Movies like Psycho II

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Psycho II (1983)
 6.5
 24K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
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" demands and begins to question his own sanity.
Style: twists and turns, psychological, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspense, cult film, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), starting over, voyeur, blood, motel, revenge, mental illness, gory, crimes, split personality, graphic violence, mystery, danger, haunted by the past, mind game, deadly, rivalry, attic, poisoning, profanity, psychiatrist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california

Most similar movies to Psycho II

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and suspense films with plots about serial killer, crimes, murder, deadly, psychopath, slasher and blood mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Psycho II: Psycho (1998), Psycho III (1986), Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990), Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981), 6 Souls (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.6
 45K
Psycho (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Criminal on the run, Marion Crane takes refuge at the motel operated by Norman Bates - a troubled man whose victims encounter a grisly fate at the hands of his "mother." Marion soon becomes the next victim and her disappearance prompts ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, motel, split personality, isolation, psycho, stolen money, crimes, parents and children, eccentric family, secret, embezzlement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 13K
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: twists and turns, scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, split personality, hotel, voyeurism, woman in danger, blood, gore, nun ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Norman Bates is again released from the mental hospital he was placed in at the end of Psycho III after serving another few years and is apparently rehabiliated for the second time. Norman is now married to a young nurse named Connie and is ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychological ...
Plot: oedipus complex, serial killer, murder, psychopath, split personality, radio show, radio dj, voyeurism, motel, cross dressing, woman in danger, family relations ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, slasher, serial killer, murder, gore, psychopath, stalking, serial murder, camp, mystery killer, knife murder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), mental institution, teenager, child in peril, psychopath, mask, killing spree, knife murder, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.1
 32K
6 Souls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all of one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: split personality, murder, psychiatrist, supernatural, doctors and patients, female psychiatrist, mental illness, witch doctor, mentally unstable, family relations, haunted by the past, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1910s, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: rough, psychological, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, psychopath, police investigation, crime, criminal heroes, buddies, investigation, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, school, college, gory, vengeance, deadly, danger, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Movie in collections
The Initiation (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kelly, a young woman, has been plagued by nightmares of a burning man her entire life. Upon entering college, she pledges a sorority that forces them to perform an initiation night prank. With several of her friends, she breaks into a store and ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, sexy, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, ritual, psychopath, prank, sorority, fraternity, psycho killer, serial killer, violence, danger, haunted by the past, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 117K
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, rough, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, maniac, serial killer, drowning, camp, teenager, danger, fear, axe, lake, gory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s, year 1958 ...
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, violence, stalking, college life, school, crimes, supernatural, slasher, who done it, frame up ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, summer camp, psychopath, serial murder, morgue, camp, knife murder, gory, killing off one by one, presumed dead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, macabre, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, killing spree, masked killer, miner, valentine's day, danger, youth, brutality, revenge, violence, small town ...
Time: 80s, year 1960, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 10K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, college, masked killer, psychopath, train, slasher, party, stalking, prank, revenge, youth, danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.6
 5K
Road Games (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A truck driver plays a cat-and-mouse game with a mysterious serial killer who uses a young female hitchhiker as bait to lure victims on a desolate Australian highway.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, on the road, murder, slasher, stalking, truck, truck driver, danger, pets, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Black Christmas (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.
Style: christmas horror, psycho film, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, christmas, serial killer, murder, incest, psychopath, abortion, suicide attempt, pianist, attic, telephone call, serial murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, death, in the woods, danger, serial murder, torture, masked killer, serial killer, murder, human monster, camp counselor ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.8
 105K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: scary, psychological, psycho film, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, mental illness, protagonist as suspect, supernatural, mind game, psychiatrist, mystery, crazy, supernatural ability, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Arkansas. Loosely based on a true story.
Style: realistic, rough, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, human monster, unknown killer, psychopath, mystery killer, murder, police investigation, stalking, slasher, vengeance, danger, mind game ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1946
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, summer camp, axe, psychopath, lake, camp, psycho terror, gory, stalking, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Too Scared to Scream (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A killer of young women is loose in an exclusive apartment complex and a detective is out to stop him. The chief suspect is a Shakespeare-spouting doorman who lives with his invalid mother. Meanwhile, an undercover cop moves into the apartment ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, brutal, psycho film, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, danger, murder, police detective, manipulation, psychopath, slasher, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, mystery, manipulations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 9K
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, soldier, world war two, small town, vengeance, homecoming, youth, college, love affair, prom ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1945 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 26K
The Watcher (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: FBI agent Joel Campbell, burnt-out and shell-shocked after years spent chasing serial killers, flees L.A. to begin a new life for himself in Chicago. But five months later, Joel's best laid plans are abruptly cut short when his new hometown ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, riddles and clues, fbi, psychopath, psychiatrist, mind game, obsession, race against time, chase, terror ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, los angeles, california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
The House on Sorority Row (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a seemingly innocent prank goes horribly wrong, a group of sorority sisters are stalked and murdered one by one in their sorority house while throwing a party to celebrate their graduation.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: prank, psychopath, murder, slasher, attic, serial killer, sorority, prom, breaking point, student life, family in danger, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 65K
Manhunter (1986)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecktor, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer.
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, neo noir, fbi, mind game, master criminal, profiler, cannibalism, law enforcement, violence, brutality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: st. louis missouri, baltimore, miami, florida, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.1
 20K
Shadow (1982)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, chase, writers, stalking, woman in danger, psychopath, axe, american abroad, writer's life, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, new york state, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.3
 2K
The Slayer (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Siblings, Eric & his surreal artist sister Kay, her doctor husband David, her sister-in-law Brooke along with pilot Marsh become stranded on a rugged isle face off against a supernatural beast drawn to Kay who dreams of its killings.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, surreal, scary, serious ...
Plot: island, murder, slasher, beach, supernatural, danger, graphic violence, psychopath, evil, dream, death, fear ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Henry likes to kill people, in different ways each time. Henry shares an apartment with Otis. When Otis' sister comes to stay, we see both sides of Henry: "the guy next door" and the serial killer.
Style: realistic, sadistic, disturbing, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, killing spree, psychopath, murder, insanity, merciless, maniac, strangulation, incest, rape, manic, prostitute ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, rough, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, slasher, halloween, serial killer, small town, death, niece, evil, supernatural, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1989, 80s, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, awful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, zombie, serial murder, summer camp, psychopath, lightning, mask, cemetery, camp, knife murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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