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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: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, danger, gory, chaos and mayhem, actor's life, ghost, film within a film, male female relationship, blood, revenge, pirate, crimes, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, deadly, terminator, mystery killer, sex, party, female nudity, actor, celebrity, hollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 50s, 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 realistic films with plots about deadly, crimes, murder, danger, slasher, serial killer and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Dark Reel: Wreckage (2010), Nightmare Man (2006), The Choke (2006), Babysitter Massacre (2013), American Nightmare (2002). 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: slasher, escaped prisoner, isolation, deadly, serial killer, buddies, crimes, confined, danger, murder, graphic violence, profanity ...
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: suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, slasher, psychopath, nightmare, supernatural ability, ghost, on the run, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.4
 356
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: slasher, rock, survival, deadly, danger, gory, rave, teenage life, stalking, crimes, murder, band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
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, serious ...
Plot: slasher, halloween, serial killer, danger, stalking, strong sexual content, youth, deadly, crimes, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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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: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, psychotronic ...
Plot: halloween party, murder, slasher, psychopath, crimes, danger, crime, chaos and mayhem, serial killer, deadly, destiny, female psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, weird, dark humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, youth, buddies, serial killer, friendship, woman in danger, college life, confined, crimes, danger, mystery killer, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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83%
 5.6
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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, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, crimes, deadly, danger, gory, murder, paranoia, save the planet, rivalry, leather jacket, ambush, knife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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: slasher, psycho killer, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger, youth, teenage life, woman in danger, college, gory, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 5.3
 901
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: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 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, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, stalking, deadly, crimes, gory, killer, gay, gender, gays and lesbians, hollywood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, phone sex, masked killer, killer clown, danger, mystery, woman in danger, who done it, police detective, psychopath, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 3.4
 575
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: suspenseful, scary, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, crimes, supernatural, deadly, danger, murder, media, slasher, journalism, family problems, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.4
 561
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, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, slasher, zombie, danger, deadly, mountain, filmmaking, gory, psychopath, voyeurism, fall in love, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.2
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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: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: slasher, masked killer, murder, desire for fame, serial killer, haunted by the past, who done it, teenage life, gory, youth, deadly, danger ...
Time: 21st century, 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: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, spring break, vengeance, woman in danger, deadly, gory, crimes, youth, danger, stalking, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.2
 825
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, deadly, danger, stalking, crimes, murder, psychopath, phone terror, profiler, graphic violence, sexual content, profanity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, rough, suspenseful
Plot: desert, survival, gory, danger, deadly, murder, slasher, cannibal, gore, strong violent content, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.7
 503
Chainsaw Sally (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, cult film
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, obsession, vigilantism, rivalry, slasher, danger, psychopath, gory, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 4.6
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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: suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, rivalry, youth, deadly, mind game, gory, survival, investigation, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 4.5
 826
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: rough, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, scary ...
Plot: danger, violence, serial killer, obsession, psychopath, deadly, crimes, murder, police, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, supernatural, ghost, vengeance, slasher, gory, haunted by the past, murder, deadly, danger, small town life, dark and stormy night ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 2.0
 234
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, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, deadly, crimes, devil worship, blasphemy, gang violence, violence, satanist, slasher, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.7
 29K
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, surprise ending, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, axe, serial killer, survival, supernatural, tour guide, deadly, crimes, danger, psychopath, gory, urban legend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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: sexy, suspenseful, humorous, scary, semi serious ...
Plot: missing person, serial killer, slasher, danger, crimes, gory, violence spree, woman in danger, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), sorority, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 2.7
 512
Animus (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hoping to find proof of the paranormal, five film students set out to document the legendary Copper Queen Hospital. But as the sun goes down, they experience something far worse than they ever could have imagined and they find themselves pursued by ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: danger, ghost, deadly, supernatural, riddles and clues, psychopath, gory, slasher, hospital, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, psychopath, police investigation, obsession, vengeance, track down, deadly, danger, law enforcement, crimes, police detective, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.2
 507
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, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, vengeance, crimes, strong violent content, deadly, serial killer, masked killer, danger, murder, violence, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, psychological, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, murder, heist, crimes, legends and myths, college, deadly, storm, danger, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
See No Evil 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: See No Evil 2 revives the nightmare of the first film when Jacob Goodnight rises from the dead in the city morgue after his killing spree at the Blackwell hotel. In this ominous, underground locker for the dead, a group of medical students fight to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, gory, graphic violence, deadly, danger, crimes, profanity, strong violent content, rivalry, serial murder, man in a wheelchair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, twins, youth, serial killer, small town, supernatural, crimes, teenage life, deadly, danger, friendship, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%