Movies like Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
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Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The next great psycho horror slasher has given a documentary crew exclusive access to his life as he plans his reign of terror over the sleepy town of Glen Echo, all the while deconstructing the conventions and archetypes of the horror genre for them.
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, semi serious, satirical, macabre, atmospheric, humorous, realistic, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked killer, murder, serial killer, small town, psychopath, journalism, deadly, halloween, insanity, satire, american horror, violence, gore, maniac, killing spree, mask, dead teenager, gory, witch, crimes, youth, holiday, aristocracy, small town life, understanding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portland oregon

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Most similar movies to Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, suspenseful, scary and serious films with plots about murder, psychopath, serial killer, crimes, gory, deadly and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon: Seed of Chucky (2004), Hatchet (2006), Halloween (1978), My Bloody Valentine (1981), Hell Fest (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Seed of Chucky (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Romania
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Chucky and Tiffany are resurrected by their innocent son, Glen, and hit Hollywood, where a movie depicting the killer dolls' murder spree is underway.
Style: slasher, semi serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, killer doll, supernatural, objects come to life, pregnancy, urban legend, baby, homicidal maniac, filmmaking, psychopath, paparazzi ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 90s, 2000s, year 1998 ...
Place: england, usa, europe, los angeles
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Hatchet (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a group of tourists on a New Orleans haunted swamp tour find themselves stranded in the wilderness, their evening of fun and spooks turns into a horrific nightmare.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, scary, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: axe, serial killer, swamp, survival, supernatural, tour guide, murder, danger, deadly, psychopath, crimes, tourist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, southern usa
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100%
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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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, psycho film, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, halloween, serial killer, masked killer, violent, evil, violence, mask, psychiatrist, small town, teenage life, serial murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1978, year 1963 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, killing spree, miner, valentine's day, danger, youth, brutality, revenge, violence, small town, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 80s, year 1960, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Hell Fest (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On Halloween night at a horror theme park, a costumed killer begins slaying innocent patrons who believe that it's all part of the festivities.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: amusement park, masked killer, maniac, serial killer, psychopath, halloween, group of friends, psycho, violence, mystery killer, hell on earth, psycho murderer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Popcorn (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A horror film festival, held in a theater which was once the scene of a tragic fire, turns into a real life horror show.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, revenge, killing spree, knife murder, gory, halloween, deadly, danger, investigation, criminal's revenge ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 1990s ...
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100%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The making of a horror movie takes on a terrifying reality for students at the most prestigious film school in the country in 'Urban Legends: Final Cut', the suspenseful follow up to the smash hit 'Urban Legend'. At Alpine ...
Style: slasher, scary, surprise ending, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, murder, college, who done it, teenage life, masked killer, psychopath, gory, college life, rivalry, movie business ...
Time: 90s
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100%
Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: slasher, atmospheric, psycho film, intense, rough ...
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, halloween, psycho, maniac, massacre, violence, killing spree, police, slasher killer, psychopath, fear ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie, who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, halloween, masked killer, good versus evil, attic, niece, ambulance, knife, evil, knife murder, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: illinois
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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, slasher, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, murder, psychopath, survival, vengeance, halloween, danger, stalking, student life, woman in danger, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, small town, death, psychiatric ward, niece, evil, supernatural, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1989, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, summer camp, teenager, axe, killing spree, massacre, lake, forest, sadism, masked killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mask, serial murder, supernatural, masked killer, zombie, teenager, summer camp, sadism, supernatural horror, killing spree ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, morgue, summer camp, massacre, sadism, supernatural horror, killing spree, camp, knife murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, serial murder, murder, stalking, summer camp, crimes, mystery, psycho murderer, teenager, crazy, gore ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1980
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Mother's Day (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three girls discover that two men are willing to do anything to impress Mother and what impresses Mother is watching her sons commit acts of rape and murder. Now these women are prisoners and lowered to pawns in the game of checkers between two dim ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, slasher, realistic ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, vengeance, serial killer, dark humor, kidnapping, reunion, rape, survival, mentally unstable, youth, violence spree ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Satan's Little Helper (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A naïve young boy unknowingly becomes the pawn of a serial killer.
Style: slasher, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, absurd ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, halloween, halloween party, dark humor, gory, danger, deadly, crimes, satire, obsession, murder ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, masked killer, serial killer, murder, school, death, anniversary, psychopath, stalking, small town, evil, boarding school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Return to Horror High (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few years ago, a mysterious serial-killer caused panic on Crippen High School. The killer was never caught. A movie company, Cosmic Pictures, has decided to make a feature movie about these events - on location, at the now abandoned school. Since ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, high school, murder, gore, filmmaking, screenwriter, gory, supernatural, psychopath, who done it, college ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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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: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, trap, home invasion, gory, torture, deathtrap, held captive, homicidal maniac, masked man, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Cheerleader Camp (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alison follows her friends to a summer camp for cheerleaders. But she is having bad nightmares. Her boyfriend has followed her to the camp but he seems to be more interested in the other girls, girls who sooner or later are found brutally murdered. ...
Style: slasher, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, summer camp, cheerleader, gory, contests and competitions, danger, crimes, stalking, nightmare, violence, cheerleading ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Nightmare Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After receiving a mysterious demonic African mask in the mail, Ellen Morris is attacked by a "being" she refers to as THE NIGHTMARE MAN. Her doctors and husband, William believe Ellen is a paranoid schizophrenic and needs to spend some ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, psychopath, nightmare, supernatural ability, serial killer, on the run, deadly, danger, crimes, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Last Horror Movie (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence spree, obsession, dark humor, mind game, vengeance, split personality, deadly, woman in danger, investigation, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 5.4
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House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, suspense, slasher, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, ghost town, torture, small town, wax museum, violence, group of friends, traffic jam, museum, arson ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 50s, 20th century, 70s ...
Place: usa, louisiana, new york, florida, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, supernatural, teenager, summer camp, psychiatrist, killing spree, sadism, massacre, supernatural horror, forest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, mad ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence, cruelty, torture, murder, cannibalism, cannibal, gory, severed foot, sadism, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.1
 36K
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: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, masked killer, child in peril, danger, good versus evil, psychopath, kitten, barn, psychiatrist, boogeyman, scythe ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.5
 100K
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, masked killer, in the woods, serial murder, death, danger, torture, serial killer, murder, human monster, gory, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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: slasher, scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mask, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), mental institution, teenager, child in peril, killing spree, massacre, sadism, forest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.6
 508
Chainsaw Sally (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, obsession, vigilantism, crimes, danger, rivalry, gory, psychopath, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%