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Stepfather II (1989)
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Stepfather II (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Stepfather" Jerry Blake escapes an insane asylum and winds up in another town, this time impersonating a marriage counselor. With a future wife and new stepson who love him, Blake eliminates anyone who stands in his way to building the perfect family.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, rough, serious, realistic, slasher, splatter, intense, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, stepfather, mental institution, psychopath, maniac, wedding, dentist, crimes, family relations, hospital, parents and children, family life, gory, deadly, hidden identity, domestic disturbance, parent child relationship, psycho killer, psychiatrist, hotel, sex scene, mental patient, church, wine ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, washington d.c., washington state, portland oregon

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, slasher and scary films with plots about serial killer, murder, psychopath, deadly, crimes, gory and danger mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Stepfather II: Stepfather III (1992), Halloween (1978), The Stepfather (1987), X-Ray (1981), Dark Ride (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Stepfather III (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Having survived the stab wounds he sustained at the end of the previous film, the stepfather, escapes from the institution in Puget Sound, Washington he was placed in four years ago, seeking a reclusive back alley plastic surgeon to perform ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, stepfather, investigation, murder, danger, rivalry, crimes, parents and children, mental institution, graphic violence, psychopath, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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 7.7
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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, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, halloween, serial killer, violent, masked killer, evil, violence, mask, psychiatrist, small town, teenage life, serial murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1963, 60s ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
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The Stepfather (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
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, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, family relations, stepfather, maniac, investigation, real estate agent, shower, widow, murder of family, psycho ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.0
 2K
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, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, gory, blood, stabbing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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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, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, halloween, masked killer, good versus evil, attic, niece, evil, knife, knife murder, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.6
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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, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, amusement park, mental institution, murder, serial killer, deadly, crimes, youth, gory, homicidal maniac, maniac, violence ...
Time: contemporary, year 2003, year 1989, year 1990
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, murder, psychopath, survival, vengeance, halloween, student life, woman in danger, danger, stalking, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: slasher, rough, psychological, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, gory, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, buddies, tragic hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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: suspenseful, scary, tense, slasher, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, chase, murder, law enforcement, stalking, crimes, woman in danger, police detective, deadly, danger, stalker ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
New Year's Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a New Year's Eve celebration, a punk-rock singer gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, christmas horror, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, nightclub, serial killer, new year's eve, investigation, nightlife, mentally unstable, crimes, danger, deadly, showbiz ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.6
 93K
You're Next (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: home invasion, murder, masked killer, massacre, survival, deathtrap, gory, crimes, family relations, trap, family in danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Last Horror Movie (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence spree, obsession, dark humor, mind game, vengeance, split personality, deadly, woman in danger, investigation, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, decapitation, killer santa claus, christmas, obsession, woman in danger, vengeance, mental institution, gory, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Intruder (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Escapee (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While on a class observation trip at a local mental hospital, young psychology major, Abby Jones has a chilling encounter with high-risk patient, Harmon. She returns home for an evening of normal study with her two roommates unaware of the darkness ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, psychopath, convict, obsession, woman in danger, isolation, violence spree, track down, deadly, murder, serial killer, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, small town, death, evil, niece, psychiatric ward, supernatural, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1989, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, morgue, summer camp, killing spree, supernatural horror, massacre, sadism, camp, knife murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, mad ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence, cruelty, cannibalism, torture, murder, cannibal, gory, severed foot, sadism, slasher killer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Carrying on the Prom Night tradition, this film begins back at Hamilton High School on Prom Night in 1957. As a young couple are enjoying a romantic moment together in the back seat of a car, they are interrupted by Father Jonas, a priest who ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
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Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Vacancy 2: The First Cut (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Three young people check into the Meadow View Inn for a night's rest, fully unaware of the inn's sick-minded employees and their nefarious intentions.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary ...
Plot: chase, voyeur, psychopath, serial killer, deadly, danger, crimes, murder, voyeurism, hotel, masked killer, night vision ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2007, year 2004
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
No One Can Hear You (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Families are dying and reporter Trish (Kelly McGillis) finds herself reporting on a serial killing spree. After her daughter Lisa's (Kate Elliott) best friends are killed, she fears that her family may be on the killers list. Sheriff Webster ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, realistic ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young woman learns that she has inherited a Texas estate from her deceased grandmother. After embarking on a road trip with friends to uncover her roots, she finds she is the sole owner of a lavish, isolated Victorian mansion. But her newfound ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 70s, 90s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Child's Play 2 (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When Andy's mother is admitted to a psychiatric hospital, the young boy is placed in foster care, and Chucky, determined to claim Andy's soul, is not far behind.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Alone in the Dark (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, suspense ...
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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XII (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man found guilty of a crime against a minor is released from prison and returns to get revenge on the jury who sent him there.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: slasher, atmospheric, psycho film, scary, rough ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, psycho, halloween, slasher killer, maniac, massacre, violence, gory, police, killing spree, psychopath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 47K
The Collection (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: trap, serial killer, gory, escape, sadistic horror, survival horror, serial murder, mercenary, gore, crimes, masked killer, kidnapping ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, summer camp, axe, forest, massacre, lake, sadism, killing spree, masked killer, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Strangeland (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pierced and tattooed sadist, Captain Howdy, trolls the Internet for naive teens, luring them to his home to torture and defile them. When Howdy kidnaps and tortures the daughter of police Detective Mike Gage, he is caught. Deemed insane, he is ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%