Movies like Happy Death Day

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Happy Death Day (2017)
 6.5
 66K
Happy Death Day
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: captivating, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending
Plot: time loop, college, murder, masked killer, birthday, dying repeatedly, repeated scene, mystery killer, sorority, cupcake, surprise birthday party, hospital, father daughter relationship, roommate, teacher student relationship, college student, young adult, short skirt, cleavage, suicide by hanging, college campus, stabbed to death, blowing out candles on a birthday cake, car alarm, bracelet ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona
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Saw
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
103 min.
 7.6
Deep Red
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Italy
126 min.
 7.7
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, surprise ending, scary and serious films with plots about murder, blood, violence, deadly, death, brutality and catastrophe mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Happy Death Day: Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000), Unsane (2018), Saw (2004), Happy Birthday to Me (1981), The Messengers (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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I Know What You Did Last Summer
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Duration: 101 min.
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Country: USA, France
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: suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, suspense, serious ...
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Time: 90s
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    User:   59%
 
 6.4
 23K
Unsane
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: murder, mental institution, maniac, obsession, mental disorder, psychological thriller, crimes, pursuit, fear, psychiatric ward, mental illness, stalker ...
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System:   72%
    User:   63%
 
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 340K
Saw
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, surprise ending ...
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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 ...
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Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
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 5.4
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The Messengers
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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 5.6
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The Ward
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Duration: 89 min.
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Friday the 13th Part 2
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, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, camp, serial killer, murder, gory, vengeance, gore, blood, brutality, violence, death, summer camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1980
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   78%
 
 6.2
 118K
Devil
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of people trapped in a elevator realizes that the devil is among them.
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, psychological, surprise ending ...
Plot: devil, mystery, trapped in an elevator, elevator, confined, supernatural, mysterious character, police investigation, stranded, group of strangers, captivity, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   59%
 
 5.8
 98K
Gothika
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: scary, gothic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   62%
 
The Initiation
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kelly, a young woman, has been plagued by nightmares of a burning man her entire life. Upon entering college, she pledges a sorority that forces them to perform an initiation night prank. With several of her friends, she breaks into a store and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, college life, gory, college, student life, store, crimes, danger, deadly, slasher, prank ...
Time: 80s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   56%
 
 4.8
 22K
Valentine
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, revenge, gory, murder, school, vengeance, college, blood, chase, violence, splatter ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   60%
 
 5.9
 128K
The Grudge
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: American nurse, Karen Davis moves to Tokyo and encounters a vengeful supernatural spirit known as The Grudge that often possesses its victims. When a series of horrifying and mysterious deaths occur – with the spirit passing its curse onto each ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, gothic, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, gory, vengeance, murder, ghost, mystery, suicide, family curse, hospital, death, ghosts ...
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Place: tokyo, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   75%
 
Movie in collections
 6.3
 25K
Open Grave
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A man awakes-- without memory -- in a pit full of bodies and must figure out if the people who rescued him are the killers, or if he is the murderer.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, twist ending ...
Plot: memory loss, zombie, paranoia, virus, amnesia, murder, blood, uncover truth, apocalypse, mystery, plot twist, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   74%
 
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
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, gory, hospital, brutality, death, violence, blood, mental institution, revenge, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   60%
 
 6.2
 8K
The Prowler
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, gory, college, small town, college life, teenage life, crimes, deadly, maniac, psychopathic killer ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1945, year 1944 ...
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   71%
 
 5.9
 24K
Cry_Wolf
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, surprise ending, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, high school, school, mystery, death, chase, manipulation, twists & turns, blood, teacher ...
Time: contemporary
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   76%
 
 6.2
 106K
The Strangers
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: suspenseful, tense, suspense, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, hostages, serial killer, slasher, murder, isolation, home invasion, psychological thriller, violence, torture, brutality, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   53%
 
Movie in collections
 7.0
 12K
Sisters
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, insanity, twins, private detective, model, sisters, police investigation, voyeurism, hospital, obsession, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   68%
 
 6.1
 29K
6 Souls
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A female forensic psychiatrist discovers that all of one of her patient's multiple personalities are murder victims. She will have to find out what's happening before her time is finished.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, twist ending ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, supernatural, psychiatrist, death, split personality, psychology, twists & turns, mystery, religion, devil, witch, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1910s, 2000s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   59%
 
 6.1
 12K
The Den
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A young woman studying the habits of webcam chat users from the apparent safety of her apartment witnesses a brutal murder online and is quickly immersed in a nightmare in which she and her loved ones are targeted for the same grisly fate as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, witnessing a crime, video chat, cyberspace, brutality, fear, danger, woman in danger, hacking, talking to the camera, violence, sadism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   52%
 
 6.0
 64K
The Boy
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: China, Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A nanny, working for a family whose son has just passed away, finds herself put in charge of caring for a lifelike doll that the couple treat as a real child.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doll, nanny, murder, violence, plot twist, supernatural, haunted house, ghosts, mystery, brutality, dealing with death, family in crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 18th century
Place: usa, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   62%
 
 7.0
 168K
Orphan
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A married couple with a rocky past adopt 9-year old, Esther to fill the void created by a recently-stillborn baby. However, Esther is not quite who she seems.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: adoption, orphan, manipulation, family in danger, murder, psychology, secrets, family problems, supernatural, parenthood, psychiatrist, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, estonia, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   61%
 
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The Town That Dreaded Sundown
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, small town, police investigation, revenge, halloween, strong sexual content, high school, blood, splatter, pornography ...
Time: year 1946, year 1976
Place: texas, usa, arkansas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   56%
 
Friday the 13th
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: scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, camp, murder, cult, gory, revenge, teenager, blood, brutality, violence, death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 1950s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   73%
 
Alice Sweet Alice
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, investigation, mystery, brutality, catholicism, insanity, blood, death, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   62%
 
 3.7
 1K
The Telling
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In this horror anthology film, three girls pledge the most popular - and cruelest - sorority on campus. For their final task, they must tell the scariest story they know. Containing three distinct stories - one featuring a murderous doll, one a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, curses spells and rituals, college, mystery, danger, deadly, supernatural ability, prank, undead, sorority, poison, college life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   55%
 
 6.8
 189K
Sinister
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, serial killer, obsession, investigation, demons, writers, mystery, filmed killing, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 2012, year 1986 ...
Place: usa, pennsylvania, st. louis missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   55%
 

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 4.8
 11K
The Return
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Joanna Mills has a successful career but feels her personal life is spinning out of control. She has few friends, an estranged father, and a crazy ex-boyfriend who is stalking her. Joanna begins having terrifying visions of a woman's murder, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, gloomy, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, mystery, supernatural, supernatural ability, death, memory, chase, twists & turns, crimes, danger, psychology, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   60%
 
The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence
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: twists and turns, serious, sexual, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, college, strong sexual content, countryside, gory, woman in danger, deadly, investigation, prostitution, swamp, stalking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: southern italy, italy, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   73%
 
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