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Return to Horror High (1987)
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Return to Horror High (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few years ago, a mysterious serial-killer caused panic on Crippen High School. The killer was never caught. A movie company, Cosmic Pictures, has decided to make a feature movie about these events - on location, at the now abandoned school. Since members of cast and crew disappear without a trace, it seems as if history is repeating itself...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, cult film, surprise ending, psychotronic, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, high school, murder, gore, filmmaking, screenwriter, gory, supernatural, teenage life, school, crimes, college, youth, investigation, psychopath, stalking, student life, danger, haunted by the past, who done it, law enforcement, college life, mind game, deadly ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, scary, suspenseful and serious films with plots about deadly, serial killer, murder, crimes, psychopath, danger and gory mostly in Horror, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Return to Horror High: Blood Hook (1986), Popcorn (1991), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986), Slaughterhouse (1987), Sorority House Massacre II (1990). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Blood Hook (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During a local fishing contest, people are being mysteriously dragged into the lake and killed by a giant fish hook. After a sufficient number of deaths, the killer is finally revealed.
Style: slasher, parody, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, lake, fishing, voyeurism, isolation, new wave, student life, woman in danger, contests and competitions, deadly, college, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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Popcorn (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A horror film festival, held in a theater which was once the scene of a tragic fire, turns into a real life horror show.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, revenge, killing spree, knife murder, gory, halloween, deadly, danger, investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 50s, 1990s, 20th century, 70s, 90s ...
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100%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A radio host is victimized by the cannibal family as a former Texas Marshall hunts them.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chainsaw, serial killer, murder, sadistic horror, dark humor, gore, radio dj, psychopath, woman in danger, rescue, investigation, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas
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100%
Slaughterhouse (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The owner of a slaughterhouse facing foreclosure instructs his 350lbs, mentally retarded son to go on a killing spree against the people who want to buy his property.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mentally challenged, murder, dark humor, slaughterhouse, vengeance, gory, danger, deadly, buddies, rock, police investigation, pig ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Sorority House Massacre II (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Five college women buy the old Hokstedter place for their new sorority house. They got it cheap because of the bloody incidents from five years before. They decide to stay in it for the night so they can meet the movers in the morning, but begin to ...
Style: slasher, splatter, erotic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, woman in danger, sorority, seance, supernatural, gory, ouija, psychopath, deadly, youth, danger ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
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Dead Scared (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The Evil Dead meets Scream as an evil professor, through an ancient staff and a book of incantation, possesses the bodies of a group of fraterity and sorority pledges during a night of "hazing" activities in an abandoned mansion. When the ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, supernatural, supernatural ability, murder, gory, survival, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, deadly, youth, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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62%
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Camp Slaughter (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While searching for a way out of the woods, a group of lost friends stumble upon Camp Hiawatha and take up with the teens who are bunking there. But the party's over when they discover that this camp is literally stuck in a time warp -- 1981, ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, serial killer, psychopath, teenage life, crimes, youth, danger, deadly, in the woods, gory, stalking, time travel ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Girls School Screamers (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Seven college girls spend the weekend at an elegant estate which begins as a fun filled adventure but ends in a nightmare of gut-wrenching terror.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, murder, gory, psychopath, serial killer, rivalry, investigation, youth, deadly, mysterious character, reincarnation, who done it ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Severed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ritualistic serial killer is beheading victims all over a city, and those surrounding the case are pulled into his world as they try and stop him.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, danger, psychopath, rivalry, supernatural, deadly, law enforcement, who done it, police detective, police investigation, bounty hunter ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.5
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Blood Cult (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Female students on a college campus are being killed and their body parts used for blood sacrifices.
Style: slasher, serious, rough, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: school, college, murder, crimes, serial killer, supernatural, youth, deadly, supernatural ability, danger, curses spells and rituals, riddles and clues ...
Time: 80s
Place: oklahoma, usa
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57%
Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil (1991)
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, psychopath, crimes, stalking, youth, danger, captivity, teenage life, priest, monk, casual sex ...
Time: 90s, 80s
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56%
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Motel Hell (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all kinds of critters...to make ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, woman in danger, family in danger, criminal heroes, psychopath, danger, stalking, misfit, crimes, deadly, violence, cannibalism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california
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56%
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Jason Z (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: At an exclusive, secluded North American ski resort up on Mount Rocky Summit, brutal slashing, severing and beheading on a group of teenagers are taking place and are believed to be the work of a mysterious skier dressed in black.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: snowboard, psychopath, serial killer, danger, skiing, deadly, crimes, teenage life, survival, gory, rivalry, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Andre the Butcher (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Andre the Butcher will make sure you pay for your sins.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, semi serious, humorous
Plot: confined, survival, psychopath, violence spree, isolation, gory, deadly, mind game, serial killer, supernatural, danger, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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55%
The Slaughterhouse Massacre (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Follow the story of several attractive teenagers as they try to have a fun time in a slaughter house after dark...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, psychopath, gory, crimes, ghost, youth, uncover truth, murder, supernatural, serial killer, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: dallas texas, texas
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55%
Death by Engagement (2005)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two police detectives try to track down a vicious serial killer bent on reclaiming his mother's family heirloom wedding ring as it passes from bride to bride with the killer always one step behind, and the detectives one step behind the killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, obsession, police investigation, deadly, danger, crimes, police detective, vengeance, track down, law enforcement, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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55%
Stupid Teenagers Must Die! (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: It's the 1980's and a group of typical horror movie high school kids are getting together to hold a séance in a haunted house. Naturally, people start dying preposterously bloody deaths, girls are getting naked for no apparent reason and ...
Style: slasher, parody, not serious, scary, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, zombie, ghost, youth, deadly, danger, supernatural, haunted house, teenage life, survival, prank, gory ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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The Cook (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Over a long holiday weekend, unable to escape the confines of their sorority house, a handful of unsuspecting girls are left behind to enjoy the quiet sanctuary. The normal house staff has taken off for the weekend, leaving the girls to fend for ...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, slasher, realistic ...
Plot: college, serial killer, woman in danger, voyeurism, college life, cook, cooking, psychopath, sorority, youth, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, semi serious, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked killer, murder, serial killer, small town, psychopath, violence, deadly, journalism, halloween, insanity, satire, american horror ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Class Reunion (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Lizzie Borden High's class of '72 are going through the motions at their tenth-year reunion, until deranged alum Walter Baylor, driven insane by a sadistic senior-year prank, escapes from the mental institution and crashes the party. When ...
Style: parody, slasher, humorous, scary, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: high school, prank, reunion, stoners, disorder, psychopath, danger, youth, misfit, deadly, social misfits, dark humor ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1972, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Scream Bloody Murder (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this horror spoof, the girls from Cherry Mount Academy are on their way to a dance at a nearby all-boys school when the van they're riding in breaks down. With no other choice but to spend the night at their tow truck driver's junkyard, ...
Style: slasher, humorous, not serious, parody, horror spoof ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, deadly, youth, teenage life, schoolgirl, junkyard, van, tow truck, black gloves, school, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Color Me Blood Red (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Gore specialist H.G. Lewis' gruesome tale of an artist who becomes a success after using human blood in his paintings.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, gore, gory, mentally unstable, danger, deadly, crimes, supernatural, zombie, vengeance ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida
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53%
Out of the Dark (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An employee at a telephone fantasy service helps hunt for the killer preying on her silken-voiced colleagues.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, rough, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, killer clown, phone sex, masked killer, who done it, woman in danger, danger, mystery, police detective, psychopath, prostitute ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Drive Thru (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Horror gets Super Sized when Horny The Clown, the demonic mascot of "Hella-Burger," starts slashing Orange County teenagers with his meat cleaver from Hell.
Style: slasher, semi serious, cynical, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil clown, killer clown, masked killer, clown, danger, psychopath, teenage life, crimes, deadly, serial killer, social misfits, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: slasher, splatter, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, college, school, gory, vengeance, birthday, birthday party, master criminal, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Graduation Day (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a high school track runner, named Laura, suddenly dies from a heart attack after finishing a 30-second 200-meter race, a killer wearing a sweat suit and a fencing mask begins killing off her friends on the school track team one by one. The ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, murder, serial killer, high school sports, runner, masked killer, high school life, school, teenage life, track down, college life, college ...
Time: 80s
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52%
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Unhinged (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: College students, Terry, Nancy and Gloria are on their way to a rock concert, driving through a torrential rainstorm...only to crash their car, badly injuring one of them. Seeking shelter and aid they come across a house occupied by a man-hating ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mystery killer, psychopath, murder, serial killer, secret, violence, gory, crimes, destiny, woman in danger, sexual relations, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
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976-EVIL (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: People who dial 976-EVIL receive supernatural powers and turn into satanic killers. When Spike dialed 976-EVIL, he knew it was an expensive toll call, but he didn't know that he'd have to pay for it with his soul.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, satanic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, dark humor, satanism, high school, misfit, vengeance, social misfits, danger, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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51%
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Cover Up (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1957, Dorothy and Edmund Yates (Keith and Rupert Davies) were committed to an institution for the criminally insane, she for acts of murder and cannibalism and he for covering up her crimes. Fifteen years later, they are pronounced fit for ...
Style: slasher, cult film, scary, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Plot: mental institution, psychopath, serial killer, murder, mental illness, danger, gory, family life, haunted by the past, woman in danger, who done it, ghost ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.4
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Blood Dolls (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Virgil, an eccentric freak billionaire, spends his days being a "biological inventor." The "blood dolls," his newest creation, aid him in getting revenge on those who betrayed him.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, betrayal, supernatural, serial killer, rivalry, experiment gone awry, psychopath, crimes, danger, vengeance, kidnapping, clergy ...
Time: 90s
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