Movies like The Prey 1984

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The Prey (1984)
 3.5
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The Prey (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six campers jaunt off to North Point, where they're promptly stalked and killed by a ghoulish man who ultimately is just looking for a little love.
Plot: slasher, camping, sadistic killer, serial killer, slasher killer, sadistic horror, campfire story, american horror, body count, slashing, sadistic psychopath, sex orgy, butcher, unfaithful wife, murder witness, gypsy, dead girl, perversion, psycho killer, sexual perversion, human monster, homicidal maniac, mysterious villain, maniac, deformity ...
Time: year 1978

Most similar movies to The Prey

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and rough films with plots about murder, psychopath, blood, violence, serial killer, gore and slasher mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Prey: The Burning (1981), Nightmare (1981), Don't Go in the Woods (1981), Old 37 (2015), Final Exam (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 13K
The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, sadistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, murder, summer camp, camp, slasher killer, hospital, serial killer, revenge, psycho killer, extreme violence, campfire story, maniac ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
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95%
 5.8
 3K
Nightmare (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drug-treated schizophrenic plagued by horrible nightmares escapes from the hospital and goes on a killing spree.
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Plot: slasher, murder, knife murder, serial killer, gore, violence, nightmare, psychopath, stalking, gory, family in danger, crimes ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: florida, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four backpackers decide to take a hike in the mountains of Utah. But within the woods lurks a killer. But who...or what...is it? The lazy local sheriff blames bears. But the escalating body count seems to point to a human killer. Ignoring the ...
Style: offbeat, serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, violence, stalking, vengeance, murder, psychopath, danger, gory, dangerous animal, wilderness, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 4.0
 1K
Old 37 (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two brothers intercept 911 calls in their Father's beat up old Ambulance to exact revenge on a group of careless teen drivers.
Style: sadistic, disturbing, brutal
Plot: serial killer, serial murder, torturer, sadistic killer, mutilated body, gory violence, traumatic childhood, slasher killer, stabbed, two killers, violence, child abuse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 2K
Final Exam (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a small college in North Carolina, only a select few students are left to take mid terms. But, when a killer strikes, it could be everyone's final exam.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, high school, knife murder, college, serial murder, school, prank, psychopath, chase, murder, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 5.9
 2K
Blood Rage (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In 1974, Terry commits a murder and pins it on his twin brother, Todd. Ten years later, Todd escapes from a mental institution on the same day as Terry’s murderous instincts resurface.
Style: sadistic
Plot: slasher killer, thanksgiving, machete, evil twin, framed for murder, serial killer, insanity, decapitation, psychopath, murder, revenge, slasher ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Murder-Set-Pieces (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Set against Sin City, Las Vegas, "Murder-Set-Pieces" tells the story of a fashion photographer whose vocation is murder - a voyeuristic nightmare of blood, sex and brutality.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, danger, strong sexual content, gory, crimes, deadly, violence spree, sexual abuse, haunted by the past, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of friends and their girlfriends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher killer, knife murder, bus, serial killer, river, wilderness, slasher, prank, stalking, psychopath, forest ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 7K
The Dentist (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dr. Feinstone has everything, a beautiful wife and a successful career in dentistry; but when he discovers his wife's affair, he realizes that behind every clean, white surface lies the stench of decay.
Style: serious, rough, sexual, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, dentist, mentally unstable, knife murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, death, torture, voyeur, victim, mental illness ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: beverly hills, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After picking up a traumatized young hitchhiker, five friends find themselves stalked and hunted by a deformed chainsaw-wielding killer and his family of equally psychopathic killers.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, gore, violence, blood, hitchhiker, torture, psychopath, chainsaw, gory, family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Scream Bloody Murder (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disturbed boy kills his father with his farm tractor and his arm is mangled in the process. He's taken to a mental hospital where he's outfitted with a hook to replace his lost hand and, years later, he's eventually released from ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat, rough ...
Plot: slasher, mental illness, tractor, dismemberment, prostitute, murder, psychopath, crimes, gory, hospital, mental institution, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crazed killer stalks college students who gave up their vacation to clean a deserted dormitory.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mystery killer, slasher, violence, dormitory, psychopath, stalking, college, serial killer, gory, school, power drill ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1981
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.9
 1K
The Slayer (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Siblings, Eric & his surreal artist sister Kay, her doctor husband David, her sister-in-law Brooke along with pilot Marsh become stranded on a rugged isle face off against a supernatural beast drawn to Kay who dreams of its killings.
Style: serious, suspenseful, surreal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: island, beach, slasher, murder, mystery killer, unknown killer, slasher killer, fear, death, artist, violence, evil ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.6
 60K
Halloween II (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, slasher, knife murder, murder, mask, sheriff, small town, gory, stalking, obsession, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror
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, rough, exciting, bloody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, slasher, danger, in the woods, serial killer, back from the dead, death, murder, gory, camp counselor, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.3
 20K
Sleepaway Camp (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.
Style: disturbing, scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, summer camp, psychopath, teenage life, crimes, knife murder, mystery killer, danger, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Teenagers in a small town are dropping like flies, apparently in the grip of mass hysteria causing their suicides. A cop's daughter, Nancy Thompson (Heather Langenkamp) traces the cause to child molester Fred Krueger (Robert Englund), who was ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surreal, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, supernatural, disfigurement, nightmare, teenage life, creep, serial killer, high school, boiler room, booby trap, dream, alcoholic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.4
 2K
Absurd (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man has been driven insane by church-sanctioned scientific experimentation which also causes him to be nearly impossible to kill. He is pursued to America by a priest where he embarks upon a killing spree while the priest tries to hunt him down ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, suspense
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, psycho killer, monster, death, sadism, priest, cannibal, slasher, gory, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 1K
Unhinged (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: College students, Terry, Nancy and Gloria are on their way to a rock concert, driving through a torrential rainstorm...only to crash their car, badly injuring one of them. Seeking shelter and aid they come across a house occupied by a man-hating ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, mystery killer, serial killer, secret, stalker, violence, gore, voyeur, blood, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Carnival of Blood (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer uses the carousel ride at a carnival to pick his victims, whom he then murders and dismembers.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: decapitation, mask, serial killer, violence, murder, death, psychopath, blood, carnival, slasher, tarot cards, artist ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.9
 10K
The Funhouse (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rebellious teen Amy defies her parents by going to a trashy carnival that has pulled into town. In tow are her boyfriend, Buzz, and their friends Liz and Richie. Thinking it would be fun to spend the night in the campy "Funhouse" horror ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, carnival, mask, violence, axe, crimes, halloween, danger, deadly, youth, on the run ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.3
 4K
Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: At a summer camp for youths, cocky pre-teen calls out the name of mass serial killer "Madman Marz". Suddenly, counselors are being maimed and slaughtered in various ways by the backwoodsman who has returned when his name was called.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, summer camp, slasher killer, camp counselor, death, psycho, campfire, forest, stalking, murder ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Love Butcher (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The twisted tale of Caleb, and his alter ego Lester. After being pushed around too far, Caleb transforms into Lester and returns to those who have wronged him.
Plot: proto-slasher, gardener, mutilation, alter ego, maniac, human monster, homicidal maniac, slasher, woman drowned, american horror, body count, sadistic psychopath ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Don't Go in the House (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As a child, Donald was tormented by his mother who used fire as a punishment. Now a deranged adult, Donald stalks women at clubs, then takes them home where he kills them with a flamethrower.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: abusive mother, disco, serial killer, slasher, murder, burn victim, psychotic, maniac, old house, flamethrower, dancing, sadism ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Mutilator (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, teenager, maniac, beach, violence, death, swimming pool, serial killer, stalking, psychopath, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 571
The Ranger (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Teen punks, on the run from the cops and hiding out in the woods, come up against the local authority—an unhinged park ranger with an axe to grind.
Plot: slasher, punk, ranger, on the run, teenager, gay couple, gay kiss, boom box, blue hair, severed foot, killing spree, syringe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A family's road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the ...
Style: suspense, rough, tense, suspenseful
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, blood, murder, slasher, mysterious stranger, swimming pool, home invasion, road trip, violence, sadism, psychopath ...
Place: cross country
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Drive-In Horrorshow (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A low-budget horror anthology made of 5 short films, each belonging to a different horror sub-genre. These segments are introduced by a ghoulish host of the sort that used to present late-night horror movies on TV. The five films are Pig, The ...
Plot: villain, forest, serial murder, zombie, eaten alive, monster, living dead, walking dead, psycho, mysterious man, anthropophagus, slasher killer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Dream demon Freddy Krueger is resurrected from his apparent demise, and rapidly tracks down and kills the remainder of the Elm Street kids. However, Kristen, who can draw others into her dreams, wills her special ability to her friend Alice. Alice ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: supernatural, slasher, high school, martial arts, serial killer, murder, nightmare, dream, resurrection, disfigurement, gory, child killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, midwest, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Last House on Dead End Street (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After being released from prison, a young gangster with a chip on his shoulder decides to punish society by making snuff films.
Plot: evil, drill, rape, brutality, revenge, murder, blood, psychopath, torture, gore, society, snuff ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%