Movies like Scream

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Scream (1996)
 7.2
 250K
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, dark humor, clever, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, woman in danger, high school, halloween, small town, who done it, masked killer, psychopath, danger, news reporter, mystery, teenage life, teenager, murder, violence, blood, brutality, revenge, violent, obsession, mystery killer, black gloves, knife murder, gore ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa

Most similar movies to Scream

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about murder, serial killer, slasher, deadly, blood, death and gory mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Scream: Scream: The TV Series (2015), My Bloody Valentine (2009), Prom Night (2008), Urban Legend (1998), A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 110K
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, twists and turns, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, hollywood, mystery killer, murder, isolation, mask, masked killer, reporter, filmmaking, postmodernism, movie business ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 139K
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: suspenseful, scary, semi serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, college, mystery killer, masked killer, mask, psychopath, postmodernism, university, mystery, media satire, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 115K
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, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, mystery killer, masked killer, knife, book, hospital, sheriff, mask, rescue, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, small town, serial killer, murder, revenge, secret, fisherman, mystery, psychopath, who done it, buried truth, urban legend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, teenage life, youth, small town, danger, massacre, high school, psychopath, murder, obsession, mystery, who done it ...
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, survival, blood, small town, miner, gas mask, gory, death, psychopath, sheriff, head injury ...
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, serious, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, island, resort, murder, serial killer, revenge, hotel, fisherman, hook, knife, blood, vacation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: bahamas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: stalking, serial killer, obsession, slasher, high school, hotel, prom, haunted by the past, best friends, death, teacher, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 5.5
 53K
Urban Legend (1998)
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, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, college, serial killer, urban legend, murder, death, dead teenager, gory, axe, strangulation, hanging, gas station ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, revenge, dreams, gory, high school, serial killer, teenage life, danger, small town, nightmare comes true, burned alive ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.8
 22K
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, revenge, psychopath, mystery killer, danger, murder, valentine's day, gory, school, college, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.8
 185K
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, suspense, suspenseful, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, violence, teenage life, masked killer, small town, psychiatrist, evil, doctors and patients, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 105K
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, group of friends, slasher, wax museum, ghost town, deadly, gory, woman in danger, traffic jam, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 50s
Place: new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 26K
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: slasher, college, serial killer, blood, graduation, prank, stalking, best friends, killer, college life, woman in danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
⇓ 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, dead teenager, serial killer, small town, strong sexual content, danger, deadly, haunted by the past, small town life, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: year 1946, year 1976
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, psycho film, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, supernatural, haunted by the past, gory, small town, urban legend, danger, deadly, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 97K
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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, halloween, teenage life, small town, mask, extreme violence, maniac, sadism, gory, manhunt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, twists and turns, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, knife murder, mental institution, teenager, psychopath, gory, hospital, psychology, mask, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, rough, tense, suspenseful
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, blood, murder, slasher, mysterious stranger, swimming pool, home invasion, road trip, violence, sadism, psychopath ...
Place: cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, serious, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, small town, slasher killer, murder, mystery killer, unknown killer, killing spree, masked killer, miner, maniac, valentine's day ...
Time: 80s, year 1960, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror
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, rough, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, slasher, danger, in the woods, serial killer, back from the dead, death, murder, gory, camp counselor, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, small town, psychopath, dead teenager, slasher, sex, murder, revenge, high school, virgin, teenager, gory ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, teenage life, creep, serial killer, high school, boiler room, booby trap, dream, alcoholic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
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, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, summer camp, murder, mystery killer, knife murder, gore, camp, serial killer, psychopath, gory, stalking, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, cult, camp, serial killer, revenge, drowning, teenager, knife murder, mystery killer, maniac, cabin ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, 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: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, college, urban legend, serial killer, teenage life, murder, psychopath, rivalry, gory, college life, who done it, movie business ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Drive In Massacre (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Two police detectives try to catch a serial killer who is stalking a rural California drive-in theater, randomly killing people with a sword.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, severed head, dismemberment, decapitation, shotgun, sword, violence, police, police detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.6
 60K
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, knife murder, murder, mask, sheriff, small town, gory, stalking, obsession, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 3.9
 899
Lovers Lane (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man who killed 13 years before goes out on the loose to kill his victims' children.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: dead teenager, serial killer, slasher, small town, murder, psychopath, gory, teenage life, danger, deadly, youth, body count ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, murder, knife murder, death, violence, evil, underage drinking, masked killer, boarding school, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1998, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%