Movies like The Gallows

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The Gallows (2015)
 4.2
 17K
The Gallows (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but soon discover that some things are better left alone.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, dark, surprise ending, twist ending, awful, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, slasher, murder, tragedy, hanging, found footage, gallows, youth, dead teenager, slasher killer, teenage life, crimes, deadly, social relations, supernatural, revenge, violence, school, death, high school life, ghost, football player, girlfriend, running, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: usa, nebraska

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Most similar movies to The Gallows

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about murder, danger, deadly, supernatural, youth, slasher and teenage life mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like The Gallows: Dark Ride (2006), Playback (2012), Prom Night II (1987), When a Stranger Calls (2006), A Resurrection (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, slasher, murder, road trip, carnival, deadly, youth, mental institution, crimes, on the road, gory ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 4K
Playback (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: While digging into their town's infamous past, a group of high school students unwittingly unlock an even darker secret. Now, an evil spirit has been awakened and will stop at nothing to find his true heir.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, murder, supernatural, urban legend, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, youth, danger, deadly, murder investigation, stabbing, journalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 1994
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Prom Night II (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Hamilton High's Prom Queen of 1957, Mary Lou Maloney is killed by her jilted boyfriend, she comes back for revenge 30 years later. Bill Nordham is now the principle of Hamilton High and his son is about to attend the prom with Vicki ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, high school, murder, prom, ghost, revenge, prank, teenager, cemetery, infidelity, school principal, possession ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
When a Stranger Calls (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Far away from the site of a gruesome murder, a teenager named Jill Johnson arrives at a luxurious home for a baby-sitting job. With the children fast asleep, she settles in for what she expects to be an ordinary evening. Soon, the ringing of a phone ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, survival, slasher, serial killer, crimes, danger, stalking, youth, woman in danger, mind game, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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A Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A down to earth school psychologist tries to help a mentally ill student who actually believes his brother is coming back from the grave for revenge on the students who killed him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, youth, danger, deadly, teenage life, rivalry, high school life, siblings relations, family relations, supernatural, ghost, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, maniac, psychopath, mental institution, vengeance, media, computers and web, contests and competitions, student life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Final Destination (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a teenager has a terrifying vision of him and his friends dying in a plane crash, he prevents the accident only to have Death hunt them down, one by one.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: destiny, danger, death, air disaster, youth, characters killed one by one, life & death, survival, airplane accident, psychic, race against time, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s
Place: usa, new york, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.6
 61K
Unfriended (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: While video chatting one night, six high school friends receive a Skype message from a classmate who killed herself exactly one year ago. A first they think it's a prank, but when the girl starts revealing the friends' darkest secrets, ...
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, vengeance, teenager, internet, violence, death, high school life, youth, skype, one night, dead teenager, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 5.2
 30K
Halloween 5 (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie. Jamie is now recovering in the local children's ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, youth, serial killer, murder, good versus evil, psychopath, danger, psychiatrist, scythe, boogeyman, masked killer, kitten ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, slasher, serial killer, murder, school, death, violence, psychopath, small town, stalking, anniversary, evil ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.5
 2K
Nightlight (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five friends play a game in a "mysterious" forest with a long history as a beacon for troubled young people contemplating suicide.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ghost, forest, ghost story, suicide, dead teenager, mystery killer, supernatural, buddies, teenage life, youth, danger, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, small town, small town life, haunted by the past, danger, strong sexual content, crimes, deadly, teenage life, social relations ...
Time: year 1976, year 1946
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, urban legend, ghost, prom, dead teenager, family relations, life is a bitch, crimes, legends and myths, drugs/alcohol, afterlife, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: serious, suspenseful, scary, psycho film, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, supernatural, haunted by the past, urban legend, nightmare comes true, danger, small town, gory, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 5.4
 13K
Prom Night (1980)
Genre: Horror, 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: scary, suspenseful, tense, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, high school, serial killer, prom, chase, murder, revenge, psychopath, stalking, teenager, dancing, red herring ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, summer camp, psychopath, axe, lake, camp, gory, vengeance, in the woods, violence spree ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Brotherhood III: Young Demons (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of devil-may-care teenagers discover they've mistakenly called upon the Prince of Darkness in this flashy horror story.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: high school, school, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, contests and competitions, crimes, escapades, vampire, mentally unstable, high school life, slasher, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 21st century, middle ages, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, violence spree, killing off one by one, crimes, danger, woman in danger, gore, death, hitchhiker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 7.8
 203K
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, slasher, psychopath, violence, small town, psychiatrist, masked killer, evil, teenage life, mental patient, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.0
 882
Detention (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of high school students are sent to Detention. Abandoned and locked in, images of Ghosts appear as they attempt to escape, only to find themselves connected to a past horrific death and made responsible for it with their lives.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
Plot: high school, afterlife, youth, high school life, buddies, teenage life, deadly, ghost, vengeance, danger, juvenile delinquency, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.3
 1K
Evil Things (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's Miriam's 21st Birthday. As a birthday gift, Miriam's aunt Gail has decided to lend Miriam her beautiful country house for an entire weekend. Aunt Gail's country house is amazing. It's a four bedroom house surrounded by ...
Style: scary, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, stalking, found footage, off the road, confined, survival, slasher, deadly, isolation, university student, screaming in fear, cold ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 12K
Demonic (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A police officer and a psychologist investigate the deaths of five people who were killed while trying to summon ghosts.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: haunted house, seance, demon, video camera, investigation, possession, trance, characters killed one by one, rescue, supernatural, prank, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.0
 44K
The Grudge 2 (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, hospital, murder, ghost, high school, curse, little boy, goth, supernatural, intern, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, usa, asia, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Beneath the Darkness (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After watching their best friend get murdered, a group of teens struggle to expose a local hero as the vicious killer and keep from becoming his next victims.
Style: scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, social relations, confined, witnessing a crime, deadly, small town life, crimes, young heroes, danger, kidnapping, amateur detective, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Keep Watching (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, scary, realistic ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, danger, murder, manipulations, confined, deadly, psychopath, mind game, isolation, found footage, hidden camera ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 62K
Christine (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: obsession, vengeance, chase, objects come to life, survival, supernatural, bullying, murder, brutality, betrayal, violence, classic car ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1979, 1950s, year 1957 ...
Place: california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, summer camp, morgue, camp, knife murder, gory, vengeance, youth, presumed dead ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Amityville: The Awakening (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Belle, her little sister, and her comatose twin brother move into a new house with their single mother Joan in order to save money to help pay for her brother's expensive healthcare. But when strange phenomena begin to occur in the house ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, danger, mystery, investigation, woman in danger, twin brother, twin sister, nightmare, coma, mother daughter relationship, murder, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1974, year 1965
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 8K
Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, train, college, slasher, serial killer, revenge, stalking, prank, psychopath, masked killer, mask, party ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, sex, high school, supernatural, destiny, nun, casual sex, priest, monk, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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