Movies like Deadly Dreams

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Deadly Dreams (1988)
 4.7
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Deadly Dreams (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: From the director of the highly acclaimed "Body Chemistry," comes a frightening excursion into terror. Alex is caught in a web of distrust between his brother, his best friend, a beautiful stranger and the renewed dreams of the slaughter of his family.
Style: surprise ending
Plot: slasher, nightmare, murder, female director, christmas, killer, hunter, female nudity, orphan, inheritance, best friend, masked killer, mask, knife, paranoia, corpse, childhood trauma, brother brother relationship, rifle, dead boy, recurring dream, murder of parents, flashback, throat slitting, death of parents ...

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Most similar movies to Deadly Dreams

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, surprise ending and suspense films with plots about murder, slasher, blood, serial killer, death, gore and nudity (full frontal - brief) mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Deadly Dreams: Playing with Dolls: Havoc (2017), Mortuary (1983), Election Night (2017), Hellbent (2004), Haunt (2019). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Playing with Dolls: Havoc (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: (This version of the film is Uncensored and uncut) When serial killer Havoc escapes from his prison, there is no holding back. He descends upon unsuspecting lovers in their cabin get away. The world's most brutal killer is loose and his thirst ...
Plot: mask, forest, cabin in the woods, slasher, snow, jump scare, masked killer, nude, killer, knife, puppet, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie, who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, halloween, masked killer, blood, good versus evil, attic, niece, ambulance, knife, evil ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.2
 2K
Mortuary (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Christie Parson has constant nightmares of her father's death whom died in a swimming pool. Christie's mother thinks it was an accident, but Christie believes in was murder. Christie then see's an unknown figure dressed in a cape ...
Style: cult film, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: masked killer, morgue, nightgown, warehouse, killer, fireplace, corpse, murder, sleepwalking, cemetery, psychopath, satanic cult ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Election Night (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Events taking place, before and after, the 2016 Election Night, takes a turn for the worst as a group of serial killers are on the loose, tormenting and torturing the residents of the Chicago area.
Style: psycho film, suspense, bleak, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: masked killer, kill, massacre, election, psycho, murder, slasher, blood, chase, killer clown, president, stalking ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 5.5
 2K
Hellbent (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Halloween in West Hollywood, two guys making out in a park are interrupted by a serial killer. Later that night, a group of gay kids decide to visit to the site of the murders.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, stalking, deadly, crimes, gory, killer, gay, hollywood, gender, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.3
 20K
Haunt (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an "extreme" haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some nightmares are real.
Style: macabre, bloody, scary, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: masked killer, murder, survival, halloween, psychopath, characters killed one by one, youth, childhood trauma, mental illness, party, psychological trauma, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 9K
Cold Prey 2 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jannicke wakes up in the hospital. All of her friends are dead. As she walks through the dark corridors, she thinks she is left alone. But the nightmare isn't over yet.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hospital, nightmare, survival, psychopath, slasher, missing person, danger, confined, murder, mountain, psychological trauma, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Ghost Dance (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The spirit of a long-dead warrior possesses the body of an Indian medicine man and turns him into a homicidal maniac.
Style: cult film, psychotronic
Plot: slasher, shaman, gore, knife, murder, broken glass, snake bite, anthropology, archeological dig, museum, maniac, ghost ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 4.4
 263
Psycho Sisters (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mean and domineering Jane and the sweet and ditsy Jackie are two radically contrasting sisters who suffer from severe trauma after witnessing the murder/suicide of their parents as well as seeing their other sibling Janice raped and killed by her ...
Style: suspense
Plot: slasher, female serial killer, murder, dead children, psychiatrist, bloody body of a child, sister, house, sperm bank, police, child murder, garden shears ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 232K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, psycho film, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, halloween, psychopath, serial killer, masked killer, violence, evil, violent, mask, psychiatrist, small town, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1963, 60s ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Nightmare Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After receiving a mysterious demonic African mask in the mail, Ellen Morris is attacked by a "being" she refers to as THE NIGHTMARE MAN. Her doctors and husband, William believe Ellen is a paranoid schizophrenic and needs to spend some ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, psychotronic ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, slasher, psychopath, nightmare, supernatural ability, ghost, on the run, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.6
 70K
Candyman (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster's myth.
Style: macabre, scary, gothic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban legend, belief, slasher, supernatural, haunted by the past, investigation, gory, serial killer, urban, slavery, cult, disfigurement ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Inherited (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: When a college student who grew up a ward of the state finds out he inherited a large estate, he and his friends decide to assess for themselves his new wealth. Unfortunately, they quickly discover his long lost family was anything but normal. ...
Plot: inheritance, death, blood, murder, slasher, college, killer, haunted house, gay interest, pursuit
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.2
 796
BreadCrumbs (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Once upon a time ... Angie, an aging star reluctantly goes on one last shoot for a seedy Producer, on location, in an enchanting old cabin deep in the shadowy forest. While on the shoot the cast and crew encounter Henry, and his little sweet sister ...
Style: porno movie, fairy tale
Plot: forest, cabin in the woods, murder, evil child, red panties, panties, boy, girl in panties, slasher, cabin, female nudity, girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being traumatized by his brother Billy's murderous rampage years earlier, Ricky Caldwell has become a serial killer himself and is now living in a mental hospital. Relating his story to a psychiatrist, Ricky recounts the details of their ...
Style: serious, tense, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, decapitation, christmas, crimes, deadly, orphan, mental illness, doctors and patients, obsession, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, violence, psychopath, cruelty, murder, torture, gory, cannibalism, cannibal, sadism, severed foot ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, summer camp, axe, psychopath, lake, camp, psycho terror, gory, woman in danger, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, survival, vengeance, halloween, danger, stalking, woman in danger, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, slasher, halloween, serial killer, small town, death, niece, evil, supernatural, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1989, 1990s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Halloween Kills (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Story: The saga of Michael Myers and Laurie Strode continues in the next thrilling chapter of the Halloween series.
Style: atmospheric, psycho film, scary, suspense, rough ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, masked killer, psycho, halloween, violence, maniac, massacre, killing spree, psychopath, stabbing, crimes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.8
 375
Rush Week (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Toni Daniels, an ambitious student reporter, goes in search of an exciting story, she discovers the dark secrets of Tambers College. Three beautiful coeds have disappeared, leaving behind some bizarre clues. Are the disappearances somehow ...
Style: psychological thriller, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, college, mystery killer, songwriter, murder, splatter, axe murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), suicide, prostitute, red herring ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, christmas horror, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, psychopath, obsession, slasher, christmas, danger, santa claus, survival, characters killed one by one, insanity ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1984, year 1971, year 1974
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
You Are Not Alone (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "An idyllic summer day turns into a living nightmare ... With school finally over, college graduate Natalie Wilner returns to her hometown to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend. But beneath the flags and fireworks lurks a dark, malevolent ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, pursuit, sociopath, danger, getting home, deadly, college graduate, slice of life, killer
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl who possesses the power of telekinesis accidentally causes her father's death after a family dispute at Crystal Lake. Years later, when a doctor tries to exploit her abilities, her power becomes a hellish curse, and she unwittingly ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, murder, supernatural, teenager, summer camp, psychiatrist, lake, telekinesis, camp, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 211
Deadly Lessons (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psycho is stalking the students at an exclusive girls' school.
Style: cult film
Plot: slasher, boarding school, girls' school, teenager, tied to a chair, murder investigation, murder, tape over mouth, bound and gagged, kidnapping, death, killer
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
S.I.C.K. Serial Insane Clown Killer (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple of friends are chased by a killer clown in the woods during a weekend.
Plot: murder, evil clown, deer, bar, killer clown, sex, female nudity, clown, axe, car, blood, navel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Cheerleader Massacre (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Five high school cheerleaders, their coach and a couple of adolescent sex-crazed guys travel to a cabin in the woods for a weekend getaway only to be killed off one by one by an unseen maniac.
Style: dark humor, sexploitation film, surprise ending
Plot: cheerleader, serial killer, murder, lesbian love, friendship, slasher, stalker, cabin in the woods, jeans, breakdown, stoner, fake breasts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.6
 102K
Hush (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.
Style: twist ending, tense, suspense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, home invasion, slasher, deaf, murder, survival, masked killer, brutality, murderer, trapped, blood, violence ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Grandmother's House (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When their father dies, Lynn and her younger brother David have to move in with their grandparents. Their mother died already when they were young, so they were told. One morning a dead man is found near their new home. A friend tells David, that ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: teenager, patricide, axe murder, child in peril, geese, child as main character, psychosis, sibling, chase, swimming, murder, teenage boy ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Last Slumber Party (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: On their last day of high school, Linda, Tracy and Chris celebrate by having a slumber party at Linda's house. A few boys drop by and the beer flows like wine. Just good, clean, fun-loving kids. But the girls have another visitor, one they ...
Style: suspense, scary, rough, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: slasher, slumber party, maniac, escaped mental patient, murder, nightmare, teenager, doctor, revenge, characters killed one by one, school, kissing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%