Movies like Sleepaway Camp

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Sleepaway Camp (1983)
 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, twists and turns, surprise ending, twist ending, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, summer camp, rivalry, serial killer, youth, teenage life, teenage girl, mental illness, violence, shyness, brutality, mercilessness, humiliation, camp, mass murder, supernatural, mystery killer, pedophile, sexual abuse, gays and lesbians, woman in danger, cons and scams, crimes, family in danger ...
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Sleepaway Camp

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, scary, suspenseful and serious films with plots about murder, serial killer, violence, blood, deadly, psychopath and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Sleepaway Camp: High Tension (2003), The Burning (1981), The Slumber Party Massacre (1982), Friday the 13th Part III (1982), House of Wax (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's summer camp as usual at Camp Manabe where the kids torment each other for fun while the underpaid camp staff provides as little supervision as possible. Greedy camp owner Frank and junior partner Ronnie do their best to keep everyone in ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, camp, bully, psychopath, summer camp, psycho killer, burned alive, who done it, investigation, teenage life, obsession, mind game ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Angela Baker, a psychotic transsexual, escapes from a mental hospital and surfaces at a summer camp as a counselor who lectures her teenage charges on proper moral behavior. Those teens who break her strict rules -- from the camp chatterbox or a ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, psychopath, camp, murder, serial killer, teenage life, who done it, mystery, youth, rivalry, crimes, teenager ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.7
 72K
High Tension (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, ...
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: home invasion, evil man, massacre, psycho killer, sadism, disturbed individual, killing spree, brutality, split personality, insanity, serial rapist, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, south of france
⇓ 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 ⇓
75%
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The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An 18-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and decides to have a slumber party. Meanwhile, a mass murderer with a propensity for power tools has escaped from prison, and eventually makes his way to the party where the guests ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, psychopath, neighbor, slumber party, killing spree, violence spree, woman in danger, teenage life, sexual relations, high school life ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice california, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ 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%
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%
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%
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 5.4
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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, torture, psychopath, murder, ghost town, small town, wax museum, violence, 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%
Anthropophagus (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of tourists become stranded on an uninhabited island where they are stalked by an insane, violent, and grotesque killer that slaughtered the town's former residents.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: island, cannibal, serial killer, stranded, psychopath, isolation, survival, confined, supernatural, mysterious character, on the run, ocean ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: athens greece, greece, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.
Style: slasher, scary, macabre, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slaughterhouse, hitchhiker, psychopath, chainsaw, massacre, cannibalism, murder, gas station, loss of friend, maniac, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 14K
The Funhouse (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rebellious teen Amy defies her parents by going to a trashy carnival that has pulled into town. In tow are her boyfriend, Buzz, and their friends Liz and Richie. Thinking it would be fun to spend the night in the campy "Funhouse" horror ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, carnival, halloween, on the run, crimes, stalking, youth, teenage life, brutality, mental illness, death of boyfriend, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, 5th century, 70s, year 1975, 15th century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.0
 7K
Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, zombie, supernatural, woman in danger, crimes, supernatural ability, good versus evil, curses spells and rituals, violence spree, brutality ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
⇓ 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%
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 ⇓
100%
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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, obsession, santa claus, orphan, christmas, survival, characters killed one by one, insanity, childhood trauma, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1974, year 1971, 70s, year 1984
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Psychotic Angela is itching to do what she does best: slaughter dozens of teenage campers. As luck would have it, the previous site of her murders has been renamed and converted into an experimental summer camp meant to bring together privileged and ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sociopath, psychopath, summer camp, camp, rich and poor, police officer killed, murder, serial killer, cheerleader, vengeance, wilderness, who done it ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of serial killers end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.
Style: macabre, scary, slasher, rough, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, hitchhiker, urban legend, murder, violent, youth, teenage life, violence, serial killer, satanic ritual, psychopath, cannibalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, year 1977
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 6.4
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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 ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
27%
 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 ⇓
26%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, burned alive, nightmare comes true, diary, possession, disfigurement, psychopath, fire, dream ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989, year 1985
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 4.4
 1K
Psycho Cop (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Joe Vickers would probably make a good policeman if it weren't for his two nasty habits. Firstly, he is a devoted satanist; secondly - he likes to kill people. When he meets a group of teenagers spending their vacation in a wood hut, he ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, rough ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, survival, youth, police officer, violence spree, kids in trouble, forest, violence, serial killer, chaos, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Black Christmas (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An escaped maniac returns to his childhood home on Christmas Eve, which is now a sorority house, and begins to murder the sorority sisters one by one. A remake of the 1974 horror movie, Black Christmas.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, christmas, murder, dysfunctional family, hospital, holiday, murderer, violence, mother son incest, mental institution, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 2000s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl who possesses the power of telekinesis accidentally causes her father's death after a family dispute at Crystal Lake. Years later, when a doctor tries to exploit her abilities, her power becomes a hellish curse, and she unwittingly ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, supernatural, summer camp, psychiatrist, killing spree, lake, supernatural horror, forest, massacre, sadism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: asthma, supernatural, murder, psychopath, serial killer, high school, martial arts, sleeping, burned alive, disfigurement, resurrection, nightmare ...
Time: 80s, year 1991
Place: ohio, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Blood and Lace (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After her prostitute mother and her john are beaten to death while they are asleep in bed, teen-aged Ellie Masters is sent to an isolated orphanage...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: prostitute, psychopath, investigation, serial killer, murder, orphanage, orphan, youth, teenage life, isolation, violence, mysterious man ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 4.9
 2K
Unhinged (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: College students, Terry, Nancy and Gloria are on their way to a rock concert, driving through a torrential rainstorm...only to crash their car, badly injuring one of them. Seeking shelter and aid they come across a house occupied by a man-hating ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mystery killer, psychopath, murder, serial killer, crimes, sexual relations, destiny, woman in danger, voyeurism, violence, secret, voyeur ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.6
 4K
Nightmare (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, stalking, serial killer, nightmare, rough sex, bondage, family in danger, crimes, mentally unstable, youth, psycho ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: florida, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 5.5
 107K
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, maniac, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%