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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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, cult film, surprise ending, psychotronic, twist ending, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, high school, slasher, 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 ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and cult film films with plots about deadly, gory, slasher, murder, serial killer, crimes and blood mostly in Horror, Comedy and Thriller genres. Some movies like Return to Horror High: Popcorn (1991), Slumber Party Massacre III (1990), Slaughterhouse (1987), Blood Hook (1986), Dead Scared (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Popcorn (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
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: scary, offbeat, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, killing spree, movie theatre, revenge, knife murder, gory, halloween, teenage life, college ...
Time: 50s, 70s, 90s, 1990s, 20th century ...
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Slumber Party Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a hard day of volleyball at the beach, a teen whose parents are away decides to have a slumber party with her girlfriends. Their boyfriends predictably show up to scare them, but a stranger from the beach is also seen lurking around the house. ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, stalking, espionage, gory, serial killer, teenage life, rivalry, investigation, deadly, crimes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
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74%
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: dark humor, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, slaughterhouse, vengeance, gory, mentally challenged, deadly, danger, buddies, murder, rock, pig, police investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.3
 1K
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: scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, slasher, lake, fishing, blood, parody, gory, bait, lake or river, murderous pair, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, serial killer, supernatural, supernatural ability, murder, gory, survival, slasher, curses spells and rituals, deadly, youth, danger ...
Time: contemporary
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68%
The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An 18-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and decides to have a slumber party. Meanwhile, a mass murderer with a propensity for power tools has escaped from prison, and eventually makes his way to the party where the guests ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, psychopath, slasher, neighbor, slumber party, gory, youth, mind game, teenage life, violence spree ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: erotic, suspenseful, serious, sexual, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, woman in danger, sorority, seance, supernatural, gory, ouija, psychopath, deadly, youth ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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: suspenseful, rough, stylized, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, summer camp, serial killer, psychopath, teenage life, danger, crimes, youth, deadly, gory, in the woods, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, ghost, murder, psychopath, gory, rivalry, serial killer, supernatural, clergy, youth, investigation, reincarnation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Sorority House Massacre (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A little girl's brother kills the whole family but her (she escapes by hiding in the basement). He is committed, and she grows up with a new family, eventually going to college, where she joins a sorority. Due to a memory block, she ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slasher, murder, hospital, mental institution, escaped mental patient, hiding, dormitory, serial killer, knife murder, campfire story, gory ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: scary, serious, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, college, school, deadly, serial killer, youth, crimes, supernatural, danger, supernatural ability, religions or cults ...
Time: 80s
Place: oklahoma, usa
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63%
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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: scary, rough, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, criminal heroes, woman in danger, family in danger, psychopath, misfit, deadly, danger, crimes, stalking, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california
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62%
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, high school, youth, danger, crimes, psychopath, teenage life, captivity, stalking, priest, casual sex ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: semi serious, scary, suspenseful, humorous
Plot: slasher, confined, survival, psychopath, violence spree, isolation, deadly, gory, mind game, supernatural, serial killer, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida
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61%
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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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough
Plot: snowboard, slasher, danger, serial killer, psychopath, survival, gory, skiing, deadly, crimes, teenage life, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slasher, murder, uncover truth, psychopath, gory, ghost, youth, crimes, rivalry, mind game, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, dallas texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, danger, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, vengeance, track down, deadly, chases and races ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Slumber Party Massacre II (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Courtney, the sister of a survivor from the 1st movie and the members of her rock band go to a condo for the weekend to play music and have fun with their boyfriends. Courtney's dreams are of her sister, who is in a mental institution, warning ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, surreal, twist ending, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, gory, music band, deadly, ghost, investigation, crimes, youth, teenage life, mental institution ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, gore, blood, vengeance, teenage life, gory, performer's life, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida
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59%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The making of a horror movie takes on a terrifying reality for students at the most prestigious film school in the country in 'Urban Legends: Final Cut', the suspenseful follow up to the smash hit 'Urban Legend'. At Alpine ...
Style: scary, surprise ending, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: slasher, urban legend, serial killer, college, murder, teenage life, who done it, gory, masked killer, psychopath, rivalry, college life ...
Time: 90s
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59%
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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: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: college, serial killer, woman in danger, voyeurism, college life, cook, psychopath, sorority, misfit, supernatural, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: humorous, scary, not serious, brutal, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, zombie, parody, danger, deadly, youth, supernatural, ghost, haunted house, teenage life, survival ...
Time: 80s
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59%
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: humorous, scary, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: parody, high school, slasher, reunion, prank, deadly, social misfits, stoners, disorder, psychopath, teenage life, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1972, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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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 ⇓
58%
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, suspenseful, semi serious, satirical, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, deadly, journalism, small town, halloween, masked killer, insanity, american horror, violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
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58%
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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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mystery killer, psychopath, murder, slasher, serial killer, blood, secret, violence, gory, crimes, destiny, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, high school, psychopath, gory, mentally unstable, athlete's life, deadly, youth, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Spiker (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nightmare come to life, the Spiker is a massive pink-eyed albino and a maniac killing machine whose physical endurance borders on the fantastic. He escapes from an asylum and returns to the small town he terrorized years before, where he slashed ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, danger, stalking, crimes, deadly, small town, murder, evil man, ghost, albino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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57%
 4.5
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Blood Beach (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Something or someone is attacking people one by one on the beach. Some of them are mutilated, but most of them are sucked into the sand, disappearing without a trace. What is the creature responsible? Where does it live, and where did it come from? ...
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, monster, investigation, gory, supernatural, crimes, escapades, danger, deadly, missing person, death, slasher ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 5K
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: dark humor, scary, suspenseful, satanic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, obsession, high school, misfit, vengeance, social misfits, danger, teenage life, curses spells and rituals, deal with the devil, phone sex, occult ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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57%