Movies like New Year's Evil

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New Year's Evil (1980)
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New Year's Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a New Year's Eve celebration, a punk-rock singer gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: nightclub, serial killer, murder, psychopath, new year's eve, maniac, slasher, gory, crimes, danger, deadly, mentally unstable, investigation, stalking, nightlife, showbiz, cloning, phone terror, motorcycle gang, gang, woman stabbed, holiday horror, disc jockey, stabbing, severed head ...
Time: 70s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about crimes, murder, deadly, slasher, serial killer, psychopath and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like New Year's Evil: X-Ray (1981), See No Evil (2006), The Unseen (1980), He Knows You're Alone (1980), Friday the 13th Part III (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, hospital, murder, stalking, valentine's day, slasher, nurse, psychopath, gory, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
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95%
 5.1
 24K
See No Evil (2006)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of delinquents are sent to clean the Blackwell Hotel. Little do they know reclusive psychopath Jacob Goodnight (Jacobs) has holed away in the rotting hotel. When one of the teens is captured, those who remain -- a group that includes the cop ...
Style: serious, rough, scary, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, danger, hotel, religious fanatic, murder, chase, slasher, gory, axe, monster, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 1K
The Unseen (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Freelance reporter Jennifer and her two friends, Karen and Vicki, accept an invitation for cheap room and board in a large farmhouse offered by a friendly, but shady, museum owner named Ernest Keller since all the motels in and around town are ...
Style: serious, twists and turns, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, museum, cellar, murder, basement, reporter, small town, stalking, strong sexual content, hotel, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, knife murder, slasher, stalker, psychopath, chase, murder, gory, stalking, who done it, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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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: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, summer camp, lake, camp, psychopath, gory, axe, vengeance, in the woods, summer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.6
 354
Effects (1980)
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough
Plot: murder, gory, filmmaking, snuff, artists and showbiz, crimes, deadly, fall in love, serial killer, slasher, zombie, investigation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Stepfather III (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Having survived the stab wounds he sustained at the end of the previous film, the stepfather, escapes from the institution in Puget Sound, Washington he was placed in four years ago, seeking a reclusive back alley plastic surgeon to perform ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, mental institution, parents and children, gory, crime, crimes, deadly, psychopath, disability, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.6
 6K
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, carnival, road trip, serial killer, slasher, college, on the road, mental institution, gory, crimes, twins ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Stepfather II (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Stepfather" Jerry Blake escapes an insane asylum and winds up in another town, this time impersonating a marriage counselor. With a future wife and new stepson who love him, Blake eliminates anyone who stands in his way to building the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, maniac, dentist, wedding, psychopath, violence, hospital, gory, domestic disturbance, mental institution, psycho killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Mutilator (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, teenager, maniac, beach, violence, death, swimming pool, serial killer, stalking, psychopath, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.2
 978
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Horror, 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: serial killer, slasher, murder, small town, investigation, gory, teenage life, crimes, deadly, parents and children, youth, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: rough, serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, violence, psychopath, gory, crime, serial murder, investigation, police investigation, mind game, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
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Intruder (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supermarket, murder, gory, zombie, who done it, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.2
 3K
Lake Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Three sisters and a group of their friends take a trip to the home of the recently deceased grandfather -- who died a particularly grisly death -- to learn more about the promise of an inheritance, only to encounter a family of psychos who have ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, serious
Plot: psychopath, murder, lake, serial killer, gory, slasher, crimes, deadly, incest overtones, siblings relations, danger, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, violence, gore, blood, torture, chainsaw, cannibalism, sadism, knife ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie, who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, halloween, blood, knife murder, knife, ambulance, evil, masked killer, niece, good versus evil ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, knife murder, morgue, camp, psychopath, gory, summer camp, strong sexual content, in the woods, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 4K
Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, summer camp, slasher killer, camp counselor, death, psycho, campfire, forest, stalking, murder ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, halloween, murder, psychopath, serial killer, death, evil, niece, small town, gory, doctor, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Fade to Black (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eric Binford watches a lot of movies. He is the truest definition of a film geek. One day, his sanity takes a turn for the worse and he begins acting out his favorite scenes from the movies. In doing so, he manages to involve his enemies and the ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, vengeance, crimes, fan culture, deadly, gangsters, mentally unstable, mummy, stalking, obsession ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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, suspense, suspenseful, rough, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, violence, teenage life, masked killer, small town, psychiatrist, evil, doctors and patients, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.2
 458
Open House (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone is killing off nubile real estate agents. A psychologist doing a therapy talk show begins getting calls from the perpetrator, and cooperates with the police to try and stop him. Unfortunately, his lover is a real estate agent, and when it ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Plot: slasher, murder, gory, crimes, deadly, mystery, mentally unstable, investigation, radio show, psychopath, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, prostitute, jack the ripper, maniac, slasher, investigation, psychopath, police investigation, gory, crime, mind game ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Candyman: Day of the Dead (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The Candyman returns to try to convince his female descendent, an artist, to join him as a legendary figure. To this end, he frames her for a series of hideous murders of her friends and associates so that she has nowhere else to turn to.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, rough
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, ghost, gory, evil, relatives, vengeance, who done it, woman in danger, psychopath, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.7
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, gory, house party, prank telephone call, university, mind game, psychopath, college, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.9
 628
Blind Date (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A man goes blind when remembering his lost girlfriend, but the doctors can't find anything wrong with his eyes. They fit him with an experimental device which allows him to see with the aid of a computer interface and brain electrodes. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, prostitute, beach, taxi, disability, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.4
 1K
Steel Trap (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A who-is-it setting in the claustrophobic corridors of an abandoned and locked-off office building that has several guests invited to a party by their mysterious, unknown host. Only it is they who are the victims of their crimes. Suspense and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: murder, serial killer, mind game, survival, isolation, psychopath, danger, deadly, slasher, captivity, skyscraper, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being traumatized by his brother Billy's murderous rampage years earlier, Ricky Caldwell has become a serial killer himself and is now living in a mental hospital. Relating his story to a psychiatrist, Ricky recounts the details of their ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, christmas, santa claus, decapitation, hospital, gory, ghost, mental institution, holiday, slasher, investigation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.7
 576
Bad Karma (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Mental Patient terrorizes her Psychiatrist who she believes is the reincarnation of Jack the Ripper.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, reincarnation, mentally unstable, gory, serial killer, prison, slasher, stalking, doctors and patients, mental illness, who done it ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, stalking, murder, gory, hollywood, crimes, deadly, gender, gays and lesbians, halloween party, scythe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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