Movies like The Prowler

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The Prowler (1981)
 5.9
 11K
The Prowler (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, serious, realistic, surprise ending, sadistic, psychotronic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, soldier, small town, vengeance, youth, homecoming, world war two, college, love affair, masked villain, violence, obsession, sadism, prom, infidelity, maniac, masked man, crimes, teenage life, social relations, college life, small town life, mysterious villain, love ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 80s, year 1945, year 1980, year 1944, 40s

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Most similar movies to The Prowler

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, scary, suspenseful and serious films with plots about serial killer, deadly, murder, violence, gory, blood and crimes mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Prowler: My Bloody Valentine (1981), Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981), Friday the 13th (1980), What Have You Done to Solange? (1972), Sweet 16 (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, psycho terror, killing spree, miner, valentine's day, youth, brutality, revenge, violence, small town, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 80s, year 1960, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, stalking, summer camp, crimes, mystery, crazy, psycho, psycho killer, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of sex murders shock a college campus, and four beautiful young girlfriends head for the safety of an isolated country villa. But as they succumb to their own erotic desires, their weekend of pleasure becomes a vacation to dismember at the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, perversion, stalking, investigation, college, countryside, mystery killer, woman in danger, strong sexual content, masked killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: southern italy, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, murder, good versus evil, attic, evil, sheriff, killing spree, niece, crime spree, masked killer, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.4
 135K
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, maniac, murder, camp, psychopath, drowning, cult, fear, revenge, serial murder, teenage life, strong sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1958, 50s
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After several coeds are murdered at a college, a professor (Fabio Testi) who is involved with a student becomes a suspect, along with several other male and female teachers.
Style: tense, scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: college, murder, serial killer, teachers and students, teenage life, high school, love affair, power relations, law enforcement, crimes, youth, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), mental institution, child in peril, hospital, forest, massacre, sadism, killing spree, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.1
 2K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, female serial killer, investigation, serial killer, teenage life, small town, teenage girl, youth, crimes, parents and children, skinny dipping, high school student ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crazed killer stalks college students who gave up their vacation to clean a deserted dormitory.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, stalking, crimes, supernatural, college life, school, law enforcement, isolation, who done it, frame up ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, amusement park, mental institution, murder, serial killer, maniac, crimes, youth, homicidal maniac, violence, road trip, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, year 2003, year 1990
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, forest, psychopath, serial murder, murder, morgue, summer camp, supernatural horror, killing spree, sadism, massacre, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.7
 265K
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, psychopath, serial killer, violent, masked killer, violence, evil, small town, serial murder, psychiatrist, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1978, 60s ...
Place: illinois, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 106K
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, masked killer, serial murder, torture, death, serial killer, murder, forest, human monster, vengeance, violence spree, back from the dead ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.8
 12K
Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, college, psychopath, train, prank, stalking, revenge, youth, uninvited guest, mind game, masked killer, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 11K
A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, obsession, teenage life, violence, investigation, dark past, characters killed one by one, insanity, fear, inheritance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.3
 18K
Prom Night (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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, ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, serial killer, prom, chase, murder, psychopath, stalking, vengeance, red herring, disco, youth, high school life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, forest, summer camp, massacre, killing spree, lake, sadism, masked killer, camp, psycho terror ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.6
 4K
Final Exam (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, serial killer, psychopath, murder, school, prank, chase, campus, graphic violence, teenage life, high school life, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A masked maniac terrorizes the same small community where a murderer known as the Phantom Killer struck decades earlier.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked man, serial killer, murder, masked killer, small town, small town life, crimes, haunted by the past, social relations, teenage life, police investigation, characters killed one by one ...
Time: year 2013, year 1946, year 1976
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, murder, psychopath, survival, vengeance, halloween, stalking, woman in danger, student life, sibling relationship, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.4
 14K
Psycho III (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Norman Bates is still running his little motel, and he has kept the dressed skeleton he calls mother. One of his guests is a young girl who has left the convent where she lived. To get some help he employs a young man. One day a nosey journalist ...
Style: slasher, twists and turns, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, serial killer, split personality, woman in danger, voyeurism, hotel, corpse, nun, nudity (full frontal - brief), crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: slasher, disturbing, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach house, murder, psychopath, stalking, serial killer, vengeance, buddies, mentally unstable, youth, teenager, mysterious villain, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.3
 64K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, trap, home invasion, torture, held captive, deathtrap, homicidal maniac, masked man, maniac, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 5.1
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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: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, stalking, murder, camp counselor, psychopath, psycho, teenage life, wilderness, forest, supernatural, death ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.0
 11K
Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, university, chainsaw, psychopath, stalking, woman in danger, investigation, sex maniac, perversity, killer, college ...
Time: 80s, year 1942, year 1982
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, forest, masked killer, serial murder, supernatural, zombie, summer camp, killing spree, sadism, lightning, massacre ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 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: slasher, splatter, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, school, college, vengeance, birthday, birthday party, master criminal, crimes, stalking, youth ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Do You Wanna Know a Secret? (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a night out on the town turns into a nightmare, six young college students must fight for their lives as a killer hunts them down.
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, vengeance, woman in danger, crimes, youth, stalking, spring break, murder, dark secret, mystery killer, violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Toolbox Murders (1978)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No one is safe when a killer, wielding the deadly contents of his toolbox, methodically stalks his prey.
Style: slasher, scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, woman in danger, kidnapping, serial killer, teenage life, computers and web, vengeance, obsession, law enforcement, rivalry, mind game ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.5
 27K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by "her" ...
Style: slasher, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), starting over, attic, voyeur, motel, revenge, mental illness, graphic violence, split personality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%