Movies like Silent Night, Deadly Night

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Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
 5.8
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Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, slasher, rough, scary, serious, sinister, splatter, psychotronic, christmas horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, obsession, santa claus, orphan, christmas, survival, characters killed one by one, insanity, childhood trauma, stalking, mental institution, holiday, decapitation, killer santa claus, corporal punishment, orphanage, youth, crimes, life is a bitch, teenage life, vengeance, rivalry, store ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1984, year 1974, year 1971
Place: salt lake city utah

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Most similar movies to Silent Night, Deadly Night

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and slasher films with plots about serial killer, crimes, murder, deadly, blood, psychopath and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Silent Night, Deadly Night: Friday the 13th (1980), Pieces (1982), The Burning (1981), The Mutilator (1984), Friday the 13th Part III (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being traumatized by his brother Billy's murderous rampage years earlier, Ricky Caldwell has become a serial killer himself and is now living in a mental hospital. Relating his story to a psychiatrist, Ricky recounts the details of their ...
Style: tense, serious, slasher, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, killer santa claus, decapitation, christmas, crimes, orphan, mental illness, obsession, mental institution, doctors and patients ...
Time: 80s
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100%
 6.4
 137K
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, 50s, year 1958
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 11K
Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, university, chainsaw, psychopath, stalking, investigation, woman in danger, sex maniac, killer, college, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, year 1942
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 19K
The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stalking, camp, murder, serial killer, prank, summer camp, burned alive, evil man, youth, revenge, voyeurism, hospital ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Mutilator (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach house, murder, psychopath, stalking, serial killer, vengeance, buddies, mentally unstable, youth, mysterious villain, teenager, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, forest, summer camp, lake, killing spree, massacre, sadism, masked killer, camp, psycho terror ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 6K
Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, stalking, murder, camp counselor, psychopath, psycho, teenage life, wilderness, forest, supernatural, death ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1981
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, forest, psychopath, serial murder, murder, morgue, summer camp, massacre, supernatural horror, killing spree, sadism, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, slasher, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, chase, psychopath, murder, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, woman in danger, police detective, stalker, sadistic killer, wedding ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.7
 269K
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, masked killer, violent, violence, evil, small town, serial murder, psychiatrist, strangulation, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1963, 60s, year 1978 ...
Place: illinois, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 11K
A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, obsession, strangulation, teenage life, violence, investigation, characters killed one by one, insanity, inheritance, anger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Christmas Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A toy factory worker, mentally scarred as a child upon learning Santa Claus is not real, suffers a nervous breakdown after being belittled at work, and embarks on a Yuletide killing spree.
Style: slasher, serious, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, obsession, murder, killing spree, killer santa claus, serial killer as protagonist, ghost, soldier, mentally unstable, unlikely criminals, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, year 1980, year 1947
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, stalking, summer camp, crimes, mystery, crazy, psycho killer, maniac, psycho ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ 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: slasher, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), mental institution, child in peril, hospital, forest, killing spree, massacre, sadism, strong violent content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie, who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, murder, crime spree, attic, coma, gas station, good versus evil, killing spree, niece, evil, sheriff ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 32K
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, summer camp, rivalry, serial killer, teenage life, youth, teenage girl, mental illness, violence, shyness, brutality ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.4
 16K
Shocker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Style: slasher, sadistic, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, electric chair, supernatural, evil, psychopath, reincarnation, police investigation, vengeance, maniac, serial killer, chase, violence ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 89K
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, stalking, psychopath, obsession, small town, graphic violence, sheriff, nudity (full frontal - brief), vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I Spit on Your Grave (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A remake of the 1979 controversial cult classic, I Spit on Your Grave retells the horrific tale of writer Jennifer Hills who takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in ...
Style: brutal, disturbing, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: rape, sexual abuse, gang rape, rape and revenge, rapist, vengeance, rape revenge, torture, strong violent content, woman in danger, violence against women, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Don't Answer the Phone! (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A deeply disturbed photographer and Vietnam veteran, named Kirk Smith, terrorizes Los Angeles by going around strangling lingerie-clad young women in their homes while taunting Lindsay Gale, a young psychologist, by calling her on a radio call-in ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, obsession, stalking, murder, sadist, maniac, photographer, mind game, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, riddles and clues ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, asia, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.6
 6K
Dark Ride (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ten years after he brutally murdered two girls, a killer escapes from a mental institution and returns to his turf, the theme park attraction called Dark Ride. About to crash his path are a group of college kids on a road trip who stumble across the ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, amusement park, mental institution, murder, serial killer, crimes, youth, maniac, homicidal maniac, violence, road trip, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, year 2003, year 1990
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crazed killer stalks college students who gave up their vacation to clean a deserted dormitory.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, stalking, crimes, supernatural, college life, school, law enforcement, isolation, who done it, frame up ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four backpackers decide to take a hike in the mountains of Utah. But within the woods lurks a killer. But who...or what...is it? The lazy local sheriff blames bears. But the escalating body count seems to point to a human killer. Ignoring the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, stalking, survival, vengeance, on the run, isolation, mental illness, wilderness, group of friends, mountain ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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I Spit on Your Grave (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An aspiring writer is repeatedly gang-raped, humiliated, and left for dead by four men whom she systematically hunts down to seek revenge.
Style: rough, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape, rape and revenge, sexual abuse, vengeance, cruelty, sadistic horror, revenge, sadism, murder, psychopath, brutality, justice ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: england, germany, europe, new york state, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 6.7
 4K
Anguish (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's assistant with an unhealthy interest in human eyeballs goes on a killing spree to collect eyeballs for his overbearing mother's collection. Reality soon takes a bizarre turn, both for the characters and the audience.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, surreal, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, murder, theater, psychopath, hypnosis, psycho killer, evil doctor, parents and children, mental illness, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, america, spain, california, southern california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.9
 3K
X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, valentine's day, vengeance, violence, nurse, obsession, deliberate cruelty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Just Before Dawn (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area. Ignoring the warnings, they set up camp, and start ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, maniac, mountain, murder, stalking, survival, adventure, youth, isolation, teenage life, legends and myths, group of friends ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, halloween, psychopath, serial killer, small town, death, niece, evil, mass murder, psychiatric ward, supernatural, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, forest, masked killer, serial murder, supernatural, zombie, summer camp, killing spree, supernatural horror, sadism, lightning ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 4.6
 4K
Final Exam (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a small college in North Carolina, only a select few students are left to take mid terms. But, when a killer strikes, it could be everyone's final exam.
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, serial killer, psychopath, murder, school, prank, chase, campus, graphic violence, teenage life, high school life, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%