Movies like Trick or Treats

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Trick or Treats (1982)
 3.9
 924
Trick or Treats (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A baby sitter is stuck watching over a young brat on Halloween night who keeps playing vicious pranks on her. To add to her trouble the boy's deranged father has escaped from an asylum and is planning on making a visit.
Style: surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: mental institution, halloween, slasher, nanny, maniac, killer, magician, death, female nudity, girlfriend, actor, killer child, female protagonist, boy, mask, knife, frame up, mansion, flirting, night, swimming pool, garbage, murder, brawl, practical joke ...

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Most similar movies to Trick or Treats

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out rough, suspense, scary and suspenseful films with plots about slasher, murder, blood, gore, mask, violence and death mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Trick or Treats: The House Where Death Lives (1981), The Last Slumber Party (1988), Halloween (2007), Halloween Night (2006), Halloween II (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The House Where Death Lives (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A nurse goes to a house to care for a crippled old man. Then people in the house start being murdered.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: nurse, murder, old man, mansion, supernatural, slasher, physical disability, house, supernatural power, death, knife, killer ...
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95%
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, disturbing, rough, scary, surprise ending
Plot: slasher, slumber party, escaped mental patient, maniac, teenager, murder, nightmare, doctor, throat slitting, revenge, characters killed one by one, school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 6.1
 108K
Halloween (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, halloween, serial killer, teenage life, massacre, sadism, manhunt, mask, vengeance, danger, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Halloween Night (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Halloween Night starts as a young boy named Chris Vale (Sam Stone) witnesses his mum (Jan Anderson) get raped & then murdered before being horribly burnt by a jet of steam from a pipe. Jump forward 'Ten Years Later' on ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, halloween, danger, youth, crimes, psychopath, mental institution, violence spree, halloween party, murder of a nude woman, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 6.5
 73K
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, psycho film, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, slasher, serial killer, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, graphic violence, obsession, small town, stalking, sheriff, mask ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Halloween Night (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Strange things are happening in Tommy's seemingly perfect town... a bloody pitchfork is found beside a mutilated corpse... dark chanting permeates the night chill... a deranged man warns of murder and madness... graves are robbed... and an ...
Plot: slasher, halloween, masked killer, devil worship, cult, gore, halloween costume, mask, holiday horror, female nudity, halloween party, satanic cult ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.6
 765
Offerings (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ten years after he was pushed down a well, a young man kills off the neighborhood bullies who tormented him and leaves their body parts as presents for the one girl who was kind to him.
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: slasher, mental institution, revenge, pizza, crimes, mute or deaf, serial killer, prodigy, youth, deadly, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.9
 48K
Halloween II (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Micheal's deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister.
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: halloween, hospital, slasher, murder, killing off one by one, violence, psychopath, chase, serial murder, insanity, overturning car, murderer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Fear: Resurrection (1999)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's death-by-fear (aka scared-to-death) in this deceptively psychological thriller. The hero, Mike brings his friends to his grandparents' house for a Halloween party wherein they will all dress up as their innermost fears. Mike's ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: halloween, fear, murder, toilet, halloween costume, clown costume, swimming pool, rat, fainting, drowning, headstone, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, psychotronic
Plot: mask, serial killer, psychopath, blood, murder, carnival, death, tarot card, violence, decapitation, slasher, tarot cards ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.8
 3K
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: cult film, sadistic
Plot: decapitation, crazy, killing spree, murder, revenge, psychopath, framed for murder, serial killer, slasher, psycho killer, insanity, mutilation ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 3.1
 192
Bunni (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Following a Halloween party, an attractive girl and her friends must fight to escape the nightmarish dwelling of a twisted killer with a dark secret.
Style: bleak, rough, suspense, disturbing
Plot: halloween, murder, slasher, dysfunctional relationship, flashback, tied feet, female nudity, blood, bar, child abuse, sex tape, gore ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.7
 750
Mischief Night (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The night before Halloween, a teenage babysitter is stalked by a masked killer; but in an unusual turn of events, victim and victimizer begin to develop romantic feelings for each other.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Plot: stockholm syndrome, halloween, sex scene, killer, abduction, danger, pursuit, couples, crimes, death, masked killer, slasher ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Home Sweet Home (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An escaped mental patient steals a station wagon and makes his way to the Bradleys' Thanksgiving celebration, where he plans to make them a little less thankful...
Plot: violence, psychopath, country house, murder, slasher, thanksgiving, female director, stalker, maniac, mime, thanksgiving dinner, magician ...
Place: turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Sorority House Massacre (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A little girl's brother kills the whole family but her (she escapes by hiding in the basement). He is committed, and she grows up with a new family, eventually going to college, where she joins a sorority. Due to a memory block, she ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slasher, murder, hospital, mental institution, escaped mental patient, hiding, dormitory, serial killer, knife murder, campfire story, gory ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
All Through the House (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A deranged masked Santa-Slayer comes to town for some yuletide-terror. He leaves behind a bloody trail of mutilated bodies as he hunts his way to the front steps of the town's most feared and notorious home.
Style: christmas horror, rough, suspense, scary
Plot: slasher, murder, death, christmas, bondage, woman in a wheelchair, chase, gore, blood, severed penis, stabbed with scissors, murder of a nude woman ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Don't Look in the Cellar (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of college students regret their decision to sneak into the cellar of a haunted asylum on Halloween. One by one they encounter Smiley, the last of a flawed bloodline.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: mental institution, college, slasher, halloween, masked killer, college student, mental patient, basement, maniac, murder, survival, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.8
 226K
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, serial killer, halloween, psychopath, masked killer, violence, evil, violent, psychiatrist, small town, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, year 1978 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 4.3
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555 (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A spate of killings of teenagers by a maniac dressed like a hippie causes a detective to check the records for similar killings. He discovers that every five years, in the fifth month of the year, for five consecutive days, the same type of killings ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: gore, slasher, teenager, murder, killer, maniac, suspect, nudity (full frontal - brief), sergeant, colonel, violence, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.1
 457
Blood Lake (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Six teenagers decide to party one weekend, but before the partying begins one couple disappears. Only to be fount brutally murdered. A blood thirsty killer is stalking their summer playground. One by one bodies begin to show up, as they become prey ...
Style: psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: lake, slasher, hat, death, blood, throat slitting, beard, violence, knife, stabbed in the back, killer, murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
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, suspenseful, rough, tense, surprise ending
Plot: slasher, home invasion, serial killer, blood, sadism, slasher killer, murder, psychopath, masked killer, mysterious stranger, swimming pool, characters killed one by one ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.3
 143
Scare Zone (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Scare Zone is Oliver's pride and joy. Sure, it's just another strip-mall Halloween Horror House, but as always, he's put his heart and soul into it. The attraction is open for three nights only, and Oliver has brought back his old ...
Style: gothic
Plot: slasher, halloween, halloween party, depression, theme park, goth girl, severed finger, severed head, bat, bare breasts, mask, haunted house ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Fappening (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Alan Smithee is a struggling filmmaker that has had sex with countless actresses that were trying to break into the business. One day his cellphone gets hacked and naked pictures and sex videos of these women are leaked online, destroying their ...
Style: post modern, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: villain, characters killed one by one, death, female nudity, disguise, threatened with a knife, blood, fear, violence, masked killer, blood on shirt, oral sex ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Devil Times Five (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Five extremely disturbed, sociopathic children escape from their psychiatric transport and are taken in unwittingly by a group of adult villagers on winter vacation.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mental illness, isolation, evil child, escaped mental patient, children, crimes, danger, violence spree, obsession, teenage life, survival ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 2.4
 293
30 Days to Die (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of girls trapped in an institution suffer the wrath of a serial killer on the loose. This campy thriller pays homage to Friday the 13th.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, mentally unstable, mental institution, struggle for survival, murder, danger, deadly, violence, gory, strong violent content, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 12K
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, rough, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, carnival, halloween, violence, deadly, youth, stalking, crimes, danger, on the run, teenage life ...
Time: 80s, year 1975, 15th century, 70s
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 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: psychotronic, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: masked killer, morgue, nightgown, warehouse, killer, fireplace, corpse, murder, sleepwalking, investigation, nightmare, cemetery ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Truth or Dare?: A Critical Madness (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Mike Strauber catches his wife Sharon in bed with his best friend Jerry. He gets mad and takes off to embark on an adventure of murder and self-mutilation in demented games of truth or dare.
Plot: adultery, self mutilation, truth or dare, murder, mask, slasher, stabbed in the eye, pencil, flashback, ambulance, road rage, child murder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Daddy's Deadly Darling (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Teenager Lynn kills her father while he tries to rape her - the receiving officer at the mental hospital cannot convince her that her father is dead. After electric shock treatment she escapes in a nurses car. There is a farm where the manager is ...
Plot: farm, escape, violence, incest, pig, sexual abuse, murder, psycho, sheriff, suspicion, hospital, rape ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 2K
Trick (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A detective tries to track down a masked killer who reappears every Halloween to wreak bloody havoc.
Style: bloody
Plot: halloween party, halloween, gore, slasher, masked killer, serial killer, splatter, halloween costume, police, knife, mask, haunted house ...
Time: 2010s, year 2015, year 2017, year 2019, year 2016
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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