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The Curse of Downers Grove (2015)
 4.5
 2K
The Curse of Downers Grove (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The town of Downers Grove looks like your average suburban neighborhood -- but Downers Grove has a disturbing secret.... For the past eight years, one senior from every high school graduating class has met a bizarre death right before graduation day. And this year, Chrissie Swanson has a terrible feeling that she is going to be the one to die. Can Chrissie survive the curse of Downers Grove or will she, like those seniors before her, fall prey to the town's deadly secret?
Plot: curse, high school, attempted rape, teenager, party, shooting, murder, graduation, blood, violence, jealousy, father son relationship, self defense

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Most similar movies to The Curse of Downers Grove

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, serious and scary films with plots about murder, blood, high school, teenager, violence, death and slasher mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like The Curse of Downers Grove: Massacre at Central High (1976), Pyewacket (2017), Evil Nanny (2016), Cry_Wolf (2005), Deadly Sins (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, high school, gang, prank, revenge, dead teenager, vengeance, slasher, teenage life, gangsters, crimes, school ...
Time: 70s
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95%
 5.8
 7K
Pyewacket (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A frustrated, angry teenage girl awakens something in the woods when she naively performs an occult ritual to evoke a witch to kill her mother.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, captivating
Plot: mother daughter relationship, black magic, teenage girl, ritual, witch, devil worship, murder, curse, occult, witchcraft, female protagonist, running through the woods ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 4.8
 471
Evil Nanny (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A couple hires a live-in nanny to watch the offspring while they work. At first, everything goes perfectly, but when an unsafe incident means the parents no longer want the nanny around, they find out this nanny is savvy at not being evicted from ...
Plot: murder, house, drug dealer, manipulation, psychopath, stalker, nanny, blood on face, knife, teenager, blood, police ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.8
 25K
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, high school life, prank, school, friendship, death, psycho killer, nobody believes, crimes, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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The Boom Boom Girls of Wrestling (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Six female athletic actresses who gets cast for being superhero's on a wrestling show. After hard training and ups and down's in the gym, the fresh wrestlers board the bus to their first fight in Las VegasS. The bus get stuck in the middle ...
Style: suspense
Plot: death, slasher, psychopath, blood, secret, ghost story, wrestling, girl, murder, violence, escape, chicken ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 4.8
 442
Deadly Sins (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: New area deputy Jack Gales arrives on the island to find that a girl at the local Catholic girls school has been found dead. After investigating, he finds that students have been disappearing regularly for five years, about the time Mother ...
Plot: priest, nun, serial killer, high school, sex, murder, female nudity
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Graduation Day (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After a high school track runner, named Laura, suddenly dies from a heart attack after finishing a 30-second 200-meter race, a killer wearing a sweat suit and a fencing mask begins killing off her friends on the school track team one by one. The ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, high school, serial killer, stalking, psychopath, who done it, teenage life, crimes, track down, athlete's life, looking for sex ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.6
 4K
F (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A group of teachers must defend themselves from a gang of murderous kids when their school comes under siege after hours.
Style: serious, rough, disturbing, realistic, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: high school, murder, danger, deadly, power relations, juvenile delinquency, self defense, vengeance, isolation, youth, crimes, high school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 4.9
 28
Victimized (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Matt Miller has spent his entire life living in the shadows of his brother. He believes if his brother were to disappear then so would all his problems. So one deadly night Matt decides to take matters into his own hands.
Plot: gay, murder, revenge, violence, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Secrets of the Summer House (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Hosting a new exhibit, artist Nikki Wickersham, (Lindsay Price) and her husband George Wickersham, (David Jones) are called out to Maine to sort through his father's belongings after he dies. Arriving there to find they've inherited an ...
Plot: slave trader, curse, father son relationship, caretaker, coma, grandfather, ghost
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Bayou Horror Story (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: A paranormal investigator travels to the South to research a series of deaths connected to a supernatural curse haunting an old Louisiana family.
Style: suspense
Plot: hanged by the neck, male objectification, handheld camera, father son relationship, murder, violence, death, swamp, haunted house, nature, supernatural power, paranormal ...
Place: new orleans, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
The Mysterious Death of Nina Chereau (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young psychiatrist tries to help a young woman in an asylum who has been accused of having killed a teenage girl. But when she escapes and he goes after her, he finds himself involved in a mystery far greater than simply a woman thought to be ...
Plot: blood, mother daughter relationship, psychiatrist, off screen murder, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.3
 195K
Hereditary (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: supernatural horror, satanism, evil, supernatural, curse, seance, ghost, cult, inheritance, insanity, possession, dysfunctional family ...
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 67
Vengeance (1980)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four hoodlums break into a jeweller's house and brutally murder him, his wife and daughter. On the run they kidnap Jenny, a Senator's grand daughter and her boyfriend, but discover that the two will not be taken easily. In the melee that ...
Plot: attempted rape, sexual assault, murder, death, kidnapping, bound and gagged, tied to a chair, throat slitting, murder of a nude woman, lifting up dress, mass murder, jewel robbery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Haunting of Seacliff Inn (1994)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Susan and Mark move to a seaside town to buy an old house and open an inn. They came to look at one house, but Susan is inexplicably drawn to another. The house is high on a cliff overlooking a lonely beach. Something eerie is going on. A scary ...
Plot: old dark house, bed and breakfast, curse, haunted house, dog, marriage, insecurity, supernatural, love, fire, ghost, jealousy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 5.6
 5K
Crush (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A secret admirer's crush on a high school athlete takes a fatal turn.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, high school, stalking, high school hunk, high school life, danger, love and romance, dangerous attraction, youth, secret admirer, lifestyle, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Super Dark Times (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Teenagers Zach and Josh have been best friends their whole lives, but when a gruesome accident leads to a cover-up, the secret drives a wedge between them and propels them down a rabbit hole of escalating paranoia and violence.
Style: bleak, captivating, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Plot: youth, murder, nightmare, coming of age, high school, accidental killing, insomnia, friendship, trap, police, neighbor, love triangle ...
Time: 1990s, year 1996, year 1995
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
I Filmed Your Death (0000)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A small town is rocked when a local man goes on a rampage in a movie theater, killing dozens as well as himself. Now, a year later, young filmmaker Pierce Lyndale adds salt to the wound when he makes the tragic decision to base a film off of this ...
Plot: satanic ritual, home invasion, revenge, murder, violence, weed, community, male nudity, blood, party, tv interview, sex scene ...
Place: connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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 6.2
 99
Livestock (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A mysterious cult has decided to take a new direction in giving Victor, a hard working trusted member, a promotion. However, his cruel minded disciples have decided to take action of their own. Growing tired of their monotonous plans, they begin to ...
Plot: occult, vampire, blood, sexual assault, abduction, goddess, cult, murder, violence
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.2
 12K
Cherry Falls (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cherry Falls is a quiet little town - until the night that a serial killer begins preying on its youth. After a third teen is found slain, the killer's modus operandi emerges: the victims were all virgins. Sheriff Marken is concerned for the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, small town, revenge, teenager, murder, virgin, sex, haunted by the past, deadly, teenage life, who done it, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.2
 18K
The Gallows (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: 20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but soon discover that some things are better left alone.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, dark, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, slasher killer, youth, murder, dead teenager, tragedy, teenage life, supernatural, deadly, crimes, social relations, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1993, 2010s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Hangman's Curse (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bullying students are becoming deathly ill after screaming the name of a legendary ghost. What's to blame? An exotic illness? An illicit drug? Or is it the supernatural? The clues are few and time is running out for the students of Rogers High ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, horror for children
Plot: high school, ghost, curse, urban legend, secret mission, bullying, uncover truth, haunted by the past, supernatural, investigation, youth, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.6
 28K
Ma (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sue Ann is a loner who keeps to herself in her quiet Ohio town. One day, she is asked by Maggie, a new teenager in town, to buy some booze for her and her friends, and Sue Ann sees the chance to make some unsuspecting, if younger, friends of her ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing, suspense, brutal
Plot: party, female psychopath, underage drinking, danger, kidnapping, mental health, teenager, parents and children, torture, social network, slasher, female killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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I Recorded a Murder! (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A filmmaker who is trying to finish his short film records a murder by accident that everyone believes was a suicide. He and the witness of the crime will seek the truth but the murderer is on to their plan and is one step ahead of them.
Style: suspense, cult film, dark
Plot: blood, school, camera, boy, chase, maniac, hallway, dead, slasher, teacher, student, murder ...
Place: illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Killer in Prague (2012)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The little town of Petrovice has been terrorized by a serial killer who is murdering the students of the local school. The police are searching for the killer, but cannot find any lead. There is every indication that the masked murderer has been ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: teenager, serial killer, murder, police interrogation, stabbed to death, friendship, telephone, blood, slasher, violence, masked killer, deputy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Good Mother (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: After her best friend dies, a teen discovers that the girl's mother deliberately made her sick.
Plot: funeral, mental illness, mother daughter relationship, teenage daughter, sick child, teenager, caucasian
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Devils in Disguise (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two roommates, Leila & Sandy, team up to kill Leila's sadistic boyfriend.
Style: sexy, dark
Plot: female masturbation, death, girl, female nudity, murder, suicide, knife, ghost, beach, love triangle, youth, scissors ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Night Watchman (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack wants to prove to his wife Alma, that he is a new man after his drug abuse and time spend in prison. He is offered new job as a night watchman of an old mine complex, which he accepts without a question. What no one knows that the dark place ...
Plot: cheating wife, fight, attempted rape, sex scene, kidnapping, infidelity, chained, murder, female nudity, death, blood
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.0
 403
#SquadGoals (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ambitious high school senior Samantha Hodges is a serious journalist, both for the school paper and for the yearbook, but she's just as serious about her friends, Nate, Gillian, and Rudy, all of whom are vying with her for a full-ride local ...
Plot: friendship, teenager, high school principal, amateur detective, friend, photographer, mother daughter relationship, allergy, knife, high school, high school student, scholarship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.2
 77
Unbound (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Julius Fonteneau has decided to take the law into his own hands after his daughter has gone missing. His only friend supports him while his wife resents him and the police are growing suspicious of his intentions. He must determine right from wrong ...
Plot: blood, murder, violence, deception, revenge, husband wife relationship, kidnapping
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%