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Massacre at Central High (1976)
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Massacre at Central High (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Maimed by bullies at a California high school, a new student (Derrel Maury) engineers acts of revenge.
Style: slasher, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing, cult film, splatter
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, high school, school, gang, psychopath, pursuit, prank, rivalry, revenge, dead teenager, teenage life, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, youth, investigation, politics, injustice, chase, high school life, deadly, exchange student, sex, teenager, rape ...
Time: 70s

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Most similar movies to Massacre at Central High

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about murder, deadly, death, violence, crimes, blood and teenager mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like Massacre at Central High: The New Kids (1985), Carrie (2013), Hide and Go Shriek (1988), The Killing Kind (1973), 10 to Midnight (1983). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The New Kids (1985)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A brother and sister arrive in a small town to help their relatives run an amusement park, and they find the town is terrorized by a local street gang.
Style: rough, captivating, tense, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: amusement park, gang, orphan, small town, kidnapping, school dance, bully, chase, pursuit, redneck, decapitation, bullying ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, usa
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Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: telekinesis, prom, bullying, humiliation, high school, supernatural ability, social misfits, supernatural, stephen king, teenage life, graphic violence, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa
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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: slasher, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, hide and seek, prostitute, murder, store, survival, tattoo, furniture, graduation, gory, serial killer, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s
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27%
The Killing Kind (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem is his overbearing mother, whose boarding house he resides ...
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: mentally unstable, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, sexual abuse, gory, woman in danger, parents and children, violence spree, vengeance, hotel, strong violent content, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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10 to Midnight (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence. Police ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, vigilantism, sex maniac, nude woman murdered, vigilante, murder, psychopath, danger, revenge, criminal, police, stalking ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
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26%
Cutting Class (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: High school student Paula Carson's affections are being sought after by two of her classmates: Dwight, the "bad boy", and Brian, a disturbed young man who has just been released from a mental hospital where he was committed following ...
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, opposites attract, psychopath, high school life, high school, woman in danger, murder, deadly, crimes, youth, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s
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25%
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Scorned (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A vengeful widow is out to seduce the relatives of the man she blames for her husband's death.
Style: serious, realistic, surprise ending, suspense, tense ...
Plot: seduction, femme fatale, sexual relations, manipulation, psychopath, widow, danger, crimes, dangerous attraction, family problems, vengeance, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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24%
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Bad Ronald (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A shy teenager accidentally kills a mocking peer, and his mother helps him hide in a spare room in their house. Problems arise when the mother goes for an operation and dies, and the house is sold to a new family, with the teen still living inside.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, psychopath, secret, mental illness, voyeurism, death of mother, hidden room, mysterious character, crimes, social misfits, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Final Exam (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a small college in North Carolina, only a select few students are left to take mid terms. But, when a killer strikes, it could be everyone's final exam.
Style: slasher, psycho film, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, serial killer, psychopath, murder, school, prank, chase, campus, friendship, high school life, teenage life, graphic violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Night Warning (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl's life is the orphaned nephew she has raised as her own son. She'll stop at nothing to keep Billy with her. When her plans misfire, she is swept up into an insane frenzy that means death ...
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, gothic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, obsession, serial killer, investigation, psychopath, murder, high school, child abuse, police, mental illness, incest, coach ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An 18-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and decides to have a slumber party. Meanwhile, a mass murderer with a propensity for power tools has escaped from prison, and eventually makes his way to the party where the guests ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, high school, psychopath, neighbor, slumber party, gory, killing spree, deadly, crimes, youth, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice california, venice beach california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Horror High (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A nerdy high school super whiz experiments with a chemical which will transform his guinea pig "Mr. Mumps" from a gentle pet into a ravenous monster. In a fit of rage against his tormentors at the high school, Vernon Potts goes on a ...
Style: slasher, semi serious, scary, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, high school, experiment gone awry, school, investigation, rivalry, transformation, experiment, monster, revenge, disfigurement, bullying ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Deadgirl (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When high school misfits Rickie and JT decide to ditch school and find themselves lost in the crumbling facility of a nearby abandoned hospital, they come face-to-face with a gruesome discovery: a body of a woman stripped naked, chained to a table ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sexual perversion, sexual abuse, necrophilia, rape, mental institution, moral dilemma, depravity, best friends, mentally unstable, high school, teenager, zombie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, slasher, rough, christmas horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, psychopath, obsession, santa claus, christmas, danger, survival, characters killed one by one, insanity, childhood trauma ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1984, year 1971, year 1974
Place: salt lake city utah
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23%
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Cry Wolf (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, prank, school, friendship, masked killer, death, high school life, psycho killer, youth, nobody believes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
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23%
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The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stalking, murder, camp, serial killer, prank, summer camp, burned alive, evil man, danger, youth, revenge, hospital ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york state, new york
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23%
Sometimes They Come Back (1991)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a short story by Stephen King, a man and his family return to his home town, but he is then harassed by teenagers that died when he was a kid.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, slasher ...
Plot: ghost, stephen king, high school, supernatural, family in danger, haunted by the past, murder, train, tunnel, bully, danger, investigation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, summer camp, rivalry, serial killer, teenage life, danger, youth, mental illness, deadly, violence, shyness ...
Time: 80s
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22%
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M.F.A. (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An art student taps into a rich source of creative inspiration after the accidental slaughter of her rapist. An unlikely vigilante emerges, set out to avenge college girls whose attackers walked free- all the while fueling a vivid thesis exhibition.
Style: propaganda film, psychological, suspense, rough, feminist film
Plot: rape revenge, vigilante, female psychopath, rape, revenge, art student, rape and revenge, police investigation, murder, femme fatale, violence, stabbed to death ...
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The Final (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of high school outcasts get revenge on the students that torment them.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
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22%
Bloody Murder (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, summer camp, teenage life, vengeance, serial killer, confined, danger, survival, crimes, deadly, mind game ...
Time: 90s
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22%
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Bad Reputation (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A high school girl wrongly branded as the school slut embraces her 'bad reputation' and takes revenge on the kids who have made her life a living hell.
Style: suspenseful, serious, slasher, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rape and revenge, domineering mother, high school, public humiliation, gang rape, alcoholic mother, vengeance, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, social misfits, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Slaughter High (1986)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight different people are invited to their 10-year high school reunion at their now-closed down high school where a former student, disfigured from a prank gone wrong, is there to seek revenge.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: violence spree, reunion, murder, high school, nerd, beer, vengeance, youth, danger, prank, trapped, humiliation ...
Time: 80s
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21%
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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: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, amusement park, mental institution, murder, serial killer, maniac, crimes, deadly, youth, gory, homicidal maniac, violence ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, year 2003, year 1990
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Prom Night (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This slasher movie follows a relentless killer who is out to avenge the death of a young girl who died after being bullied and teased by four of her classmates. Now high-school students, the guilt-ridden kids have kept their involvement a secret, ...
Style: slasher, tense, serious, realistic, scary ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, high school, prom, chase, murder, psychopath, stalking, vengeance, gory, red herring, disco, high school life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1980
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21%
The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Anger stemming from being abused as a child drives an alcoholic's daughter to kill as an adult.
Style: rough, disturbing, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, danger, obsession, ocean, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, supernatural, vengeance, ocean or sea, dark secret, female psychopath, curse ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, malibu california
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21%
Killing Mr. Griffin (1997)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The high school students didn't mean to kill Mr. Griffin. They wanted to make him suffer. But when their mean English teacher turns up dead, they have to find out who killed them before the police arrests them all.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, tense
Plot: group shower, high school, kidnapping, crimes, deadly, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, prank, teenage life, teachers and students, vengeance, uncover truth ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
A Resurrection (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A down to earth school psychologist tries to help a mentally ill student who actually believes his brother is coming back from the grave for revenge on the students who killed him.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, danger, supernatural, social relations, ghost, teenage boy, investigation, psychiatrist, death of brother, fear, high school, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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Acolytes (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three teens blackmail a serial killer into helping them get rid of a violent bully.
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, forest, murder, psychopath, friendship, handcuffs, crimes, crime, vengeance, teenage life, deadly, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
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The Word (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Days before the end of the school year, Liliana gives Janek an ultimatum, giving him 24 hours to either prove his love for her or forget about her altogether.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, teenage love, high school life, youth, teenage life, revenge, jealousy, rivalry, murder, betrayal, danger, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
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