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, realistic, suspenseful, scary, christmas horror
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, nightclub, murder, psychopath, new year's eve, maniac, slasher, gory, crimes, danger, deadly, mentally unstable, investigation, stalking, nightlife, showbiz, cloning, party, gang, female nudity, holiday, suffocation, severed head, stabbing, motorcycle gang ...
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, psychopath, serial killer, slasher and gory mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like New Year's Evil: X-Ray (1981), Effects (1980), See No Evil (2006), Stepfather III (1992), Dark Ride (2006). 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, hospital, murder, stalking, valentine's day, slasher, psychopath, vengeance, gory, danger, woman in danger, blood ...
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, rough
Plot: murder, gory, filmmaking, snuff, artists and showbiz, crimes, deadly, fall in love, serial killer, slasher, zombie, investigation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 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: serial killer, psychopath, hotel, danger, murder, religious fanatic, maniac, characters killed one by one, sadistic horror, slasher, eyeball, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, rough
Plot: serial killer, murder, investigation, mental institution, gory, parents and children, crime, crimes, deadly, psychopath, disability, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 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, scary, rough, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, road trip, slasher, carnival, on the road, mental institution, crimes, college, gory, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 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, cellar, basement, reporter, murder, museum, small town, stalking, strong sexual content, hotel, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, 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 ⇓
68%
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: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, attic, murder, psychopath, college student, mystery, crimes, estate, danger, serial murder, secret room, brutality ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 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: rough, serious, 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 ⇓
63%
 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Plot: slasher, murder, gory, crimes, deadly, mystery, mentally unstable, investigation, radio show, psychopath, danger, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, reincarnation, gory, mentally unstable, serial killer, prison, slasher, stalking, doctors and patients, mental illness, who done it ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, stalker, psychopath, chase, murder, knife murder, gory, stalking, who done it, woman in danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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, obsession, psychopath, slasher, murder, vengeance, crimes, fan culture, deadly, gangsters, mentally unstable, mummy ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, suspense
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, stalking, murder, profiler, phone terror
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 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 ⇓
50%
 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, scary, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, swimming pool, psychopath, youth, murder, mysterious character, serial killer, party, gory, student life, violence, mask ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 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: rough, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, gory, serial killer, college, school, teachers and students, college life, mystery, crimes, deadly, youth ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
46%
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 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, realistic, light ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, gory, prank telephone call, house party, mind game, university, college, psychopath, crimes, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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, serious, scary, realistic, rough
Plot: serial killer, gory, bank, college, slasher, crime, violence spree, murder, psychopath, crimes, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 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, psychopath, violence, masked killer, small town, psychiatrist, teenage life, mental patient, evil, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, 1960s, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, woman in danger, gory, crimes, crime, deadly, mentally unstable, track down, danger, law enforcement, stewardess ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 ⇓
43%
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, tense
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, investigation, mind game, murder, who done it, woman in danger, police investigation, family life, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Hide and Go Shriek (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of teenagers spends the night in a furniture store for a graduation party. A psycho killer starts to hunt them down and kill them off.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, prostitute, murder, serial killer, gory, high school, school, store, student life, teenage life, who done it, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.5
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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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gay, stalking, murder, gory, hollywood, crimes, deadly, gender, gays and lesbians, halloween party ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, murder, prostitute, maniac, police investigation, psychopath, gory, crime, who done it, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, europe, scotland, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: suspenseful, scary, bleak, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, summer camp, camp counselor, stalking, murder, psychopath, forest, wilderness, supernatural, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, prostitute, beach, taxi, disability, crimes, crime, mystery, deadly, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, torture, murder, violence, cruelty, gory, gore, blood, chainsaw, cannibalism ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%