Movies like When a Killer Calls

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When a Killer Calls (2006)
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When a Killer Calls (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A babysitter begins receiving threatening phone calls from a man who has just killed an entire family.
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense, realistic
Plot: serial killer, nanny, deadly, teenage life, crimes, youth, terrorism, danger, gory, legends and myths, urban legend, prank, murder, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, home invasion, telephone call, urban, city life, murderer, stalker, rape, female nudity, gun, knife, rape and revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary

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Most similar movies to When a Killer Calls

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and slasher films with plots about deadly, serial killer, crimes, murder, danger, gory and psychopath mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like When a Killer Calls: Do You Wanna Know a Secret? (2001), Smiley (2012), The Woods Have Eyes (2007), Babysitter Massacre (2013), Flashback (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, vengeance, woman in danger, gory, youth, stalking, deadly, crimes, danger, murder, mystery killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 3.4
 9K
Smiley (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After learning of an urban legend in which a demented serial killer named SMILEY can be summoned through the Internet, mentally fragile Ashley must decide whether she is losing her mind or becoming Smiley's next victim.
Style: psychological, slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, urban legend, mysterious character, psychopath, masked killer, deadly, danger, murder, college, prank, stalker, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
The Woods Have Eyes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of young campers wander into the backwoods of upstate New York to see if Cappy's Cabin--a place they think exists only in urban legend--is real, they find themselves in a twisted game of predator and prey as night begins to fall. ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, serial killer, psychopath, survival, isolation, danger, deadly, crimes, in the woods, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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, suspense, tense ...
Plot: halloween, serial killer, stalking, danger, strong sexual content, youth, deadly, crimes, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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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, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, gory, deadly, danger, crimes, death of parent, loss of parents, loss of parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Madison County (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of college kids travel to a small, mountain town called Madison County to interview the author of a tell-all book on the accounts of several grisly murders that happened there. But when the kids get to Madison County, the author is no where ...
Style: slasher, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, uncover truth, danger, deadly, in the woods, murder, violence, profanity, graphic violence, forest, girl in panties, white panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
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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, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psycho killer, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger, youth, teenage life, woman in danger, college, gory, murder, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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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, deadly, danger, gory, rave, teenage life, stalking, crimes, band, murder, axe murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
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Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, teenage life, deadly, gory, small town, female serial killer, teenage girl, parents and children, youth, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
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, murder, college, who done it, teenage life, masked killer, psychopath, gory, college life, rivalry, movie business ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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, psychopath, heist, murder, crimes, college, legends and myths, deadly, storm, danger, violence, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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 1K
iMurders (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mysterious love triangle leads to a tragic shooting. Months later, eight members of a MySpace-esque chat room are being gruesomely murdered in the privacy of their own homes.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, gory, deadly, law enforcement, serial killer, computer program, computer, crimes, love triangle, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 3.6
 912
Brutal (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a small town, a serial killer mutilates the bodies of his victims and leaves a flower on the corpses. The sheriff and his wife/deputy investigate the murders while trying to keep from alarming the citizens. They team up with an autistic hound dog ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, mystery, prodigy, gory, love affair, serial killer, law enforcement, mentally challenged, danger, deadly, small town life, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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, psycho film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, deadly, murder, psychopath, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, urban legend, haunted by the past, small town, danger, nightmare comes true, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, 1990s, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, slasher
Plot: desert, survival, gory, danger, deadly, murder, cannibal, gore, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, profanity, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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, private detective, murder, psychopath, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, police investigation, obsession, mind game, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, youth, rivalry, deadly, gory, survival, investigation, death, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Several teenagers in a small-town in Colorado concoct a July 4th prank based on a frightening legend that goes awry when their friend ends up accidentally killed; however, the teens agree to keep their involvement a secret from the authorities, who ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, small town, rock concert, psychopath, who done it, vengeance, prank, deadly creature, danger, urban legend, gory, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: colorado, usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Blood Ties (2009)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of students solve the mystery of a 20 year old murder. Now they fight to stay alive while being hunted one by one.
Style: slasher, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: college, murder, serial killer, crimes, mystery, danger, youth, stalking, deadly, struggle for survival, investigation, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, summer camp, murder, violence spree, danger, deadly, crimes, who done it, woman in danger, supernatural, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, danger, deadly, crimes, stalking, murder, psychopath, phone terror, profiler, sexual content, profanity, graphic violence
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Evil Remains (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A graduate student preparing his thesis on mythology leads his friends on a research expedition to an old plantation estate on the outskirts of the Big Easy. The site is reputed to mysteriously cause madness and death to all who enter it.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, serious, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, deadly creature, legends and myths, survival, supernatural, imaginary, ghost, murder, student life, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 4.3
 4K
Hit and Run (2009)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Mary Murdock, a college student, thinks she's hit and killed a cat with her car driving home drunk from a party. She is horrified beyond words when she gets home and discovers a man's nearly dead body impaled on the bumper of her Jeep. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, slasher, scary, suspense
Plot: hit and run, murder, psychopath, dark and stormy night, investigation, danger, uncover truth, who done it, mind game, deadly, serial killer, stalking ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, stalking, deadly, crimes, gory, gay, killer, hollywood, gender, gays and lesbians, lgbt horror ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Somebody Help Me (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 1 min.
Story: The screenplay centers on characters Brendan Young and Darryl Jennings who take a trip to the Lake Arrowhead with a group of college friends to celebrate Young's girlfriend's birthday. One-by-one the coeds begin disappearing until a ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: mystery, supernatural, survival, danger, deadly, confined, gory, captivity, isolation, serial killer, deadly creature, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Purge: To put to death, eliminate what is undesirable. The serial killer known as Purge lived and died by this code. But is he dead? Driving home from a road trip, ERIC and SHELLY take a back road to avoid a traffic jam. They encounter the serial ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, slasher, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, crimes, friends, deadly, youth, revenge, survival, psychopath, violence, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.3
 2K
The Telling (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this horror anthology film, three girls pledge the most popular - and cruelest - sorority on campus. For their final task, they must tell the scariest story they know. Containing three distinct stories - one featuring a murderous doll, one a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, anthology ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, undead, party, supernatural, sorority, youth, crimes, deadly, mystery, danger, prank, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.6
 946
The Darkroom (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A teenage boy befriends an escapee from a mental institution who sees visions of horrible murders being committed.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: murder, mental institution, mentally unstable, haunted by the past, mental illness, gory, deadly, confined, crimes, danger, escaped mental patient, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Gun Town (2009)
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of friends go on a road trip soon after their high school graduation and get lost in the middle of nowhere. They stumble upon an abandoned Wild West tourist attraction that was abandoned when the former owner went crazy and killed several ...
Style: slasher, serious, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, danger, deadly, crimes, confined, mentally unstable, gory, violence spree, small town, disguise ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Local teens have long commemorated the death of 'Mary Hatchet' -- a girl who took an ax and killed her family in the 1970s -- with the aptly named Blood Night. But things never got truly bloody until Mary's ghost (Samantha Facchi) ...
Style: slasher, serious, bleak, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: gory, urban legend, psychopath, serial killer, crimes, deadly, danger, supernatural, youth, legends and myths, vengeance, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%