Movies like Dark Reel

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Dark Reel (2008)
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Dark Reel (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Murder, mystery and mayhem as B movie fan, Adam Waltz, wins Walk on Role in a film Featuring Scream Queen, Cassie Blue (Tiffany Shepis). Thinking his luck had changed for the better he steps into chaos with a killer loose and no one on the production safe.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, actor's life, chaos and mayhem, revenge, male female relationship, ghost, mystery killer, pirate, crimes, terminator, filmmaking, artists and showbiz, sex, party, female nudity, celebrity, hollywood, actor, reporter, actress, masked killer, cell phone, corpse, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 2000s, 1950s
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Dark Reel

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and slasher films with plots about deadly, murder, crimes, serial killer, danger, gory and psychopath mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Dark Reel: Wreckage (2010), Nightmare Man (2006), The Choke (2006), American Nightmare (2002), Babysitter Massacre (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, escaped prisoner, murder, isolation, confined, crimes, buddies, redneck, car race, friends, graphic violence, irony ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Nightmare Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After receiving a mysterious demonic African mask in the mail, Ellen Morris is attacked by a "being" she refers to as THE NIGHTMARE MAN. Her doctors and husband, William believe Ellen is a paranoid schizophrenic and needs to spend some ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: demon rape, murder, supernatural, psychopath, ghost, rape, nightmare, supernatural ability, mind game, crimes, serial killer, on the run ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 3.4
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The Choke (2006)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A band playing their final gig in a former meat packing factory find themselves being stalked by a psychopath
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: rock, survival, rave, teenage life, crimes, stalking, murder, rock and roll, serial killer, teenager, rock band, van ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
American Nightmare (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deranged female serial killer stalks seven young people whom phone a radio call-in show to discuss their darkest fears and a night-long game of cat-and-mouse is put into motion by the darkly sinister-looking murderess.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: halloween party, murder, halloween, serial killer, female psychopath, psychopath, crimes, chaos and mayhem, destiny, sister sister relationship, bad girl, cowardice ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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: slasher, suspenseful, rough, tense, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, stalking, youth, crimes, strong sexual content, murder, bullying, massacre, woman with a gun, nudity (full frontal - brief), revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Chop (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lance Reed is forced by a psychotic stranger to confront his duplicitous past. Seeking retribution for a crime, the man forces Lance to reveal his inner most secrets by systematically removing his limbs.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, humorous ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, crimes, paranoia, rivalry, save the planet, prostitute, ambush, car trouble, hit and run, pedophile, half brother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Spring Break Massacre (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When six sorority sex kittens hook up for a night of carefree indulgence during spring break, they have no idea that maniacal serial killer Stanley Peterson (Curtis Taylor) has escaped from a nearby prison and is now on the prowl for fresh blood. ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, violence, youth, buddies, friendship, crimes, confined, woman in danger, college life, mystery killer, dark humor, blonde ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.3
 1K
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: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, education, witnessing a crime, graphic violence, sexual content, teenager, tutor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Hillside Cannibals (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A group of teenagers in the desert become the prey of cannibalistic inbreds who live in the nearby hillside.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Plot: survival, serial killer, murder, cannibal, crimes, desert, redneck, empire, strong violent content, nudity (full frontal - brief), escapades, swindle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.2
 4K
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: slasher, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psycho killer, serial killer, murder, woman in danger, teenage life, youth, crimes, college, psychopath, brother brother relationship, stabbed in the back, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.5
 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: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, rivalry, youth, survival, murder, investigation, death, university, college ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 3.3
 652
A Dead Calling (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young television reporter (or "investigative journalist") is attacked in her home, leading to her boyfriend being murdered. Six months later she returns to work in a smaller town, and stumbles across a house full of ghosts trying to call ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, dark, serious
Plot: ghost, murder, supernatural ability, crimes, supernatural, obsession, revenge, small town life, small town, journalism, terrorism, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.5
 3K
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: slasher, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: gay, serial killer, murder, stalking, lgbt, crimes, halloween, killer, halloween party, amusement park, lgbt teen, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, crimes, youth, stalking, vengeance, woman in danger, murder, dark secret, mystery killer, violence, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, spring break ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.3
 601
Chainsaw Sally (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: scary, serious, slasher, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, obsession, vigilantism, psychopath, rivalry, crimes, vengeance, haunted by the past, domestic disturbance, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Out of the Dark (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An employee at a telephone fantasy service helps hunt for the killer preying on her silken-voiced colleagues.
Style: slasher, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, rough ...
Plot: killer clown, serial killer, murder, phone sex, phone terror, police detective, psychopath, mystery, who done it, woman in danger, prostitute, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
 878
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, psychopath, murder, crimes, stalking, phone terror, profiler, sexual content, graphic violence, deadly, danger, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 1K
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, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, obsession, murder, police, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 5.2
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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: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, supernatural, crimes, artists and showbiz, zombie, psychopath, filmmaking, voyeurism, fall in love, mountain ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Killer Instinct (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of unsolved crimes from the past prove to be the common thread in three stories that intertwine to reveal big problems in a small town.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, supernatural, psychopath, vengeance, haunted by the past, murder, small town life, dark and stormy night, game, sexual murder, sexual content, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 1.9
 305
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: serious, scary, rough, realistic, slasher
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, devil worship, blasphemy, gang violence, violence, satanist, stalking, rivalry, female nudity, drug use ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
A Haunting at Silver Falls (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A small town is haunted by the twin daughters of a wrongfully convicted man. Young Jordan is sent down the path to who the real killer is only to find the killer is very close to her.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, scenic
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, serial killer, twins, psychological torture, youth, nightmare, small town, supernatural, justice, crimes, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Stage Fright (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical, Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A snobby musical theater camp is terrorized by a blood-thirsty killer who hates musical theater.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, murder, desire for fame, youth, actor's life, haunted by the past, teenage life, who done it, murder of mother, death of mother, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 5.6
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Hatchet (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a group of tourists on a New Orleans haunted swamp tour find themselves stranded in the wilderness, their evening of fun and spooks turns into a horrific nightmare.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, survival, swamp, murder, supernatural, tour guide, crimes, psychopath, wilderness, legends and myths, manic, urban legend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 4.2
 574
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
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, crimes, strong violent content, serial killer, masked killer, murder, violence, chase, escaped prisoner, comeback, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Sorority Party Massacre (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In danger of losing his badge, a big city detective agrees to aid a small town sheriff in a routine missing persons investigation only to discover that at least one girl has gone missing in this sleepy fishing town each year for the last twenty ...
Style: slasher, sexy, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, sorority, missing person, crimes, violence spree, murder, woman in danger, nude girl, strong sexual content, blonde, voyeurism, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Death by Engagement (2005)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two police detectives try to track down a vicious serial killer bent on reclaiming his mother's family heirloom wedding ring as it passes from bride to bride with the killer always one step behind, and the detectives one step behind the killer.
Style: serious, scary, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: wedding, murder, psychopath, police investigation, obsession, law enforcement, track down, crimes, vengeance, police detective, curses spells and rituals, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Devil's Ground (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While traveling from California to Bangor through a lonely road, Carrie Mitchel is advised by the gas station attendant Jimmy to rest in a hotel; however, she decides to continue driving through the night and almost hits a wounded teenage girl with ...
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, violence spree, survival, crimes, murder, masked killer, redneck, sex scene, ghost, empire, serial killer, forest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for ...
Style: scary, slasher, macabre, suspenseful, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, murder, small town, satire, found footage, dark humor, insanity, psychopath, journalism, virginity, dead teenager ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Nite Tales: The Movie (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Actors: Flavor Flav, Dante Basco, Chico Benymon, Andrea Bogart, James Ferris
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, heist, psychopath, legends and myths, college, storm, violence, criminal heroes, nightlife, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%