Movies like Happy Death Day

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Happy Death Day (2017)
 6.5
 80K
Happy Death Day (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A college student relives the day of her murder over and over again as she tries to discover her killer's identity.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, suspense, suspenseful, twist ending
Plot: time loop, college, murder, birthday, mystery killer, masked killer, time travel, dead teenager, dying repeatedly, sorority, father daughter relationship, hospital, surprise birthday party, cupcake, roommate, repeated scene, stabbed to death, college student, young adult, stalking, slasher killer, teacher student relationship, chase, killer, serial killer ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona

Most similar movies to Happy Death Day

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and surprise ending films with plots about slasher, murder, blood, serial killer, deadly, psychopath and danger mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Happy Death Day: Truth or Dare (2018), Happy Birthday to Me (1981), The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014), Cry_Wolf (2005), The Strangers (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tree Gelbman learns that dying over and over again was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.
Style: brutal, captivating, semi serious, suspenseful, bloody
Plot: time loop, repeated event, serial killer, characters killed one by one, suicide, alarm, paradox, masked killer, blonde, slasher, deja vu, university ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 32K
Truth or Dare (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A harmless game of "Truth or Dare" among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, friendship, manipulation, betrayal, college, danger, rivalry, survival, adventure, suicide, game, demon ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, big ben london, tijuana mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, revenge, secret, small town, fisherman, mystery, buried truth, urban legend, psychopath, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her friends are the ones who are falling prey. Could it be her? She suffers from blackouts ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, school, college, gory, mystery killer, vengeance, mystery, teenage life, deadly ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: virginia, usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Movie in collections
The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of sex murders shock a college campus, and four beautiful young girlfriends head for the safety of an isolated country villa. But as they succumb to their own erotic desires, their weekend of pleasure becomes a vacation to dismember at the ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, mystery killer, murder, masked killer, perversion, stalking, countryside, college, investigation, woman in danger, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: southern italy, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A masked maniac terrorizes the same small community where a murderer known as the Phantom Killer struck decades earlier.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, small town, small town life, haunted by the past, danger, strong sexual content, crimes, deadly, teenage life, social relations ...
Time: year 1976, year 1946
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.9
 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, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, high school life, prank, school, friendship, death, psycho killer, crimes, nobody believes, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.2
 109K
The Strangers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, hostages, slasher, murder, survival, psychological thriller, mysterious character, confined, serial killer, violence, torture, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
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, realistic, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, summer camp, murder, gore, psychopath, stalking, camp, serial killer, knife murder, mystery killer, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.7
 84K
Halloween (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. This film, ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary, gothic ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, boogeyman, murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, sadistic psychopath, maniac, death, stabbed to death, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.4
 3K
Mine Games (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of young friends make an incomprehensible discovery in an abandoned mine, but the more they try to change the future, the more they seal their fate.
Style: mind bending, scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: mystery killer, destiny, danger, losing-it hero, mystery, hopes, unfulfillment, imaginary, changing the past or future, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.3
 2K
Night School (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston police detective investigates a series of gruesome decapitations of various college coeds commited by a helmeted, black-leather clad serial killer which leads him to suspect a well known anthropology professor as well as his female live-in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, slasher, college, psychopath, murder, pregnancy, womanizer, serial killer, suspicion, investigation, machete, student ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, masked killer, mask, party ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 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, serial killer, revenge, maniac, danger, teenager, fear, axe, lake, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.3
 107K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 108 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, gothic, suspense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, traffic jam, group of friends, slasher, deadly, ghost town, wax museum, small town, torture, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 50s, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, mental institution, teenager, knife murder, gory, who done it, escapades, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Happy Hell Night (1992)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 25 years ago at Winfield College, psycho-priest Zachary Malius murdered seven frat boys and was put away in the local asylum. Now, however, the same fraternity stages a prank from which Malius is inadvertently set free and returns to the house to ...
Style: realistic, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slasher, sex tape, fraternity, murder, halloween, mausoleum, psychopath, mental institution, prank, serial killer, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, year 1965
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The House on Sorority Row (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After a seemingly innocent prank goes horribly wrong, a group of sorority sisters are stalked and murdered one by one in their sorority house while throwing a party to celebrate their graduation.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, murder, prank, serial killer, attic, sorority, mind game, college life, vengeance, woman in danger, family in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Splatter University (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A sociology instructor finds her new teaching duties at a private college interrupted by the presence of a killer.
Style: realistic, scary, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: university, college, school, serial killer, murder, slasher, sex, violence, knife, maniac, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 258K
Scream (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, high school, small town, woman in danger, masked killer, danger, psychopath, teenager, who done it, news reporter, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.1
 7K
Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: disturbing, rough, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, university, mystery killer, slasher, danger, psychopath, perversity, killer, stalking, chainsaw, college ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, maniac, psychopath, mental institution, vengeance, media, computers and web, contests and competitions, student life, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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: boys' night, date 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 ⇓
25%
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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, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, stalking, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, dormitory, violence, mystery killer, college life, law enforcement, gory, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only survivor, Harry Warden, into a permanent coma. But Harry ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, survival, psychopath, miner, small town, death, gory, haunted by the past, old love, danger, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.0
 6K
Autopsy (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Emily Johnson, her boyfriend Bobby and their friends Clare and Jude are recent college grads driving cross-country, taking a last vacation together before they face the "real" world. An accident leaves them hurt and stranded on a lonely ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hospital, psychopath, ghost, danger, gory, group of friends, murder, evil doctor, torture, youth, fight, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Toolbox Murders (1978)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No one is safe when a killer, wielding the deadly contents of his toolbox, methodically stalks his prey.
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, woman in danger, slasher, psychopath, kidnapping, serial killer, violence, knife murder, black gloves, obsession, law enforcement, gory ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 55K
Urban Legend (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: There's a campus killer on the loose who's making urban legends, like the one about eating pop rocks and soda at the same time will make your stomach explode and the one about a psycho with an axe stepping into the backseat of your car at ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, college, urban legend, serial killer, murder, death, strangulation, axe, gas station, hanging, dead teenager, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 100K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, mental illness, investigation, protagonist as suspect, mind game, serial killer, psychiatrist, mystery, supernatural ability, mental institution, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, violence, obsession, gory, danger, deadly, teenage life, revenge, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%