Movies like Madman

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Madman (1981)
 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, serious, sadistic
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, slasher, psychopath, stalking, murder, psycho, camp counselor, forest, supernatural, teenage life, crimes, danger, wilderness, back from the dead, mass murderer, death, campfire, slasher killer, youth, investigation, ocean or sea, destiny, who done it, gory ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: new york

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Most similar movies to Madman

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about deadly, slasher, crimes, villain, serial murder, psychopath and murder mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Madman: Friday the 13th Part III (1982), The Final Terror (1983), Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981), The Burning (1981), Just Before Dawn (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, rough, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, serial killer, halloween, small town, death, niece, evil, supernatural, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
66%
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, zombie, psychopath, summer camp, cemetery, mask, camp, knife murder, gory, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl who possesses the power of telekinesis accidentally causes her father's death after a family dispute at Crystal Lake. Years later, when a doctor tries to exploit her abilities, her power becomes a hellish curse, and she unwittingly ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, slasher, serial killer, murder, supernatural, summer camp, zombie, psychiatrist, telekinesis, lake, teenager, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of friends and their girlfriends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, psycho film, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, stalking, slasher, psychopath, wilderness, in the woods, youth, deadly, gory, fugitives, camp ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, rough, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, summer camp, morgue, camp, knife murder, gory, vengeance, violence spree, grownups ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, summer camp, murder, gore, psychopath, stalking, camp, serial killer, mystery killer, knife murder, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Homicidal maniac Jason returns from the grave to cause more bloody mayhem. Young Tommy may have escaped from Crystal Lake, but he’s still haunted by the gruesome events that happened there. When gory murders start happening at the secluded halfway ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, mental institution, psychopath, teenager, knife murder, gory, who done it, violence spree, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 13K
The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, slasher, summer camp, camp, prostitute, serial killer, stalking, axe, hospital, psychopath, prank, teenager ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Just Before Dawn (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area. Ignoring the warnings, they set up camp, and start ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, slasher, stalking, maniac, ranger, mountain, violence, slasher killer, creep, human monster ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.9
 8K
Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, train, college, slasher, serial killer, revenge, stalking, prank, psychopath, psycho, costume, killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: psychological, rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, stalking, slasher, teenager, beach, swimming pool, beach house, maniac, death, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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 ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
44%
The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of young and wild motocross racers venture through the desert and are stranded at an old mining ranch. They soon realize that they are being watched by a group of savage cannibals unknown to the civilized world. The film is full of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, slasher, psychopath, serial killer, bus, survival, stalking, danger, youth, family in danger, deadly, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bloody ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, danger, serial killer, murder, in the woods, back from the dead, death, human monster, camp counselor, gory, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jason Voorhees, the living, breathing essence of evil, is back for one fierce, final fling! Tracked down and blown to bits by a special FBI task force, everyone now assumes that he's finally dead. But everybody assumes wrong. Jason has been ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, supernatural, violence, bounty hunter, zombie, hockey mask, knife murder, gory, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 2003, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new jersey, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, maniac, psychopath, mental institution, vengeance, crimes, media, rivalry, college, tv show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 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 ⇓
40%
 6.5
 104K
Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, camp, maniac, serial killer, revenge, danger, teenager, fear, axe, lake, gory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, psychopath, police investigation, who done it, crime, dangerous attraction, investigation, buddies, gory ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 ⇓
39%
The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crazed killer stalks college students who gave up their vacation to clean a deserted dormitory.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, stalking, slasher, psychopath, dormitory, violence, mystery killer, wiretap, school, rivalry, college ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 6K
Hideaway (1995)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Hatch Harrison, his wife, Lindsey, and their daughter, Regina, are enjoying a pleasant drive when a car crash leaves wife and daughter unharmed but kills Hatch. However, an ingenious doctor, Jonas Nyebern, manages to revive Hatch after two lifeless ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, scary, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, supernatural ability, psychopath, satanism, afterlife, reincarnation, criminal's revenge, crimes, destiny, deal with the devil, back from the dead, suicide ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, 1990s
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 13K
Shocker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Style: sadistic, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, slasher, psychopath, supernatural, electric chair, gore, blackout, rage, maniac, terror, evil, killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remaining crewmembers and warned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, masked killer, killing spree, valentine's day, danger, youth, brutality, violence, small town, characters killed one by one, insanity ...
Time: 80s, year 1960, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 52K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, home invasion, psychopath, trap, danger, extreme violence, thief, maniac, torture, violence, masked man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, slasher, serial killer, murder, school, death, violence, anniversary, small town, psychopath, stalking, underage drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1998, 80s
Place: california, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Eyes of a Stranger (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A TV newswoman (Lauren Tewes) catches a pervert (John DiSanti) watching her sister (Jennifer Jason Leigh) who cannot see, hear or speak.
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, stalking, psychopath, rapist, pervert, sister, creep, knife murder, crimes, mute or deaf, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 30K
Halloween 5 (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie. Jamie is now recovering in the local children's ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, youth, serial killer, murder, psychopath, good versus evil, danger, psychiatrist, pitchfork, masked killer, scythe, kitten ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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