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Stepfather III (1992)
 4.7
 1K
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 extensive plastic surgery on him to alter his appearance, using no anesthesia.
Style: scary, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, stepfather, crimes, mental institution, psychopath, disability, family relations, parents and children, crime, graphic violence, danger, chases and races, gory, deadly, rivalry, slasher, football, maniac, party, teacher, wedding, computer game, computer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century

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Most similar movies to Stepfather III

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about serial killer, deadly, crimes, murder, slasher, psychopath and danger mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Stepfather III: Stepfather II (1989), New Year's Evil (1980), Dark Asylum (2001), Dead Tone (2007), Sweet 16 (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, mental institution, stepfather, maniac, wedding, dentist, violence, deadly, crimes, domestic disturbance ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington state, washington d.c., california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, rough, scary, christmas horror, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, nightclub, new year's eve, crimes, mentally unstable, investigation, danger, nightlife, showbiz, stalking ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.2
 848
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, mental institution, survival, mind game, danger, slasher, mental illness, murder, master criminal, law enforcement, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.6
 3K
Dead Tone (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As another semester draws to a close at the University of Dreyskill, a simple game dreamt to help students avoid studying becomes a bloody battle for survival in this stalk-and-slash frightener from filmmaking duo Brian Hooks and Deon Taylor.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, deadly, youth, rivalry, gory, survival, death, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 5.2
 1K
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: investigation, murder, serial killer, teenage life, gory, deadly, slasher, small town, female serial killer, crimes, youth, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.2
 826
Long Distance (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a young, lonely woman misdials a phone number by one digit, calling into a serial killing in progress, the killer latches onto her and involves her telephonically in a string of murders as he heads closer and closer to her home in Boston.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, stalking, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, psychopath, phone terror, graphic violence, profanity, sexual content, profiler
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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 ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, mind game, serial killer, teenage life, family life, law enforcement, crimes, danger, deadly, murder, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.8
 13K
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, maniac, investigation, real estate agent, shower, murder of family, teenager, widow, stepfather ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 538
Effects (1979)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Some crew members of a company shooting a horror film begin to suspect that the "killings" in the movie are real, and that they are actually making a "snuff" film.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, zombie, investigation, deadly, artists and showbiz, gory, filmmaking, psychopath, mountain, voyeurism, fall in love, danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.5
 601
Rough Draft (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A struggling freelance writer, while investigating the transvestite night life, stumbles across a serial killer in action. The two then strike up a bizarre partnership to document the killer's motives and handiwork as a possessed detective ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Plot: transvestism, serial killer, stalking, murder, amateur detective, police investigation, witnessing a crime, mind game, media, crimes, false accusation, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Little Erin Merryweather (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Once upon a time, death preyed upon a New England college campus. Rumors swirl that "if you see a flash of red, you're dead!" Local golden boy, Peter Bloom (David Morwick) investigates the grisly killings until the stakes grow higher ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, fairy tale, suspense
Plot: serial killer, college, investigation, amateur detective, mystery, mind game, deadly, journalism, stalking, crimes, danger, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
 2K
Hellbent (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Halloween in West Hollywood, two guys making out in a park are interrupted by a serial killer. Later that night, a group of gay kids decide to visit to the site of the murders.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, stalking, crimes, deadly, gory, killer, gay, gender, hollywood, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ 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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, slasher, psychopath, woman in danger, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, gory, blood ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.4
 820
Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Plot: danger, violence, serial killer, crimes, obsession, deadly, psychopath, murder, police, nudity (full frontal - brief), blood, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
 650
Buried Alive (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young woman goes to teach at the Ravenscroft Institute, a spooky old girls' school overrun by ants and staffed by various ex-mental patients. Spurred on by a series of horrific hallucinations, she begins to investigate the mysterious ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, danger, juvenile delinquency, gory, mental illness, teenage life, school, serial killer, youth, insanity, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.1
 509
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: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, vengeance, psychopath, strong violent content, crimes, deadly, serial killer, murder, violence, masked killer, danger, escaped convict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Curse of Chucky (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the passing of her mother, a young woman in a wheelchair since birth, is forced to deal with her sister, brother-in-law, niece and their nanny as they say their goodbyes to mother. When people start turning up dead, Nica discovers the culprit ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, atmospheric, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, doll, family relations, killer doll, wheelchair, escape, serial killer, vengeance, crimes, disability, nobody believes, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: year 2013, 2010s, year 1988, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.3
 885
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, gory, danger, deadly, crimes, death of parent, loss of parents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 7K
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: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, murder, supermarket, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, rivalry, stalking, danger, gory ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.2
 1K
Wreckage (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jared, Kate, Rick, and Jessica find themselves stranded in a wreckage yard after their car breaks down during a drag race. Meanwhile, the sheriff's office receives notice that a convict escaped from a local state prison. As the teenagers ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: slasher, escaped prisoner, deadly, serial killer, isolation, confined, danger, crimes, buddies, murder, graphic violence, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Nite Tales: The Movie (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Actors: Flavor Flav, Dante Basco, Chico Benymon, Andrea Bogart, James Ferris
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, murder, heist, crimes, legends and myths, college, deadly, storm, danger, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Babysitter Massacre (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of young women teamed together in their youth to run a babysitting business, when one of their friends died suddenly the group fell apart. Now years later they are all going their separate ways as college approaches, but on Halloween night ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, tense, scary ...
Plot: slasher, halloween, serial killer, danger, stalking, strong sexual content, crimes, youth, deadly, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 2.0
 240
Nightstalker (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Richard Ramirez, dubbed "The Night Stalker" by the media, a serial killer who killed somewhere in the neighborhood of 16 souls during his reign of terror in Los Angeles back in the Eighties
Style: rough, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, crimes, deadly, devil worship, blasphemy, gang violence, violence, satanist, stalking, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Borderline Cult (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Three serial killers team up at the US/Mexican border town of Juarez and go on a killing spree.
Style: rough, scary, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, danger, law enforcement, gory, tough heroes, woman in danger, deadly, confined, life is a bitch, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.3
 3K
Simon Says (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five college friends choose to spend their vacation debauching at the riverside. They find the perfect place to camp out, but end up crossing paths with twin brothers, Simon and Stanley. The twins then begins to knock off the campers in some ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: psycho killer, slasher, serial killer, deadly, youth, crimes, danger, woman in danger, teenage life, college, gory, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 2.6
 1K
Sanctimony (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A handsome, brilliant stock trader, bored with his existence, becomes a serial killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, manhunt, psychopath, who done it, witnessing a crime, protagonist as suspect, mystery, slasher, woman in danger, danger, master criminal ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 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: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, amusement park, murder, serial killer, mental institution, crimes, deadly, youth, gory, homicidal maniac, maniac ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Tooth Fairy (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter (Nicole Muñoz) encounter a deadly legend at a bed-and-breakfast.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, haunted house, supernatural, crimes, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, gory, deadly, danger, serial killer, family relations, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, psychopath, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, slasher, gory, violence spree, human nature, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Shallow Ground (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A naked teenage boy covered in blood appears at a remote sheriff's station one year after the brutal unsolved murder of a local girl. Now Sheriff Jack Shepherd, guilt ridden over the girl's murder, must confront his own demons as he ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: vengeance, riddles and clues, investigation, mystery, psychopath, gory, crimes, law enforcement, deadly, murder, teenage life, small town ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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