Movies like Dangerous Game 1988

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Dangerous Game (1988)
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Dangerous Game (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A game becomes deadly serious! An insane cop hunts down five students in a shopping mall after closing time. His life is ruined as he was dishonorably discharged from the police force because of these people. Armed with a Rambo knife and a crossbow, he initially only wants to scare them off, but when he accidentally injures one of the boys deadly, there is no turning back. The witnesses to the murder must be eliminated! So begins a relentless hunt through the mall at night…
Plot: slasher, shopping mall, hacker, traumatic childhood, manslaughter, police chase, water gun, police harassment, jump scare, cat, violence, telephone, stalking, tragedy, university, city, mental illness, elevator, rain, night, laughter, group of friends, woman with a gun, police station, crossbow ...
Place: sydney australia

Most similar movies to Dangerous Game

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychotronic films with plots about murder, slasher, violence, serial killer, deadly, blood and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Horror and Drama genres. Some movies like Dangerous Game: Out of the Body (1989), The Dreaming (1988), The Pack (1977), Hotline (1982), Murder Elite (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Out of the Body (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An invisible force is killing women in Sydney and stealing their eyes.
Style: tragic ending
Plot: serial killer, demonic possession, american woman, open ending, answering the telephone, violence, euphemism, acoustic guitar, threat to kill, woman driver, screaming, newscast ...
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 4.3
 126
The Dreaming (1988)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A place where ancient mysteries survive... and nightmares are real. A burial ground is unearthed. A Girl dies. An ancient curse lives on. And then there are the dreams... Dreams or nightmares?... Nightmares or premonitions? A young doctor becomes ...
Plot: australian aboriginal, name calling, woman driver, axe, telephone call, drunkard, death of mother, fire extinguisher, female protagonist, hospital, telephone, father daughter relationship ...
Place: south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.1
 769
The Pack (1977)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The residents of vacation spot Seal Island find themselves terrorized by a pack of dogs -- the remnants of discarded pets by visiting vacationers.
Plot: island, dog, wild animal, euphemism, screaming woman, calling someone an idiot, husband wife relationship, forest, blonde child, torch, resort, opening a door ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.9
 219
Hotline (1982)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A crisis helpline assistant attracts the attention of a serial killer who delights in feeding her cryptic, nursery-rhyme style riddles when planning his next murder!
Plot: slasher, telephone, woman in danger, harpoon, phone terror, stalker, obsession, maniac, serial killer, murder, slim woman, cane ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 103
Murder Elite (1985)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An English woman (Ali MacGraw) returns to her homeland after losing her fortune in America, and is stalked by a serial killer.
Style: twist ending
Plot: serial killer, maniac, slasher, stable, poacher, promiscuity, terror, scheme, abortion, seductress, trampled to death, falling to death ...
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Poor Albert and Little Annie (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Albert tried to kill his rich snobby mother once. Then he was institutionalized. Now he's escaped. Albert is after his mother again. And he will torture and kill anything that lays in the way...
Style: awful, disturbing, sadistic, psychotronic
Plot: pedophile, slasher, serial murder, villain, stabbing, bloody violence, obsession, bare breasts, homicidal maniac, psycho killer, psychopathic killer, psycho ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.5
 188
Mr Wrong (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Meg moves out of her parents' home and buys a beautiful old Jaguar in a bid for independence. She begins to get strange feelings about the car. It seems to have a presence beyond the usual "personality" attributed to eccentric old ...
Style: feminist film
Plot: ghost, murder victim, car keys, driving at night, bus, opening a door, storm, crime victim, red rose, telephone, old woman, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 213
Body Harm (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A schoolteacher (John Waters) becomes obsessed with the idea that his wife (Joy Bell) did not die in a car accident, as everyone else thinks.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, obsession, missing person, law enforcement, journalism, crimes, crime, deadly, sex, telephone call, escape, chase ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 318
Lady Stay Dead (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Millionairess actress-singer Marie Coleby (Deborah Couls) lives in a luxurious villa on a deserted beach. One afternoon following a TV commercial shoot at the villa she incites gardener Gordon Mason (Chard Hayward) to mayhem and murder. The ...
Style: cult film
Plot: rape and murder, human monster, evil man, psychopathic killer, characters killed one by one, stalking, homicidal maniac, psycho, body count, outback, villain, murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 404
Snapshot (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Angela is a young hairdresser thrown out of home by her puritantical mother after too many nights out. She quickly falls in with the modeling crowd and does some modeling work herself, while it seems she is being stalked by a mysterious figure ...
Style: psychotronic, cult film, twists and turns, ambiguous ending, psychological
Plot: photograph, photographer, model, advertising, murder, modeling, obsession, stalker, phone booth, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, female protagonist, comb ...
Place: melbourne australia, melbourne
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.0
 6K
Razorback (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the Australian outback a vicious wild boar kills and causes havoc to a small community.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, cult film
Plot: australian outback, wild boar, rivalry, heroes, murder, track down, siblings relations, missing person, survival, gory, animal life, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.3
 114K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 113 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, suspense, gothic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, murder, serial killer, ghost town, traffic jam, woman in danger, wax museum, violence, torture, group of friends, small town ...
Time: 50s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, year 1974 ...
Place: usa, louisiana, new york, florida, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.8
 1K
Thirst (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The descendant of Elizabeth Bathory is abducted by a cult of self-proclaimed supermen who achieve this state of superiority by drinking from the "blood cows" (read: people) kept at the "dairy farm", and they try to get her to ...
Style: suspenseful, offbeat, atmospheric, rough, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, vampire, brainwashing, nurse, blood, violence, swimming pool, occult, cult, gory, religions or cults, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.5
 5K
The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: murder, family in danger, obsession, vengeance, rivalry, slasher, serial killer, comics, hallucination, severed arm, brutality, midlife crisis ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, vengeance, psychopath, serial killer, danger, murder, stalking, survival, on the run, mental illness, isolation, wilderness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 183 min.
Story: A man living in rural Wisconsin takes care of his bed-ridden mother, who is very domineering and teaches him that all women are evil. After she dies he misses her, so a year later he digs her up and takes her home. He learns about taxidermy and ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: mental illness, psychopath, violence, reporter, farmer, serial killer, cannibal, dead mother, necrophilia, murder, incest, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.2
 84
Possession (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Frankie is a psychopath who drags along problems with his mother. To compensate these problems he follows and persecutes Madeleine and some of her friends killing one girl after the other and also everybody who would stand in his way - without any ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, drowning, crossbow, female nudity, bathtub, pistol, blood, matricide, dress, throat slitting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Driller Killer (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of New York after dark and randomly killing derelicts with a power drill.
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, maniac, hallucination, murder, stalking, painting, social misfits, slasher, obsession, vengeance, addiction, mental illness ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Tooth and Nail (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a small group of survivors, who call themselves Foragers, plan to rebuild civilization from their headquarters in an empty hospital based in what is left of Philadelphia. But they're soon forced into a face-off war ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, slasher, danger, future dystopia, survival, chaos, life is a bitch, murder, apocalypse, cannibalism, hospital, blood splatter ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Random Acts of Violence (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A pair of comic book writers begin to notice scary similarities between the character they created and horrific real-life events.
Plot: serial murder, writers, interracial relations, african american protagonist, disembowelment, radio show, comics, slasher, assistant, crime scene, serial killer, drawing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.8
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, obsessed fan, woman in danger, actor's life, stalking, mentally unstable, slasher, crime, danger, crimes, price of fame ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 1K
Funeral Home (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young woman arrives at her grandmother's house, which used to be a funeral home, to help her turn the place into a bed-and-breakfast inn. After they open, however, guests begin disappearing or turning up dead.
Style: serious, mind bending, scary, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: slasher, psychopath, split personality, basement, grandfather, cellar, maniac, grandmother, funeral, afterlife, teenage life, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, quarry
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
 2K
The Plumber (1979)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 76 min.
Story: At first simply grating, the presence of a hard-edged, macho plumber who damages more than he repairs and returns day after day soon turns menacing for the intellectual wife of a distracted doctor.
Style: suspenseful, humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: domestic disturbance, rivalry, danger, mentally unstable, mind game, family problems, uninvited guest, couples, indoor, obsession, couple relations, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, adelaide south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 3K
The Ugly (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, hospital, murder, psychoanalysis, psychologist, slasher, haunted by the past, mysterious character, investigation, mind game, doctors and patients ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Psycho Cop Returns (1993)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of office workers decide to have a party in the office building. Among other things, they want to have some drugs there. Their conversation on the subject is overheard by Joe Vickers, which is rather unfortunate for them, since Joe Vickers ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: office, slasher, murder, stripper, bachelor party, crimes, danger, escapades, deadly, psychopath, gory, chaos ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.9
 476
Demented (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A woman is gang-raped in a horse's stable, and even though the rapists are caught and imprisoned, she is harassed many moons later by ghastly visions of her tormentors, while her husband philanders and every little thing frightens her out of ...
Plot: injury, stable, rape victim, gang rape, home invasion, psychological trauma, insanity, hallucination, cruelty, living room, vengeance, drink ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 3K
Darah (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Indonesia, Singapore
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Macabre, international title for Rumah Dara (Indonesian title), and in Singapore titled Darah) is an Indonesian horror/slasher film in 2010. The movie tells about a group who attempt to escape from a house that owned by mysterious lady named Dara ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, psychological, captivating, tense ...
Plot: slasher, danger, deadly, isolation, psychopath, murder, cannibal, deathtrap, struggle for survival, violence, rivalry, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Alison's Birthday (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young girl is subjected to a reign of terror so that her soul can be transferred to the body of an old crone.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: radio announcer, shot with a gun, guitar playing, car driving, body swapping, crying girl, open grave, inheritance, gun, urban setting, visit, brunette ...
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Bloody Murder (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, scary
Plot: slasher, murder, summer camp, confined, danger, serial killer, vengeance, teenage life, rivalry, mind game, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Beckoning the Butcher (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Beckoning the Butcher explores the night Chris Shaw and his four friends summoned a spirit into their holiday house - then disappeared forever.
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: demon, ritual, ghost, found footage, evil spirit, survival, danger, deadly, isolation, violence, group of friends, missing person ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%