Movies like Scream

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Scream (1996)
 7.2
 258K
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: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense, clever, dark humor, humorous, biting, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, high school, small town, woman in danger, halloween, masked killer, psychopath, danger, teenager, who done it, news reporter, mystery, teenage life, paranoia, murder, violence, blood, violent, brutality, maniac, revenge, homicidal maniac, gore, party ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa

Most similar movies to Scream

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, surprise ending and suspense films with plots about murder, serial killer, slasher, blood, deadly, death and violence mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Scream: Urban Legend (1998), Scream: The TV Series (2015), My Bloody Valentine (2009), Prom Night (2008), House of Wax (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 118K
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, witty, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, stabbing, psychopath, woman in danger, slasher, sheriff, book, rescue, masked killer, hospital, mask, knife ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 113K
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: scary, suspenseful, clever, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, hollywood, murder, filmmaking, isolation, masked killer, mask, reporter, mystery killer, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 143K
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: scary, suspenseful, biting, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, college, psychopath, mask, masked killer, mystery killer, deadly, multiple suspects, postmodernism, youth, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ 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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, revenge, secret, small town, fisherman, mystery, buried truth, urban legend, psychopath, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 55K
Urban Legend (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, France, Canada
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, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, college, urban legend, serial killer, murder, death, hanging, gas station, axe, strangulation, dark and stormy night, dead teenager ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Scream: The TV Series (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, scary, twists and turns, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, teenage life, small town, youth, massacre, danger, high school, characters killed one by one, murder, psychopath, who done it, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Bloody Valentine (2009)
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, suspenseful, surprise ending, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, survival, psychopath, miner, small town, death, gory, haunted by the past, old love, danger, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, island, murder, resort, serial killer, revenge, hotel, haunted by the past, fisherman, marijuana, blood, hook ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 31K
Prom Night (2008)
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, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, stalking, obsession, hotel, high school, slasher, haunted by the past, prom, death, characters killed one by one, best friends, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 107K
House of Wax (2005)
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: suspense, scary, gothic, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, traffic jam, group of friends, slasher, deadly, ghost town, wax museum, small town, torture, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 50s, 80s
Place: usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, small town, small town life, haunted by the past, danger, strong sexual content, social relations, teenage life, deadly, crimes ...
Time: year 1976, year 1946
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 23K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, mystery killer, revenge, danger, valentine's day, gory, woman in danger, school, violence against women ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 11K
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: sexual, realistic, scary, witty, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, small town, psychopath, slasher, virgin, high school, teenager, murder, sex, revenge, dead teenager, urban legend ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the ...
Style: suspense, tense, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: home invasion, serial killer, masked killer, mysterious stranger, murder, slasher, blood, swimming pool, road trip, sadism, homicidal maniac, extreme violence ...
Place: cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
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: slasher, supernatural, survival, danger, monster, gory, chase, serial killer, brother, death, dead teenager, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
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: surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, urban legend, serial killer, college, murder, teenage life, who done it, gory, masked killer, psychopath, rivalry, college life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Evil dream-demon Freddy Krueger devises a plan to manipulate the unstoppable Jason Vorhees into hacking up the teenagers of Elm Street in an effort to make people remember the name Freddy Krueger, thus freeing him from limbo.
Style: scary, brutal, suspense, bloody, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, monster, serial killer, murder, danger, small town, summer camp, gory, brutality, blood, violence, two killers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new jersey, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 203K
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, slasher, psychopath, violence, psychiatrist, masked killer, evil, small town, teenage life, murder, violent ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1963, 1960s ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: scary, suspenseful, surreal, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, nightmare, disfigurement, fear, teenage life, nightmare comes true, back from the dead, high school, serial killer, burned alive, dreams ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.2
 27K
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: scary, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: college, slasher, blood, college life, best friends, serial killer, prank, stalking, graduation, female nudity, gore, buried truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
15%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, private detective, murder, urban legend, stalking, psychopath, serial killer, police investigation, obsession, vengeance, gory, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: scary, suspenseful, humorous, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, island, murder, hanging, holiday horror, gory, serial killer, deadly, teenage life, college, youth, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 102K
Halloween (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, loss of friend, manhunt, stripper, stabbing, massacre, small town, sheriff, suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, small town, death, niece, evil, supernatural, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, rough, bloody ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, danger, serial killer, murder, in the woods, back from the dead, death, human monster, camp counselor, gory, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.5
 104K
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, camp, serial killer, revenge, danger, teenager, maniac, fear, axe, lake, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psycho film, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, supernatural, haunted by the past, urban legend, danger, nightmare comes true, small town, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, masked killer, killing spree, valentine's day, danger, youth, brutality, violence, small town, characters killed one by one, insanity ...
Time: 80s, year 1960, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, mental institution, psychopath, teenager, knife murder, gory, who done it, violence spree, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.7
 84K
Halloween (2018)
Genre: 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: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, gothic ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, boogeyman, serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, sadistic psychopath, maniac, death, stabbed to death, halloween costume ...
Time: 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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