Movies like Happy Death Day

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Happy Death Day (2017)
 6.5
 92K
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, mystery killer, time travel, birthday, masked killer, dead teenager, dying repeatedly, stalking, sorority, father daughter relationship, hospital, surprise birthday party, cupcake, roommate, repeated scene, stabbed to death, college student, young adult, 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, surprise ending and suspense films with plots about murder, blood, serial killer, slasher, violence, danger and supernatural mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Happy Death Day: Truth or Dare (2018), The Strangers (2008), Halloween (2018), My Bloody Valentine (2009), Gothika (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tree Gelbman learns that dying over and over again was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.
Style: captivating, semi serious, brutal, suspenseful, bloody
Plot: time loop, repeated event, serial killer, paradox, suicide, university, alarm, deja vu, characters killed one by one, blonde, slasher, college ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 5.1
 35K
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, manipulation, danger, college, betrayal, rivalry, friendship, survival, characters killed one by one, adventure, game, suicide ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, tijuana mexico, big ben london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, hostages, slasher, murder, survival, psychological thriller, confined, mysterious character, serial killer, violence, isolation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, scary, rough, psychological, gothic ...
Plot: halloween, masked killer, sadistic psychopath, boogeyman, murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, maniac, death, stabbed to death, blood ...
Time: 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ⇓
100%
 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, scary, suspenseful, gothic, psycho film ...
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, mind game, psychiatrist, mystery, insanity, supernatural ability, mental institution ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new hampshire, connecticut
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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: boys' night, teens
Plot: hospital, psychopath, ghost, danger, gory, evil doctor, group of friends, murder, fight, youth, torture, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.6
 38K
The Ward (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A thriller centered on an institutionalized young woman who becomes terrorized by a ghost.
Style: surprise ending, scary, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: mental institution, supernatural, doctors and patients, isolation, mental illness, ghost, danger, confined, murder, dissociative identity disorder, nurse, disappearance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 7.7
 414K
Get Out (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend ...
Style: psychological, twist ending, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: hypnosis, racism, cult, survival, missing, interracial romance, friendship, plot twist, african american, human monster, brainwashing, violence ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever ...
Style: macabre, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, maniac, murder, violence, sadism, investigation, riddles and clues, found footage, masked man, mysterious man, missing person, torture ...
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What starts as a poignant medical documentary about Deborah Logan's descent into Alzheimer's disease and her daughter's struggles as caregiver degenerates into a maddening portrayal of dementia at its most frightening, as hair-raising ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: snake, investigation, mental illness, supernatural, sacrifice, kidnapping, insanity, transformation, serial killer, hospital, mother daughter relationship, demons ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mine, virginia
⇓ 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: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, killing spree, masked killer, valentine's day, danger, youth, brutality, violence, small town, characters killed one by one, insanity ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, year 1960
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 368K
Split (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, suspense, macabre, surprise ending ...
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, serial killer, psycho, insanity, violence, schizophrenia, dissociative identity disorder, mercilessness, paranoia, survival, teenage girl ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ 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, secret, fisherman, mystery, buried truth, revenge, urban legend, psychopath, who done it, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 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, school, college, psychopath, gory, mystery killer, vengeance, mystery, stalking, supernatural ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 4.8
 23K
Valentine (2001)
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, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, mystery killer, danger, violence against women, valentine's day, gory, revenge, woman in danger, school ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, small town, small town life, haunted by the past, danger, strong sexual content, social relations, teenage life, deadly, crimes ...
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, nobody believes, crimes, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Movie in collections
 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: scary, mind bending, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Plot: mystery killer, destiny, danger, changing the past or future, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, mystery, unfulfillment, hopes, losing-it hero, warning, campfire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, summer camp, murder, gore, psychopath, stalking, camp, serial killer, knife murder, mystery killer, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1980
Place: new jersey
⇓ 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, psychopath, prank, stalking, party, stalker, psycho, costume ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ 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: suspense, scary, gothic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, traffic jam, slasher, deadly, ghost town, wax museum, group of friends, violence, small town, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 50s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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: serious, scary, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, school, university, college, serial killer, slasher, sex, violence, knife, maniac, gory, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.2
 103K
The Visit (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances ...
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, surprise ending, humorous, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: kids in trouble, elderly, danger, siblings relations, murder, farm, family relations, parents and children, farmhouse, grandfather granddaughter relationship, grandmother granddaughter relationship, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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, danger, teenager, maniac, fear, axe, lake, gory, cult ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ 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, suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slasher, sex tape, fraternity, halloween, mausoleum, murder, mystery, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, crimes, clergy ...
Time: 90s, year 1965
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, rivalry, escapades, violence spree, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ 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: psychological, rough, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, prank, slasher, murder, serial killer, attic, sorority, college life, mind game, school, rivalry, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: 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, killer, stalking, chainsaw, college, who done it ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ 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, masked killer, woman in danger, small town, halloween, danger, psychopath, who done it, news reporter, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%