Movies like Night of Fear

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Night of Fear (1973)
 5.8
 406
Night of Fear (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A young girl (Carla Hoogeveen) who has just spent an afternoon playing tennis and making love with a man (Mike Dorsey), gets accidentally run off the road by a truck. Ending up on a dead-end dirt road, her car gets stuck in a ditch, where she starts getting terrorised by a drooling, gibbering psycho (Norman Yemm), who also has a colony of rats.
Style: psychological thriller
Plot: trapped, hunted, maniac, horse, rape, fight, serial killer, cat, money, police, violence, investigation, forest, truck, sex scene, rapist, homicidal maniac, psychopath, doll, missing person, castle, gun, sexual abuse, masturbation, bondage ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: new south wales

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Most similar movies to Night of Fear

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and cult film films with plots about murder, blood, violence, screaming, serial killer, psychopath and death mostly in Thriller, Horror and Comedy genres. Some movies like Night of Fear: House of Wax (2005), The Third Eye (1966), Hide and Go Shriek (1988), Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984), The Corruption of Chris Miller (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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 ⇓
95%
 6.2
 268
The Third Eye (1966)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The young Count Mino live in a big, old castle together with his dominant mother and a maid. Mother does not want him to marry his fiancee Laura, which turns out to have dire consequences.
Plot: gothic horror, massage, being followed, bouquet, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sister sister relationship, emotional abuse, class differences, gas station, dead bird, psychological manipulation, undressing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Hide and Go Shriek (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of teenagers spends the night in a furniture store for a graduation party. A psycho killer starts to hunt them down and kill them off.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, slasher, prostitute, survival, store, murder, danger, youth, deadly, gays and lesbians, stalking, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, psychopath, obsession, slasher, christmas, danger, santa claus, survival, characters killed one by one, childhood trauma ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, year 1971, year 1974, 70s
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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The Corruption of Chris Miller (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a scythe to slash his murder victims--or maybe it's *her* murder victims?
Plot: serial killer, murder, love triangle, slasher, scythe, killing spree, screaming, single woman, dysfunctional family, sexual tension, sex scene, killing an animal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.4
 2K
Ben (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A lonely boy becomes good friends with Ben, a rat. This rat is also the leader of a pack of vicious killer rats, killing lots of people.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, psychotronic ...
Plot: rat, death, violence, dangerous animal, friendship, animal life, danger, boy, terror, survival horror, eaten alive, loneliness ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.7
 7K
StageFright (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A troupe of struggling stage actors is rehearsing for a small-town production of a play. Everything seems to be as it should until one of the cast members turns up dead. In a panic, the others try to get out, only to find they are now locked in the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, intense, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, investigation, play, theater, slasher, gory, mysterious character, crimes, woman in danger, track down ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.7
 1K
The Drone (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A newlywed couple is terrorized by a consumer drone that has become sentient with the consciousness of a deranged serial killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: investigation, on the run, murder, reincarnation, obsession, suspect, police detective, husband wife relationship, serial killer, voyeurism, remote control, captive ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 3.5
 846
Killer Sofa (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Francesca always attracted weirdos. When one of her stalkers is found dead, she looks for comfort from her best friend, Maxi. Meanwhile, Maxi’s grandfather, Jack, a disgraced Rabbi, comes across a reclining chair containing a Dybbuk inside. Jack ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: murderous scheme, immigrants, co worker co worker relationship, possessed woman, petting, unpunished antagonist, lack of privacy, man in bathtub, secretly observing, woman wearing a towel, belief in ghosts, mysterious noise ...
Time: 1800s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.7
 249
Fatal Charm (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Valerie's (Amanda Peterson) prosecutor mom is trying to put away Adam (Christopher Atkins), an alleged serial killer on trial for murdering six women. But he's so charming that the teenage Valerie just can't believe he really did it, ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, psychological, tense ...
Plot: death row, murder, serial killer, forbidden love, high school, cheerleader, young heroes, confined, crimes, graphic violence, unlikely criminals, mystery ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Night Warning (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl's life is the orphaned nephew she has raised as her own son. She'll stop at nothing to keep Billy with her. When her plans misfire, she is swept up into an insane frenzy that means death ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, slasher, obsession, high school, murder, psychopath, serial killer, investigation, child abuse, incest, coach, mental illness ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Films to Keep You Awake: To Let (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Mario and his pregnant girlfriend Clara are trying to find in a short period a new apartment to live since they have sold their apartment and they need to move in fifteen days. When Mario finds an attractive advertisement in his mailbox, he ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apartment building, psychopath, danger, isolation, gory, confined, family relations, female protagonist, trap, escape attempt, pregnancy, dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Killing Ground (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When young urbanites Ian and Sam decide to go camping, they arrive at their isolated destination to discover another tent already set up, but no sign of its owners. With the other campers at large, Ian and Sam's discovery of a child wandering ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, poignant, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: camping, baby, rape, dog, doctor, rape and murder, serial killer, slasher, murder, held at gunpoint, foot chase, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Killing Kind (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem is his overbearing mother, whose boarding house he resides ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, tense, scary ...
Plot: mentally unstable, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, psychopath, hotel, gory, family problems, strong sexual content, strong violent content, serial killer, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Strangler vs Strangler (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When it comes to crime, Belgrade is same as any other modern metropolis, except for having its own serial killers. That blank is filled when a flower salesman begins strangling women. A popular, but very disturbed rock star soon becomes ...
Style: cult film, dark humor
Plot: killing spree, ear, strangulation, anonymous letter, police investigation, carnation, serial killer, blood, rock concert, telepathy, dominant woman, metropolis ...
Time: 80s
Place: yugoslavia, balkan, former yugoslavia, belgrade, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.6
 12K
Don't Hang Up (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An evening of drunken prank calls becomes a nightmare for a pair of teenagers when a mysterious stranger turns their own game against them.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, scary, psychotronic
Plot: prank, mysterious stranger, teenager, telephone call, murder, terror, friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, party, revenge, stalker, drunk ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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 ⇓
45%
 6.8
 36K
Dead Calm (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An Australian couple take a sailing trip in the Pacific to forget about a terrible accident. While on the open sea, in dead calm, they come across a ship with one survivor who is not at all what he seems.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, realistic, rough ...
Plot: isolation, woman in danger, yacht, married couple, ship, psychopath, mysterious character, deadly, crimes, danger, manic, sinking boat ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, pacific ocean, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Like.Share.Follow. (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Garrett is a rising YouTube star. Shell is a deeply emotional fan. When they begin a romantic relationship, he's forced to question whether opening your life to strangers online is an invitation to community and rescue... or to stalking, ...
Style: realistic, mind bending, suspenseful, psychological, suspense
Plot: fan, obsession, female antagonist, danger, youtube, love story, crimes, live broadcast, teenage boy, meeting, relationships, multiple deaths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 13K
The Stepfather (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A seemingly mild mannered man -- who has just murdered his entire family -- quickly adopts a new identity and leaves town. After building a new relationship with a widow and her teenage daughter, he struggles to hide his true identity and maintain a ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, family relations, maniac, investigation, real estate agent, shower, murder of family, teenager, widow, stepfather ...
Time: 80s
Place: turkey, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A couple encounters a perverted gas station attendant who threatens them with a shotgun. They take a deserted path in Texas to seek help, but only meet up with a cannibalistic clan interested in helping themselves to fresh meat.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, survival, psychopath, danger, death, hitchhiker, human monster, gory, siblings relations, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
Place: texas, florida, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.8
 1K
Animas (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, Belgium
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Abraham and his female friend Álex have a close relationship; they share both secrets and fears. When Abraham starts going out with Anchi, he begins to distance himself from Álex, who gradually dives into a living hell where she encounters strange ...
Style: twist ending
Plot: psychotherapist, childhood friend, psychotherapy, dog, father son relationship, high school friends, traumatized man, delusional woman, talking to oneself in a mirror, family relations, interracial relations, immigrants ...
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.7
 395
Forced Entry (1976)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A serial rapist stalks and murders prostitutes.
Style: disturbing
Plot: rape, prostitute, pedophilia, murder, serial rapist, speech impediment, bad guy, strangulation, dark past, psychopathic killer, sexual predator, blood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.5
 7K
Curve (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young woman becomes trapped in her car after a hitchhiker causes her to have an automobile accident.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, scenic
Plot: car accident, trapped, hitchhiker, car, injury, psychopath, on the road, fear, evil man, woman fights a man, female protagonist, fire ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.7
 161
Darkness (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A man leaves his busy city life for the peace of the country home where he spent his early childhood. His new life is soon disturbed by strange events.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: haunted by the past, reunion, countryside, race against time, homecoming, secret past, childhood trauma, old dark house, secret, hallucination, painting, changing the past or future ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1940s
Place: central europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.4
 24K
Countdown (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young nurse downloads an app that tells her she only has three days to live. With time ticking away and a mysterious figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.
Style: mysterious, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, neurotic ...
Plot: fear, countdown, supernatural, survival, game, youth, phone terror, nurse, devil, characters killed one by one, body count, technology ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 6K
Dying Breed (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the depths of the Tasmanian wilderness a group of hikers looking for a Tasmanian Tiger. They encounter a group of cannibals descended from Alexander Pearce, who was hung for cannibalism in 1824, out to find fresh breeding stock.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, wilderness, survival, cannibalism, danger, serial killer, rescue, slasher, psychopath, isolation, forest, amputation ...
Time: 19th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Don't Answer the Phone! (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A deeply disturbed photographer and Vietnam veteran, named Kirk Smith, terrorizes Los Angeles by going around strangling lingerie-clad young women in their homes while taunting Lindsay Gale, a young psychologist, by calling her on a radio call-in ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, slasher, obsession, stalking, murder, sadism, sadist, photographer, mind game, woman in danger, riddles and clues ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, asia, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Last Stop on the Night Train (1975)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, Austria
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A pair of psychotic hoodlums and an equally demented nymphomaniac woman terrorize two young girls on a train trip from Germany to Italy.
Style: rough, disturbing, banned film, suspenseful, brutal ...
Plot: murder, sadism, hostage, violence, train, woman in danger, sexual harassment, vengeance, danger, revenge, psychopath, gory ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, germany, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.8
 1K
The Vagrant (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A business man buys a house, but he has a hard time trying to get rid of its previous tenant, a dirty bum.
Style: dark humor, cynical, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, drifter, paranoia, real estate agent, serial killer, office, starting over, urban, crimes, stalking ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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