camp, possession, school principal, infidelity, teenager, exorcism ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, summer camp, lake, camp, psychopath, gory, axe, vengeance, in the woods, summer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.6
 60K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, knife murder, murder, mask, sheriff, small town, gory, stalking, obsession, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Carrying on the Prom Night tradition, this film begins back at Hamilton High School on Prom Night in 1957. As a young couple are enjoying a romantic moment together in the back seat of a car, they are interrupted by Father Jonas, a priest who ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, high school, supernatural, destiny, teenage life, sex, psychopath, crimes, youth, stalking, captivity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, knife murder, morgue, camp, psychopath, gory, summer camp, strong sexual content, in the woods, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, murder, knife murder, psychiatrist, supernatural, teenager, lake, telekinesis, camp, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, mystery killer, murder, gory, school, college, psychopath, mystery, master criminal, vengeance, mind game ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Genre: Comedy, 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, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, mental institution, gory, drugs/alcohol, innocence, sibling relationship, small town, vengeance, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remaining crewmembers and warned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, small town, slasher killer, murder, mystery killer, unknown killer, killing spree, masked killer, miner, maniac, valentine's day ...
Time: 80s, year 1960, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, twists and turns, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, knife murder, mental institution, teenager, psychopath, gory, hospital, psychology, mask, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.3
 2K
The Pool (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: School's out, exams are over, and it's time for real life to begin. But before 12 friends from the International High School in Prague disappear to the four corners of the earth, they intend to throw the best party of their lives. The idea ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, youth, high school, swimming pool, survival, murder, mysterious character, serial killer, party, gory, student life, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
 28K
Halloween 5 (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie. Jamie is now recovering in the local children's ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, youth, murder, pitchfork, barn, kitten, scythe, boogeyman, masked killer, psychiatrist, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, cult, camp, serial killer, revenge, drowning, teenager, knife murder, mystery killer, maniac, cabin ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, knife murder, slasher, stalker, psychopath, chase, murder, gory, stalking, who done it, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie, who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, halloween, blood, knife murder, knife, ambulance, evil, masked killer, niece, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Big Apple's in big trouble, as indestructible psycho-fiend Jason Vorhees hits the road to New York City. After a shocking return from beyond the grave, the diabolical Jason ships out abroad a teen-filled "love boat" bound for New ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, slasher, murder, high school, knife murder, boat, mask, gory, summer camp, supernatural, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, knife murder, supernatural, camp, mask, cemetery, psychopath, gory, zombie, summer camp, in the woods ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Mutilator (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, teenager, maniac, beach, violence, death, swimming pool, serial killer, stalking, psychopath, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 7.0
 55K
Halloween (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. This film, ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary, suspense ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, boogeyman, serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, sadistic psychopath, maniac, death, halloween costume, stabbed to death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: midwest, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.8
 2K
Final Exam (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a small college in North Carolina, only a select few students are left to take mid terms. But, when a killer strikes, it could be everyone's final exam.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, high school, knife murder, college, serial murder, school, prank, psychopath, chase, murder, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Visiting Hours (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A slasher finds the hospital where a TV newswoman is recovering from his attack.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, slasher, stalking, psycho, maniac, journalist, murder, psychopath, danger, gory, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 4K
Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, summer camp, slasher killer, camp counselor, death, psycho, campfire, forest, stalking, murder ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, summer camp, murder, mystery killer, knife murder, gore, camp, serial killer, psychopath, gory, stalking, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, serious, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, halloween, murder, psychopath, serial killer, death, evil, niece, small town, gory, doctor, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, violence, gore, blood, torture, chainsaw, cannibalism, sadism, knife ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, knife murder, slasher, christmas, santa claus, decapitation, boy, gore, holiday, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1974, year 1984, year 1971
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.8
 22K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, revenge, psychopath, mystery killer, danger, murder, valentine's day, gory, school, college, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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