Movies like New Year's Evil

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New Year's Evil (1980)
 4.8
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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: scary, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, christmas horror
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, nightclub, murder, slasher, maniac, new year's eve, crimes, investigation, stalking, cloning, mentally unstable, danger, nightlife, gory, deadly, showbiz, party, gang, female nudity, disc jockey, holiday, motorcycle gang, suffocation, severed head ...
Time: 70s

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Most similar movies to New Year's Evil

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about murder, deadly, crimes, serial killer, psychopath, slasher and gory mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like New Year's Evil: X-Ray (1981), Effects (1980), See No Evil (2006), Stepfather III (1992), Shiver (2012). 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: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, psychopath, slasher, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, woman in danger, gory, stabbing ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.6
 368
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: realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: murder, filmmaking, deadly, gory, fall in love, artists and showbiz, crimes, zombie, psychopath, voyeurism, danger, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 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: rough, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, hotel, danger, murder, religious fanatic, characters killed one by one, maniac, slasher, sadistic horror, axe, eyeball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, crime, family relations, mental institution, rivalry, disability, deadly, gory, danger, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 4.6
 725
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: violence, danger, deadly, obsession, psychopath, serial killer, crimes, murder, police, female nudity, sex, blood
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 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: scary, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, small town, stalking, museum, cellar, basement, reporter, murder, strong sexual content, deadly, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, slasher, road trip, carnival, mental institution, crimes, on the road, deadly, youth, college ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.2
 479
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: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: slasher, murder, investigation, mentally unstable, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, psychopath, danger, radio show, deadly, gory ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 5.2
 1K
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, serial killer, murder, small town, slasher, youth, crimes, parents and children, teenage life, gory, deadly, birthday party ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, crimes, psychopath, deadly, mind game, rivalry, youth, survival, gory, death, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.3
 6K
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: disturbing, rough, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, supermarket, who done it, supernatural, psychopath, axe, zombie, crimes, deadly, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Silent Scream (1979)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Scotty moves into Mrs. Engels' seaside mansion where three other college students are boarding. Mrs. Engels prefers to stay in her room in the attic, but her son Mason helps the students get settled. Soon one of the students is killed. The ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, attic, psychopath, murder, college student, mystery, crimes, danger, estate, secret room, serial murder, brutality ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: rough, psychological, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, murder, obsession, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, deadly, mummy, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.7
 583
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: scary, sexual, sexy, rough, psychological ...
Plot: murder, reincarnation, mental institution, deadly, gory, mental illness, supernatural, serial killer, stalking, slasher, femme fatale, psychopath ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.2
 800
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: realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: serial killer, profiler, psychopath, deadly, crimes, danger, stalking, murder, phone terror
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.3
 3K
The Pool (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: School's out, exams are over, and it's time for real life to begin. But before 12 friends from the International High School in Prague disappear to the four corners of the earth, they intend to throw the best party of their lives. The idea ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, youth, psychopath, swimming pool, murder, student life, mysterious character, serial killer, survival, party, gory, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: czech republic, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: psycho film, scary, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, slasher, chase, murder, stalker, knife murder, who done it, crimes, chases and races, police detective, stalking ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Plot: slasher, stalking, serial killer, murder, gay, crimes, hollywood, gays and lesbians, deadly, gory, gender, gay club ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 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, deadly, gory, danger, siblings relations, family relations, crimes, slasher, incest overtones ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 388
Bloodmoon (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the small town of Coopers Bay, there are two Hi-schools situated right next to each other. There’s Winchester, an all boys comprehensive and St Elizabeth’s, a girl’s only Catholic faculty. They are separated by woodland where pupils from ...
Style: sexual, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, mystery, teachers and students, crimes, youth, rivalry, college, school, investigation, boarding school life, serial killer ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, woman in danger, gory, deadly, police detective, police investigation, supernatural, danger, law enforcement, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: slasher, serial killer, murder, summer camp, psychopath, axe, lake, camp, gory, vengeance, teenage life, in the woods ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: psychopath, college, slasher, heist, serial killer, murder, bank, gory, nightlife, deadly, crimes, legends and myths ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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The Centerfold Girls (1974)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Police try to halt a psychotic killer's (Andrew Prine) rampage against women who posed nude in men's magazines.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, deadly, track down, gory, mentally unstable, law enforcement, rapist, woman in danger, danger, stewardess, crime ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.0
 671
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: psychological, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, prostitute, slasher, disability, psychopath, beach, taxi, deadly, law enforcement, crime, mystery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
No One Can Hear You (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Families are dying and reporter Trish (Kelly McGillis) finds herself reporting on a serial killing spree. After her daughter Lisa's (Kate Elliott) best friends are killed, she fears that her family may be on the killers list. Sheriff Webster ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious
Plot: psychopath, law enforcement, rivalry, crimes, who done it, mind game, family life, teenage life, deadly, investigation, murder, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Demon in My View (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A strangler known as the Kenbourne Killer has been murdering streetwalkers for 25 years. The police set out to track him down.
Style: mind bending, scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, investigation, obsession, murder, violence spree, crimes, curses spells and rituals, deadly, serial killer
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: rough, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, spring break, serial killer, youth, danger, woman in danger, crimes, stalking, law enforcement, vengeance, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.8
 203K
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, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, slasher, violence, psychopath, psychiatrist, masked killer, evil, small town, teenage life, mental patient, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s, year 1978 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.3
 814
Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Asylum is a taut psychological thriller about a deranged fearsome killer running lose in an abandoned high security Asylum. Pitting the county psychiatrist Dr. Maggie Belham against the psychotic maniac, Dr Belham is trapped in a maze of corridors, ...
Style: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, psychopath, confined, special agents, doctors and patients, who done it, crimes, chases and races, danger, woman in danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%