Movies like Urban Legend

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Urban Legend (1998)
 5.6
 64K
Urban Legend (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: There's a campus killer on the loose who's making urban legends, like the one about eating pop rocks and soda at the same time will make your stomach explode and the one about a psycho with an axe stepping into the backseat of your car at the gas station when not looking, into reality.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, twists and turns, scary, twist ending, suspense, macabre, bloody, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, urban legend, college, serial murder, murder, death, strangulation, hanging, gas station, dead teenager, dark and stormy night, crimes, youth, mystery, who done it, crime and punishment, strong violent content, college life, wannabe, hysteria, radio dj, multiple suspects, nobody believes, female psychopath, female serial killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s

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Most similar movies to Urban Legend

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about murder, serial killer, gory, deadly, violence, blood and crimes mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Urban Legend: Scream (1996), Sorority Row (2009), Valentine (2001), Friday the 13th (2009), Cry Wolf (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Unfinished business with coed Julie James brings the murderer to the Bahamas to terrorize her and her friends, Karla, Tyrell and Will, during a vacation. Can Ray Bronson who survived a bloody attack alongside Julie two summers ago, get to the island ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: murder, island, resort, serial killer, woman in danger, killer, survival, attempted murder, offscreen killing, escape, haunted by the past, hotel ...
Time: 90s, year 1988, 80s
Place: bahamas
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100%
 7.3
 316K
Scream (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.
Style: slasher, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: woman in danger, masked killer, serial killer, who done it, psychopath, high school, murder, small town, mystery, violent, heroine, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.2
 30K
Sorority Row (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When five sorority girls inadvertently cause the murder of one of their sisters in a prank gone wrong, they agree to keep the matter to themselves and never speak of it again, so they can get on with their lives. This proves easier said than done, ...
Style: slasher, macabre, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: college, college life, best friends, serial murder, prank, stalking, hidden truth, serial killer, college graduate, woman in danger, dormitory, mystery killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, characters killed one by one, murder, secret, urban legend, small town, fisherman, mystery, hidden truth, revenge, psychopath, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.9
 27K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, mystery killer, valentine's day, murder, psychopath, school, violence against women, success, haunted by the past, revenge, death of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.5
 104K
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, death, torture, serial killer, murder, forest, human monster, vengeance, violence spree, back from the dead ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 27K
Cry Wolf (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, prank, school, friendship, masked killer, death, high school life, psycho killer, youth, nobody believes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The making of a horror movie takes on a terrifying reality for students at the most prestigious film school in the country in 'Urban Legends: Final Cut', the suspenseful follow up to the smash hit 'Urban Legend'. At Alpine ...
Style: slasher, scary, surprise ending, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, college, murder, who done it, teenage life, masked killer, psychopath, college life, rivalry, movie business, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 137K
Scream 4 (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, ...
Style: scary, slasher, twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, masked killer, mystery killer, serial murder, psychopath, murder, rescue, characters killed one by one, mystery, crimes, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ 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, psycho killer, maniac ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 11K
Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, college, psychopath, train, prank, stalking, revenge, youth, uninvited guest, mind game, masked killer, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Do You Wanna Know a Secret? (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a night out on the town turns into a nightmare, six young college students must fight for their lives as a killer hunts them down.
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, spring break, crimes, youth, stalking, vengeance, woman in danger, murder, dark secret, mystery killer, violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 13K
Cherry Falls (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cherry Falls is a quiet little town - until the night that a serial killer begins preying on its youth. After a third teen is found slain, the killer's modus operandi emerges: the victims were all virgins. Sheriff Marken is concerned for the ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, small town, psychopath, revenge, murder, virgin, rape, haunted by the past, youth, who done it, teenage life, sexual relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: stalking, nanny, obsession, private detective, murder, psychopath, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, police investigation, mind game, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Scream: The TV Series (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: What starts as a YouTube video going viral, soon leads to problems for the teenagers of Lakewood and serves as the catalyst for a murder that opens up a window to the town's troubled past. Everyone has secrets. Everyone tells lies. Everyone is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, realistic, slasher ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, who done it, characters killed one by one, youth, massacre, psychopath, murder, high school, teenage life, maniac, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, atlanta
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 170K
Scream 2 (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two years after the terrifying events that occurred in Woodsboro, Sidney is now attending Windsor College in Cincinnati, and Gale Weathers' best selling book on Sidney's life has now been made into a major motion picture. When two college ...
Style: slasher, suspense, scary, suspenseful, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, college, serial murder, chase, wannabe, postmodernism, psychopath, mystery killer, masked killer, crimes, youth, media ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only survivor, Harry Warden, into a permanent coma. But Harry ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, brutal ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial murder, mine, miner, characters killed one by one, serial killer, survival, psychopath, strong violent content, small town, death, mental patient, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ 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%
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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, killing spree, massacre, sadism, forest, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, urban legend, psychopath, supernatural, murder, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, nightmare comes true, small town, youth, teenage life, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Black Christmas (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, serial murder, serial killer, murder, incest, psychopath, suicide attempt, pianist, abortion, attic, prank telephone call, mystery killer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jeepers Creepers (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A college-age brother and sister get more than they bargained for on their road trip home from spring break. When the bickering siblings witness a creepy truck driver tossing body bags into a sewer near an abandoned church, they investigate. Bad ...
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: monster, supernatural, death, chase, scarecrow, mass murder, survival, strong violent content, cross country trip, deadly creature, serial killer, demon ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
April Fool's Day (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of eight college friends gather together at an island mansion belonging to heiress Muffy St. John to celebrate their final year of school. They soon discover that each has a hidden secret from their past which is revealed, and soon after, ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, island, holiday horror, hanging, serial killer, crimes, mind game, teenage life, supernatural, police investigation, mad scientist, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Splatter University (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A sociology instructor finds her new teaching duties at a private college interrupted by the presence of a killer.
Style: slasher, scary, enigmatic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, university, college, school, mental institution, mystery, crimes, youth, friendship, violence, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.4
 17K
Prom Night (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This slasher movie follows a relentless killer who is out to avenge the death of a young girl who died after being bullied and teased by four of her classmates. Now high-school students, the guilt-ridden kids have kept their involvement a secret, ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, tense, scary ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, high school, prom, chase, murder, stalking, psychopath, vengeance, red herring, disco, youth, high school life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A masked maniac terrorizes the same small community where a murderer known as the Phantom Killer struck decades earlier.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked man, serial killer, murder, masked killer, small town, small town life, crimes, haunted by the past, social relations, teenage life, police investigation, characters killed one by one ...
Time: year 2013, year 1946, year 1976
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 38K
Turistas (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of young backpackers' vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian rural area that holds an ominous secret.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: jungle, torture, violence, survival, youth, chase, black market, strong violent content, murder, bondage, transplant, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, argentina, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Beautiful Mandy Lane isn't a party girl but, when classmate Chloe invites the Texas high school student to a bash in the countryside, she reluctantly accepts. After hitching a ride with a vaguely scary older man, the teens arrive at their ...
Style: sexy, scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage life, serial killer, youth, murder, high school, psychopath, mystery killer, virginity, crimes, beauty, friendship, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Initiation (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kelly, a young woman, has been plagued by nightmares of a burning man her entire life. Upon entering college, she pledges a sorority that forces them to perform an initiation night prank. With several of her friends, she breaks into a store and ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ritual, murder, psychopath, prank, serial killer, sorority, psycho killer, fraternity, supernatural, haunted by the past, student life, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.6
 3K
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, serious, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, college, serial killer, psychopath, murder, suspicion, pregnancy, mysterious character, riddles and clues, investigation, mystery, love affair ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%