Movies like Scream for Help

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Scream for Help (1984)
 5.9
 899
Scream for Help (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A teenaged girl discovers that her stepfather is trying to murder her and her mother, but when she tells people, no one will believe her.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending, realistic, scary
Plot: murder, stepfather, teenager, abusive husband, home invasion, family in danger, family life, infidelity, danger, teenage life, crimes, investigation, crime, mystery, mental illness, intrigue, couples, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, gory, suspicion, virgin, explosion, electrocution ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Scream for Help

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychological films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, danger, mystery, serial killer and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Scream for Help: My Little Eye (2002), White of the Eye (1987), Christina's House (2000), Black Rainbow (1989), The Stepfather (1987). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 5.5
 12K
My Little Eye (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five young people apply to live in an isolated house together for six months whilst their every move is filmed by numerous cameras.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, mind game, rivalry, danger, suspicion, mystery, isolation, vengeance, serial killer, crimes, deadly, video surveillance ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
White of the Eye (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Evidence of mutilated housewives points to a sound expert (David Keith) living unhappily with his wife (Cathy Moriarty) in Arizona.
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, psychopath, murder, police investigation, dangerous attraction, danger, unlikely criminals, law enforcement, crimes, protagonist as suspect, police detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Christina's House (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The teenager Christina, her younger brother Bobby, and their father James Tarling moves to a rented house in a small town in Washington to be close to Christina's mother Joanne, who is interned in an asylum. The house is being repaired by Howie ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, teenager, mystery, amateur detective, psychopath, danger, deadly, love triangle, teenage life, mental illness, stalking ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
Black Rainbow (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive, in public performances. Trouble begins when she gives a message to Mary Kuron from her husband, Tom. But Tom ...
Style: disturbing, serious, tense, mind bending, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, father daughter relationship, crimes, mystery, danger, crime, investigation, dishonesty, deadly, journalism, woman in danger, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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 6.8
 14K
The Stepfather (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A seemingly mild mannered man -- who has just murdered his entire family -- quickly adopts a new identity and leaves town. After building a new relationship with a widow and her teenage daughter, he struggles to hide his true identity and maintain a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, family relations, stepfather, maniac, investigation, teenager, widow, murder of family, real estate agent, shower ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 4.8
 1K
Eternal (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detective Raymond Pope is a detective of questionable morals, searching for his missing wife. His investigation leads him to the wealthy estate of the enigmatic Elizabeth Kane and her young maid Irina. Under Elizabeth's fascinating looks and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: mysterious character, mystery, investigation, obsession, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, manipulations, mind game, supernatural, danger, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada, montreal, venice, rome italy, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 6.4
 1K
Night Watch (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Ellen Wheeler, a rich widow, is recovering from a nervous breakdown. One day, while staring out the window, she witnesses a murder. But does anybody believe her?
Style: suspenseful, psychological, mind bending, serious, realistic ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, crime, false accusation, couples, crimes, mentally unstable, deadly, mystery, infidelity, storm, gardening ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Breaking Dawn (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Within the confines of an insane asylum languish many would-be seers and messiahs. Medical students meet them day in, day out. But when Eve meets Don Wake, she discovers he's not your run-of-the-mill paranoic. In fact, his visions of her life ...
Style: bleak, psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, serious
Plot: mental institution, paranoia, mental illness, mentally unstable, mystery, investigation, danger, crimes, deadly, obsession, uncover truth, hospital ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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 5.3
 902
Flashback (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young woman is released from an asylum where she has been since witnessing the murder of her parents, but violence continues to haunt her.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, gory, danger, deadly, crimes, death of parent, loss of parents, loss of parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, hidden camera, family in danger, danger, murder, manipulation, isolation, deadly, psychopath, mind game, confined, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.4
 1K
Crush (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Julian is perfectly happy in his relationship with the pretty blond Clare. That is, until he meets Anna, a dark-haired, bikini-clad beauty who he encounters while he is house-sitting. Passion reigns in their relationship, and soon Julian learns that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dangerous attraction, obsession, mysterious character, teenage life, femme fatale, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, danger, stalking, power relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
 2K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, teenage life, gory, deadly, small town, female serial killer, teenage girl, youth, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.9
 6K
Trauma (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An anorexic young woman escapes from a psychiatric clinic and meets a young man who wants to help. She is caught and returned to her parents, who are soon beheaded by a garrotting stranger making the rounds about town, apparently striking only when ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, kidnapping, gory, journalism, deadly, amateur detective, danger, woman in danger, teenage life, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.6
 920
The Darkroom (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A teenage boy befriends an escapee from a mental institution who sees visions of horrible murders being committed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: murder, mental institution, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, mental illness, gory, deadly, confined, crimes, danger, serial killer, escaped mental patient ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Murder-Rock: Dancing Death (1984)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A series of murders rock a dance academy in New York in which the mysterous directress, Candice, sets out to find the kiler, with a little assistance from a shady male model, named George, who has a hidden agenda for her as does she for him.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: murder, rivalry, dance studio, vengeance, mystery, investigation, crime, crimes, track down, gory, dancer's life, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Killer Upstairs (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman investigates when her teenage son is arrested for his married lover's murder.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, false accusation, investigation, crimes, legal, mystery, amateur detective, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, slasher ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, psychopath, serial killer, haunted by the past, family in danger, gory, small town life, who done it, supernatural, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.8
 292
Relative Fear (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Linda and Peter Pratman's son Adam is autistic, but they still love him and hope that he'll at least start talking some day. However he's teased and abused by the kids of the neighborhood and his grandpa . When several people around ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, suspicion, therapist, mystery, mischievous children, crimes, social misfits, family life, danger, mentally challenged, killer child ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Voices from Beyond (1994)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Giorgia Mainardi, a brutal and egoistic person, died. Noone is really interested in his death, but during his autopsy they find out he was murdered. As a voice from dead, he and his daugther try to find the murder of him... but they have to hurry, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending
Plot: zombie, family relations, vengeance, uncover truth, parents and children, murder, couple relations, gory, mystery, investigation, ghost, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.1
 612
Alone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experience the fear as you're sucked into the disturbed mind of Alex. Tormented by harrowing voices of the past Alex searches for the one girl who can silence the horror of a tortured soul. As the quest becomes darker and more sinister ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, woman in danger, danger, mystery, crimes, mentally unstable, psychopath, deadly, stalking, law enforcement, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: 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, slasher, scary, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: nanny, private detective, murder, psychopath, stalking, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, police investigation, obsession, mind game, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.6
 2K
Night School (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston police detective investigates a series of gruesome decapitations of various college coeds commited by a helmeted, black-leather clad serial killer which leads him to suspect a well known anthropology professor as well as his female live-in ...
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, college, psychopath, serial killer, murder, suspicion, violence, pregnancy, mysterious character, riddles and clues, investigation, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 2K
Berserk (1967)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Monica Rivers, is the owner and ringmaster of a traveling circus and who'll stop at nothing to draw bigger audiences. When a series of mysterious murders begins to occur and some of her performers die gruesomely, her profits soar. She hires ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, mind bending, scary, realistic ...
Plot: circus, murder, serial killer, investigation, danger, mysterious character, crime, mind game, performer's life, artists and showbiz, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 108K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: scary, psychological, psycho film, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, investigation, serial killer, mystery, protagonist as suspect, mental institution, mind game, psychiatrist, supernatural, crazy, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Book of Blood (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Based on the wraparound story penned by Clive Barker in the author's "Books of Blood" collection, the story centers on a paranormal expert who, while investigating a gruesome slaying, finds a house that is at the intersection of ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: afterlife, haunted house, ghost, murder, danger, investigation, crimes, deadly, supernatural, mystery, paranormal phenomena, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.3
 309
Blind Terror (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After marrying a handsome man she barely knows, a woman experiences threatening calls and violent attacks from a mysterious woman who claims to be her new husband's former lover.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: mystery, private detective, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, infidelity, couples, family problems, danger, dishonesty, stalking, deadly, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 25K
Psycho II (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After years of treatment at a mental institution for the criminally insane, serial killer Norman Bates is finally released. Deciding to move back into his long-dead mother's infamous old house, he soon finds himself tormented by "her" ...
Style: slasher, psychological, twists and turns, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, nudity (full frontal - brief), attic, starting over, voyeur, motel, revenge, mental illness, gory, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Bloody Birthday (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1970, three children are born at the height of a total eclipse. Due to the sun and moon blocking Saturn, which controls emotions, they have become heartless killers ten years later, and are able to escape detection because of their youthful and ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, rough, bleak ...
Plot: murder, solar eclipse, birthday, elementary school, children, family life, crime, crimes, supernatural, teenage life, violence spree, psychopath ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1970, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: slasher, splatter, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, college, school, gory, vengeance, birthday, birthday party, master criminal, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.0
 4K
Thr3e (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland, USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Innocent lives hang on the whim of an elusive psychopathic murderer whose strange riddles and impossible timelines force three people into a mission to end the game before one or all of them die.
Style: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: split personality, profiler, serial killer, murder, mental illness, stalking, psychopath, gory, investigation, danger, deadly, criminal psychologist ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%