Movies like The Funhouse

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The Funhouse (1981)
 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 ride, the teens witness a murder by a deformed worker wearing a mask. Locked in, Amy and her friends must evade the murderous carnival workers and escape before it leaves town the next day.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, macabre, atmospheric, intense, stylized, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, carnival, halloween, youth, crimes, stalking, teenage life, on the run, brutality, mental illness, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, death of boyfriend, violence, runaway, clown, death, monster, maniac, dancing, machine, thief, fight, prostitute ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 15th century, year 1975, 5th century
Place: texas, usa

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Most similar movies to The Funhouse

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, scary, suspenseful and serious films with plots about deadly, violence, murder, crimes, serial killer, psychopath and danger mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Funhouse: Sleepaway Camp (1983), The Burning (1981), The Final Terror (1983), The Boogey Man (1980), The Amityville Horror (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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 ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, summer camp, rivalry, serial killer, youth, teenage life, teenage girl, mental illness, violence, shyness, brutality ...
Time: 80s
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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, hospital, insanity ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new york state
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of friends and their girlfriends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, fugitives, stalking, serial killer, youth, wilderness, camp, crimes, group of friends, backwoods, insanity ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Boogey Man (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young girl witnesses her brother murder a man through a reflection in a mirror. Twenty years later the mirror is shattered, freeing his evil spirit, which seeks revenge for his death.
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, rough, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, vengeance, murder, fear, ghost, curse, haunted by the past, family in danger, evil, family problems, mute or deaf, childhood trauma ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Amityville Horror (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: George Lutz and his wife Kathleen, move into their Long Island dream house with their children only for their lives to be turned into a hellish nightmare. The legacy of a murder committed in the house gradually affects the family and a priest is ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, indian burial ground, supernatural, murder, family in danger, paranormal, haunted, reincarnation, mystery, curses spells and rituals, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, year 1974
Place: long island, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, bondage, family in danger, crimes, mentally unstable, youth, psycho, precocious child ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: florida, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 10K
Tourist Trap (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Their car breaks down and four friends find themselves stranded at The Lost Oasis, a strange museum run by the friendly Mr. Slausen. Even though they are warned not to, the teens explore a house nearby and learn that it belongs to Davey, Mr. ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: mannequin, murder, chase, youth, cult, desert, crimes, psychopath, haunted by the past, maniac, stranded, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, twist ending, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: nightmare, supernatural, fear, nightmare comes true, disfigurement, teenage life, back from the dead, murder, high school, sleeping, serial killer, trapped ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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 6.5
 87K
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, nudity (full frontal - brief), stalking, psychopath, graphic violence, obsession, small town, sheriff, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: usa, illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 119K
Halloween (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: halloween, psychopath, serial killer, teenage life, massacre, sadism, manhunt, vengeance, track down, doctors and patients, masked killer, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, hitchhiker, slaughterhouse, psychopath, chainsaw, massacre, cannibalism, murder, gas station, loss of friend, friendship, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A deranged killer lives in the basement of an old mansion and pops out occasionally to commit grisly murders that include be-headings.
Style: suspenseful, psychotronic, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, zombie, supernatural, mad scientist, psychopath, vengeance, family in danger, haunted by the past, ghost, insanity, serial killer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.7
 265K
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, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, psychopath, serial killer, violent, masked killer, violence, evil, small town, serial murder, psychiatrist, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1978, 60s ...
Place: illinois, midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 4.6
 10K
Venom (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Venom is a fright-filled voodoo thriller loaded with a sizzling cast of the screen's hottest young stars. Set deep in the eerie swamps of southern Louisiana - Agnes Bruckner (Murder By Numbers), Jonathan Jackson (Tuck Everlasting) and Meagan ...
Style: scary, slasher, rough, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: swamp, voodoo, back from the dead, survival, youth, serial killer, teenage life, monster, snake, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.8
 54K
Halloween II (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Micheal's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.
Style: slasher, sadistic, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: halloween, hospital, serial murder, murderer, murder, insanity, psychopath, chase, rage, mental institution, urban legend, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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 ⇓
54%
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 ⇓
54%
 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, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Sorority House Massacre (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A little girl's brother kills the whole family but her (she escapes by hiding in the basement). He is committed, and she grows up with a new family, eventually going to college, where she joins a sorority. Due to a memory block, she ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, serial killer, murder, mental institution, hospital, escaped mental patient, hiding, campfire story, supernatural, sorority, dormitory, student life ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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53%
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, youth, mind game, crimes, violence spree, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, venice beach california, venice california
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53%
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 ⇓
52%
 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, kidnapping, massacre, brutality, insanity, sadism, serial rapist, sadistic horror, sadistic killer, psycho killer, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, south of france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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, suspenseful, serious, sadistic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, high school, transformation, burned alive, nightmare comes true, dream, nightmare, sleepwalking, sadism, psychopath, fire ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, year 1989
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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, massacre, killing spree, lake, sadism, masked killer, camp, psycho terror ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 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, secret, violence, voyeur ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: asthma, supernatural, murder, psychopath, serial killer, high school, martial arts, sleeping, burned alive, disfigurement, resurrection, nightmare comes true ...
Time: 80s, year 1991
Place: ohio, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 2.5
 464
Spiker (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nightmare come to life, the Spiker is a massive pink-eyed albino and a maniac killing machine whose physical endurance borders on the fantastic. He escapes from an asylum and returns to the small town he terrorized years before, where he slashed ...
Style: slasher, tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, stalking, crimes, small town, murder, evil man, ghost, albino, violence, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Don't Go in the House (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As a child, Donald was tormented by his mother who used fire as a punishment. Now a deranged adult, Donald stalks women at clubs, then takes them home where he kills them with a flamethrower.
Style: slasher, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: sadism, serial killer, murder, disco, abusive mother, psychopath, obsession, burned alive, stalking, burn victim, vengeance, mind game ...
Time: 70s
Place: new jersey, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.5
 3K
Carver (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on true events
Style: suspenseful, rough, slasher, scary, brutal ...
Plot: torture, psychopath, brutality, murder, sadism, crimes, stalking, wilderness, friendship, maniac, death, bloodbath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.8
 1K
The Fear (1995)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A weekend of 'fear therapy' turns into a nightmare of terror when a mannequin comes to life. Only those with the courage to confront their demons will survive.
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, deadly creature, mental illness, haunted by the past, stalking, evil doll, fear, experiment, weekend, demon, forest, mannequin ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%