Movies and TV shows like Deadly Nightmares

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Deadly Nightmares (1983)
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Deadly Nightmares (1983)
Original name: The Hitchhiker
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 26 min.
TV show
Story: The Hitchhiker is a mystery anthology series that aired from 1983 to 1987 on HBO and First Choice in Canada. The series later moved to the USA Network from 1989 to 1991.
Style: anthology, scary, tense, serious, suspenseful, twist ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: obsession, hitchhiker, vengeance, supernatural, supernatural ability, mystery, human spirit, chaos, violence, female nudity, male nudity, fear, supernatural power, hitchhiking, morality, storytelling, revenge, breaking the fourth wall, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Deadly Nightmares

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and anthology films and TV series with plots about supernatural, supernatural power, danger, supernatural ability, mystery, deadly and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Deadly Nightmares: Night Gallery (1969), The Twilight Zone (2002), Residue (2015), Darkroom (1981), The Twilight Zone (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Night Gallery (1969)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Night Gallery is an American anthology series that aired on NBC from 1970 to 1973, featuring stories of horror and the macabre. Rod Serling, who had gained fame from an earlier series, The Twilight Zone, served both as the on-air host of Night ...
Style: anthology, serious, surreal, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly, imaginary, danger, supernatural ability, back from the dead, museum, human nature, witchcraft, art gallery, painting, vampire ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
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The Twilight Zone (2002)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is a 2002 revival of Rod Serling's 1950/60s television series, The Twilight Zone. It aired for one season on the UPN network, with actor Forest Whitaker assuming Serling's role as narrator and on-screen host. The series ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: trapped, adventure, supernatural, investigation, surrealism, supernatural ability, danger, supernatural power, mystery, paranormal phenomena, deadly, german ...
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Residue (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 130 min.
TV show
Story: The government cover-up of the causes behind a massive explosion in a futuristic UK metropolis spur photo journalist Jennifer Preston on to search for the truth and in the process blow open a paranormal phenomenon haunting the city.
Style: disturbing, suspense, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: mystery, characters in danger, rivalry, violence, killings, loss, curses spells and rituals, supernatural power, peril, evil, crimes, government ...
Time: future
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Darkroom (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Darkroom is an American television thriller series which ABC transmitted from November 27, 1981 to January 15, 1982. It was an anthology horror/thriller series, similar in style to Rod Serling's Night Gallery. Each 60-minute episode featured ...
Style: anthology, serious, scary, bleak, rough ...
Plot: supernatural ability, supernatural, crimes, mystery, deadly, wizards and magicians, television, partnership, makeover, boogeyman, guillotine, funeral ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Twilight Zone (1985)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The Twilight Zone is the first of two revivals of Rod Serling's acclaimed 1950/60s television series of the same name. It ran for two seasons on CBS before producing a final season for syndication.
Style: thought provoking, anthology, atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, back from the dead, mystery, supernatural ability, nightmare comes true, mysterious character, nobody believes, human nature, buried truth, investigation, hidden truth, imaginary ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal is a Canadian science fiction drama television series which was filmed in and around Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and aired 88 episodes over four seasons from 1996 to 2000. The presence of Dan Aykroyd opening ...
Style: tense, scary, mind bending, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: paranormal investigation, paranormal activity, ufo, supernatural ability, uncover truth, hidden truth, buried truth, mystery, danger, paranormal phenomena, supernatural power, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 20th century, turn of the century, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Outer Limits (1995)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: The Outer Limits is an anthology series of distinct story episodes, sometimes with a plot twist at the end. Unlike the original incarnation of the series, which was a pure anthology with each episode completely unrelated to the others, the revival ...
Style: anthology, offbeat, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, future dystopia, evil alien, supernatural, space travel, alien, androids, androids and robots, alien encounter, heroes, benign alien, danger ...
Time: near future
Place: canada
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42%
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Night Visions (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Night Visions is an hour-long, American television horror anthology series, with each episode comprising two half-hour stories dealing with themes of the supernatural or simply the dark side of human nature. Henry Rollins was the uncredited host of ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, scary ...
Plot: supernatural power, paranormal phenomena, mystery, human nature, danger, figment, secret, paranormal, mysticism, paranormal activity, puzzle, cautionary tale ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 480 min.
TV show
Story: A television mini-series adaptation of Nightmares and Dreamscapes, Stephen King's collection of short horror stories.
Style: scary, anthology, serious, stylized, suspenseful
Plot: mysterious place, nightmare, supernatural, mysterious character, evil force, deadly, danger, wrong place wrong time, alternate reality, newlyweds, woman in danger, objects come to life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a joint Canadian-American horror/fantasy-themed anthology television series. The original series was a joint production between the Canadian company Cinar and the American company Nickelodeon. The show was filmed in ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, anthology, exciting ...
Audience: horror for children, teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: campfire story, supernatural, mischievous children, surrealism, forest, paranormal, mystery, danger, youth, riddles and clues, alien encounter, in the woods ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
666 Park Avenue (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: What would you do to have everything you desire? Step inside 666 Park Avenue, New York's most seductive address. We all have some burning needs, desires and ambitions. For the residents of The Drake, the premier apartment building on ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: god or devil, supernatural, wish come true, fear, nightmare, desire, obsession, good versus evil, neighbor, danger, mysterious character, temptation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
La reine rouge (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 114 min.
TV show
Story: Michelle Beaulieu, a young woman of seventeen with a troubled past, attempts to operate in a society whose codes escape her. She discovers that murder turns out to be an easy solution. She realizes that morality has no more authority over her. What ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, scary, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: gang rape, female nudity, teenager, rape, strong sexual content, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), revenge, ghost, demon, characters in danger, paranormal investigation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Temporarily Dead (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the life of five interns in a hospital, who trys to find out what happens in the after life. The five makes an experiments. They drive themselves into a clinical death and bring themselves back to life. After the Experiment, they realize ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, captivating, tense, serious
Plot: hospital, supernatural, supernatural power, experiment gone awry, supernatural ability, danger, power relations, doctors and patients, hidden truth, intern, buried truth, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Dark Secret of Harvest Home (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: A young couple moves to a quiet New England village, only to soon find themselves mixed up in mysterious rituals.
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: small town, supernatural, ritual, cult, harvest, mystery, deadly, supernatural ability, danger, village, religions or cults, social relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Into the Dark (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: A Year's Worth of Horrific Holidays: each episode is inspired by a holiday from the month in which it is released.
Style: anthology, disturbing, scary, macabre, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: holiday horror, holiday, murder, fear, homicidal maniac, youth, survival horror, mutilated body
Time: contemporary
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Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1997)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction is an American television anthology series created by Lynn Lehmann, presented by Dick Clark Productions, and produced and aired by the Fox network from 1997 to 2002. Each episode featured five stories, all of which ...
Style: gloomy, offbeat, clever, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: fictional reality, uncover truth, supernatural, ghost, supernatural ability, imaginary, danger, mystery, escapades, belief, destiny, figment ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Friday's Curse (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Friday the 13th: The Series is an American-Canadian horror television series that ran for three seasons, from October 3, 1987 to May 26, 1990 in first-run syndication. The series follows Micki and Ryan, owners of an antiques store, and their ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, twists and turns
Plot: curse, store, supernatural, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, imaginary, crimes, mystery, nosy, gory, track down ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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It (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 192 min.
TV show
Story: A series of murders prompts Mike Hanlon to suspect that the supernatural menace that he and a group of friends battled as children has returned. He begins to call his friends to remind them of the oath they swore: if It returned again, they would ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, dark fantasy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: asthma, stephen king, supernatural, giant spider, friendship, small town, childhood, clown, good versus evil, villain, investigation, childhood trauma ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1960, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Afterlife (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
TV show
Story: University lecturer Robert Bridge becomes involved in a series of supernatural events surrounding medium Alison Mundy.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: psychic, afterlife, psychic power, supernatural, ghost, supernatural power, paranormal activity, nobody believes, danger, mystery, unlikely partners, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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American Horror Stories (2021)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: An anthology series of stand alone episodes delving into horror myths, legends and lore.
Style: atmospheric, anthology, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, insanity, death, ghost, danger, supernatural power, fear, evil, nightmare, family problems, psycho killer ...
Place: usa
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The Glow (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A newly-wed NYC couple move into a low-rent luxury apartment only to be harassed by cryptic elderly neighbors. Matt (Dean Cain) and Jackie (Portia de Rossi) are living in NYC, brimming with that certain "glow" all newly-weds possess. They ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: supernatural, mystery, couples, murder, supernatural ability, deadly, domestic disturbance, golden years, pregnancy, disappearance, young couple, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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The Hunger (1997)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The Hunger is a British/Canadian television horror anthology series, co-produced by Scott Free Productions, Telescene Film Group Productions and the Canadian pay-TV channel The Movie Network. Though it shares a title with the feature film The Hunger ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, gothic, scary, serious ...
Plot: vampire, obsession, crimes, danger, supernatural, sexual relations, fall in love, erotica, female vampire, lust, sex, crimes of passion ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour is a Canadian/American original anthology horror-fantasy series, with episodes each half an hour long. The series is based on The Haunting Hour: Don't Think About It Movie, and the books The Haunting Hour ...
Style: anthology, exciting, suspenseful, serious, scary
Audience: kids, horror for children, pre-teens
Plot: supernatural, fear, danger, escapades, monster, evil force, imaginary, mischievous children, youth, supernatural power, good versus evil, child in peril ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Hammer House of Horror (1980)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Anthology series, in which each self-contained episode featured a different kind of horror. These varied from witches, werewolves, ghosts, devil worship and voodoo, but also included non-supernatural horror themes such as cannibalism, confinement ...
Style: gothic, anthology, scary, serious, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural power, supernatural ability, serial killer, dealer, riddles and clues, confined, chase, isolation, werewolf, coping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Firestarter: Rekindled (2002)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
TV show
Story: Charlie McGee is a young woman with the unwanted and often uncontrollable gift of psychokinesis, lighting fires by mere thought. Charlie has been in hiding for nearly all her life from a top-secret government fringe group headed by the maniacal John ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, stylized, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, superhuman powers, experiment gone awry, fire, supernatural ability, imaginary, conspiracy, danger, crimes, deadly, child in peril, race against time ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Tales from the Darkside (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Tales from the Darkside is an anthology horror TV series created by George A. Romero; it was released in 1984. Similar to Amazing Stories, The Twilight Zone, Night Gallery, The Outer Limits, Tales From The Crypt, and Lee Martin's The Midnight ...
Style: anthology, scary, atmospheric, twists and turns, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, nightmare comes true, supernatural ability, danger, nobody believes, paranormal activity, mysterious character, imaginary, dark humor, the underworld, freak, monster ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Epitafios (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Epitafios is a 2004 13-episode, Argentinian crime fiction TV mini-series with the tagline: El Final Está Escrito ... The End Is Written. The series, which takes place in an unnamed South American city, was shot in Buenos Aires. The series was ...
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, slasher, realistic ...
Plot: psychologist, serial killer, murder, police, mystery, haunted by the past, riddles and clues, deadly, crimes, vengeance, danger, psychiatrist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Outer Limits (1963)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: The Outer Limits is an American television series that aired on ABC from 1963 to 1965. The series is often compared to The Twilight Zone, but with a greater emphasis on science fiction stories. The Outer Limits is an anthology of self-contained ...
Style: serious, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak, philosophical ...
Plot: time travel, supernatural ability, mystery, save the world, future dystopia, space and aliens, danger, space travel, alien encounter, space wars, science, alternate reality ...
Time: future
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Last One Standing (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Luo Ran has been investigating the death of his wife with his best friend Ning Yu. They end up getting onto a train headed for C City in order to chase female suspect Jiang Xue. The train suddenly derails mid-journey, and the hundred or so survivors ...
Style: suspense, contemplative, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: zombie, survival, fictional city, murder, human existence, supernatural power, survivor, rivalry, supernatural, peril, youth, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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The Langoliers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: On a red eye flight from LA to Boston, 10 people wake up to a shock. All the passengers and crew have vanished. When they try to contact the ground they make no connections. They land the plane only to discover that things haven't changed. But ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, exciting, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, airplane, alternate dimension, supernatural, apocalypse, airport, survival, obsessive quest, stephen king, disappearance, deadly, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
Place: boston, usa, maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%