Movies like Scream

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 7.2
 250K
Scream
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, twists and turns, tense, dark humor, clever, bloody, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, teenager, mystery, masked killer, high school, murder, violence, blood, brutality, halloween, small town, revenge, teenage life, woman in danger, violent, psychopath, danger, obsession, who done it, alter ego, news reporter, gore, chase, death ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: california, usa
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Scream 4
Horror, Mystery
USA
111 min.
 6.2
I Know What You Did Last Summer
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
101 min.
 5.7
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Most similar movies to Scream

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspense, suspenseful and surprise ending films with plots about blood, splatter, brutality, death, deadly, gory and violence mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Scream: My Bloody Valentine (2009), Urban Legend (1998), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), Sorority Row (2009), Prom Night (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.1
 139K
Scream 2
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two years after the terrifying events that occurred in Woodsboro, Sidney is now attending Windsor College in Cincinnati, and Gale Weathers' best selling book on Sidney's life has now been made into a major motion picture. When two college ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, college, murder, death, chase, violence, blood, postmodernism, revenge, media satire, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, ohio
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 5.5
 110K
Scream 3
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A murdering spree begins to happen again, this time its targeted toward the original Woodsboro survivors and those associated with the movie inside a movie, 'Stab 3'. Sydney must face the demons of her past to stop the killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, vengeance, hollywood, death, chase, postmodernism, violence, blood, brutality, parody ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
 6.2
 115K
Scream 4
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, ...
Style: scary, humorous, suspenseful, witty, bloody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, blood, chase, gore, death, violence, high school, parody, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
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I Know What You Did Last Summer
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, mystery, revenge, secret, buried truth, characters killed one by one, who done it, fisherman, catastrophe, runaway ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: north carolina
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System:   65%
    User:   100%
 
My Bloody Valentine
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only survivor, Harry Warden, into a permanent coma. But Harry ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bloody ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, small town, blood, gore, brutality, violence, splatter, murder, death, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine
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System:   50%
    User:   100%
 
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Unfinished business with coed Julie James brings the murderer to the Bahamas to terrorize her and her friends, Karla, Tyrell and Will, during a vacation. Can Ray Bronson who survived a bloody attack alongside Julie two summers ago, get to the island ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, island, serial killer, murder, revenge, resort, vengeance, hotel, death, chase, violence, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   100%
 
 5.5
 53K
Urban Legend
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: There's a campus killer on the loose who's making urban legends, like the one about eating pop rocks and soda at the same time will make your stomach explode and the one about a psycho with an axe stepping into the backseat of your car at ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, college, murder, gory, death, urban legend, blood, chase, mystery, revenge, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   100%
 
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A Nightmare on Elm Street
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, surreal, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, gory, serial killer, dreams, teenager, murder, blood, death, violence, revenge, monster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   41%
 
 5.1
 26K
Sorority Row
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When five sorority girls inadvertently cause the murder of one of their sisters in a prank gone wrong, they agree to keep the matter to themselves and never speak of it again, so they can get on with their lives. This proves easier said than done, ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: slasher, serial killer, blood, college, murder, death, best friends, violence, gore, sisters, police investigation, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   100%
 
 3.9
 31K
Prom Night
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Donna's senior prom is supposed to be the best night of her life, though a sadistic killer from her past has different plans for her and her friends.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: high school, hotel, serial killer, prom, obsession, death, teacher, stalking, haunted by the past, characters killed one by one, best friends, slasher ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   100%
 
 6.2
 106K
The Strangers
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, hostages, serial killer, slasher, murder, isolation, home invasion, psychological thriller, violence, torture, brutality, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   36%
 
 7.6
 340K
Saw
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: torture, survival, serial killer, gory, mind game, insanity, violence, slasher, murder, game of death, brutality, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   100%
 
April Fool's Day
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of eight college friends gather together at an island mansion belonging to heiress Muffy St. John to celebrate their final year of school. They soon discover that each has a hidden secret from their past which is revealed, and soon after, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, surprise ending, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, island, murder, gory, serial killer, college, splatter, blood, teenage life, twists & turns, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
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Jeepers Creepers
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, survival, serial killer, slasher, supernatural, danger, chase, gory, death, brother sister relationship, characters killed one by one, brother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
 6.6
 211K
Saw II
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a new murder victim is discovered with all the signs of Jigsaw's hand, Detective Eric Matthews begins a full investigation and apprehends Jigsaw with little effort. But for Jigsaw, getting caught is just another part of his plan. Eight ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, gory, gore, torture, survival, insanity, blood, violence, slasher, brutality, death, kidnapping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   29%
 
 5.3
 105K
House of Wax
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, suspense, gothic, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wax museum, murder, serial killer, group of friends, small town, torture, brutality, psychopath, violence, ghost town, monster, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 50s
Place: new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   36%
 
Friday the 13th Part 2
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, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, camp, serial killer, murder, gory, vengeance, gore, blood, brutality, violence, death, summer camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1980
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   27%
 
The Blair Witch Project
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In October of 1994 three student filmmakers disappeared in the woods near Burkittsville, Maryland, while shooting a documentary. A year later their footage was found.
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, dark, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wilderness, survival, in the woods, witch, danger, supernatural, legend, mysterious place, panic, mystery, friends, videotaping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1994, 1990s
Place: maryland, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   27%
 
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Dead & Buried
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses appear to be coming back to life and living normally as locals in the small town.
Style: suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, small town, zombie, supernatural, voodoo, gore, blood, violence, hospital, splatter, gory, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   28%
 
 6.5
 102K
Oculus
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, surprise ending, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: siblings relations, demons, mirror, supernatural, haunted house, insanity, plot twist, gory, danger, hallucination, murder, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1955
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   34%
 
 6.8
 168K
It Follows
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: For 19-year-old Jay, fall should be about school, boys and weekends out at the lake. But a seemingly innocent physical encounter turns sour and gives her the inescapable sense that someone, or something, is following her. Faced with this burden, Jay ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, depressing, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, chase, death, ghost, friendship, paranoia, brutality, dangerous attraction, isolation, stalking, group of friends, sex ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: detroit, michigan, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
 6.5
 49K
Session 9
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, tense, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychology, supernatural, murder, mental institution, haunted house, ghost, insanity, mentally unstable, lobotomy, demons, serial killer, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   29%
 
Friday the 13th
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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, camp, murder, cult, gory, revenge, teenager, blood, brutality, violence, death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 1950s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
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Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
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, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, gory, hospital, brutality, death, violence, blood, mental institution, revenge, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   26%
 
The Town That Dreaded Sundown
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, small town, police investigation, revenge, halloween, strong sexual content, high school, blood, splatter, pornography ...
Time: year 1946, year 1976
Place: texas, usa, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   100%
 
Black Christmas
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: suspenseful, scary, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, cult, murder, christmas, obsession, holiday, violence, police investigation, mental illness, halloween ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
 7.8
 185K
Halloween
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, violence, masked killer, murder, death, small town, psychopath, violent, gory, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1978, 1960s ...
Place: california, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   31%
 
Happy Birthday to Me
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, psychological, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, murder, mystery, vengeance, splatter, violence, gore, blood, revenge, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
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System:   32%
    User:   35%
 

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My Bloody Valentine
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, serious, rough, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, small town, vengeance, murder, halloween, splatter, supernatural, brutality, gore, blood ...
Time: 80s, year 1960, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   37%
 
Dario Argento's Phenomena
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, gory, school, supernatural, revenge, investigation, vengeance, psychopath, chase, murder mystery, boarding school ...
Time: 80s, year 1985, 20th century, twentieth century
Place: europe, switzerland, munich germany, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   35%
 
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