Movies like Scream 1996

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Scream (1996)
 7.3
 331K
Scream (1996)
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: slasher, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, tense, humorous, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: woman in danger, masked killer, serial killer, high school, psychopath, who done it, murder, small town, mystery, violent, heroine, teenage life, teenager, characters killed one by one, serial murder, halloween, media coverage, violence, brutality, maniac, chase, psycho terror, paranoia, party, news reporter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: california, usa

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Most similar movies to Scream

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, scary, suspenseful and suspense films with plots about murder, serial killer, blood, teenager, death, chase and deadly mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Scream: Halloween (1978), Scream: The TV Series (2015), Urban Legend (1998), Friday the 13th (1980), Valentine (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 146K
Scream 4 (2011)
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, slasher, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, masked killer, mystery killer, serial murder, psychopath, murder, rescue, characters killed one by one, mystery, crimes, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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100%
 6.3
 179K
Scream 2 (1997)
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: slasher, suspense, scary, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, college, serial murder, chase, wannabe, postmodernism, psychopath, female psychopath, mystery killer, masked killer, crimes, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 140K
Scream 3 (2000)
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, mystery killer, hollywood, murder, serial murder, filmmaking, isolation, wannabe, psychopath, mind game, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, characters killed one by one, urban legend, murder, small town, fisherman, mystery, hidden truth, revenge, psychopath, who done it, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: murder, island, resort, serial killer, woman in danger, survival, attempted murder, offscreen killing, escape, haunted by the past, hotel, killer ...
Time: 90s, year 1988, 80s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
Scream: The TV Series (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: What starts as a YouTube video going viral, soon leads to problems for the teenagers of Lakewood and serves as the catalyst for a murder that opens up a window to the town's troubled past. Everyone has secrets. Everyone tells lies. Everyone is ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, realistic, slasher ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, high school, who done it, characters killed one by one, youth, psychopath, murder, massacre, teenage life, maniac, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.6
 66K
Urban Legend (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: slasher, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, urban legend, college, serial murder, murder, death, strangulation, gas station, hanging, dead teenager, dark and stormy night, strong violent content ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
100%
 4.8
 28K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, mystery killer, valentine's day, murder, psychopath, school, violence against women, success, haunted by the past, revenge, death of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, murder, school, death, stalking, psychopath, small town, anniversary, boarding school, evil, underage drinking ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 6.4
 86K
Scream (2022)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, a new killer has donned the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s deadly past.
Style: slasher, suspense, reboot
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, whodunit, psychopath, hallucination, fandom, homecoming, killing spree, murder, attempted murder, sister sister relationship, hospital, characters killed one by one ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 14K
Cherry Falls (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cherry Falls is a quiet little town - until the night that a serial killer begins preying on its youth. After a third teen is found slain, the killer's modus operandi emerges: the victims were all virgins. Sheriff Marken is concerned for the ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, small town, psychopath, revenge, murder, virgin, rape, haunted by the past, who done it, teenage life, youth, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Fear Street: 1994 (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1994, a group of teenagers discovers that the terrifying events which have haunted their town for generations ​are all connected — and that they may be the next targets.
Style: slasher, disturbing, tense, suspense, scary ...
Plot: murder, maniac, serial killer, brutality, violence, violent, vengeance, alter ego, lgbt, death, witch, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, year 1994
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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: slasher, scary, surprise ending, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, college, murder, who done it, teenage life, masked killer, psychopath, college life, rivalry, movie business, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.1
 31K
Sorority Row (2009)
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: slasher, macabre, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: college, college life, mystery killer, best friends, prank, stalking, serial murder, hidden truth, serial killer, college graduate, woman in danger, dormitory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
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: slasher, scary, rough, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, fear, nightmare comes true, disfigurement, teenage life, back from the dead, murder, high school, sleeping, serial killer, trapped ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
75%
 5.4
 123K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 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, slasher, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, torture, ghost town, violence, small town, wax museum, brutality, group of friends, traffic jam, museum ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1974 ...
Place: usa, louisiana, new york, florida, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.9
 36K
Prom Night (2008)
Genre: Horror
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: stalking, obsession, serial killer, high school, haunted by the past, hotel, prom, death, characters killed one by one, best friends, psychopath, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 87K
Halloween II (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, murder, hospital, nudity (full frontal - brief), stalking, psychopath, graphic violence, obsession, small town, sheriff, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, brutal ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial murder, mine, miner, strong violent content, serial killer, characters killed one by one, survival, psychopath, small town, death, haunted by the past, old love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 ⇓
50%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: nightmare comes true, sleeping, death, serial killer, serial murder, youth, supernatural, murder, nightmare, torture, burned alive, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
April Fool's Day (1986)
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, island, holiday horror, hanging, serial killer, teenage life, crimes, mind game, supernatural, police investigation, mad scientist, college ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 27K
Cry Wolf (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, prank, school, friendship, masked killer, death, high school life, psycho killer, youth, crimes, nobody believes ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
There's Someone Inside Your House (2021)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As the countdown to graduation begins, students at Osborne High are being stalked by a maniac intent on exposing their darkest secrets to the entire town, terrorizing victims while wearing a life-like mask of their own face. With a mysterious past ...
Style: slasher, suspense, tense, twists and turns, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, female protagonist, small town, high school, killing spree, maniac, coming of age, psychopath, home invasion, murder, violence, girl ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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 ⇓
100%
 6.5
 145K
Halloween (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. This film, ...
Style: slasher, suspense, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: halloween, sadistic psychopath, masked killer, murder, serial killer, boogeyman, murderer, terror, maniac, violence, homicidal maniac, fear ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%