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He Lives By Night (1982)
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He Lives By Night (1982)
Original name: 夜驚魂
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: He Lives By Night is hard to describe. It's a cocktail of plot wackiness including a romance-comedy subplot involving a cute, sultry-voiced overnight deejay and a fat HK police captain, surprisingly stylish Argento-inspired kills, and an obsessed transvestite serial slasher/strangler all smashed into the same 1 hr 26 min window.
Plot: stockings, serial killer, transvestism, slasher, security guard, police officer, impersonating a police officer, police shootout, police officer knocked unconscious, police officer shot, police uniform stolen, security guard killed

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, humorous, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about slasher, serial killer, deadly, crimes, gory, danger and murder mostly in Horror, Comedy and Action genres. Some movies like He Lives By Night: Undercover Duet (2015), Bikini Bloodbath Car Wash (2008), Vampire's Breakfast (1987), Dahmer vs. Gacy (2010), Sorority Party Massacre (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Undercover Duet (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Roger Li, the son of the richest man in town, is involved in a car accident which has soon become the talk of the town. The only witness James, nervous and terrified, denies witnessing the accident and seems to withhold the truth. Veteran undercover ...
Plot: impersonating a police officer, police officer shot, police officer knocked unconscious, police uniform stolen, police officer killed, police officer
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Bikini Bloodbath Car Wash (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 71 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, scary, horror spoof
Plot: serial killer, slasher, college, woman in danger, gory, deadly, youth, gays and lesbians, crimes, gay subtext, woman stabbed, bare breasts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Vampire's Breakfast (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Story about a newspaper reporter who stumbles upon a nest of vampires living in contemporary hong kong.
Plot: vampire, serial killer, car, blood, police station, police investigation, cover up, morgue, reporter, killer, victim, police officer
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Dahmer vs. Gacy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A secret government lab run by Dr. Hess (Art LaFleur) has been trying to create the ultimate killer using the DNA of infamous killers Jeffrey Dahmer (Ford Austin) and John Wayne Gacy (Randal Malone), but there’s one big problem: they’ve escaped! ...
Style: humorous, not serious, dark humor, tense, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, uninhibited rivalry, experiment gone awry, danger, murder, chaos, silly humor, graphic violence, farce, crimes, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Sorority Party Massacre (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In danger of losing his badge, a big city detective agrees to aid a small town sheriff in a routine missing persons investigation only to discover that at least one girl has gone missing in this sleepy fishing town each year for the last twenty ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary ...
Plot: missing person, serial killer, slasher, gory, danger, violence spree, crimes, woman in danger, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), sorority, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Nostril Picker (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Joe is an ugly loser, incapable of picking up women. But when he’s taught a magical power, capable of transforming him into anyone he pleases and then back to his normal self, he decides to use it to live out his perverse fantasies. Initially ...
Plot: prostitute, loser, transformation, serial killer, cannibal, middle aged man, homeless man, police detective, schoolgirl, transvestite, soul transference, slasher ...
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70%
Scream Bloody Murder (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this horror spoof, the girls from Cherry Mount Academy are on their way to a dance at a nearby all-boys school when the van they're riding in breaks down. With no other choice but to spend the night at their tow truck driver's junkyard, ...
Style: not serious, humorous, horror spoof, surprise ending
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, deadly, parody, youth, teenage life, schoolgirl, tow truck, junkyard, van, black gloves ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Deep Murder (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in an alternate reality in which everyone is a cliché from a tacky porn film, a group of increasingly self-aware stock characters are up against a mysterious killer offing them one by one.
Style: dark humor, captivating, light
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Jersey Shore Massacre (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A typical weekend down the shore takes a bizarre turn as six girls and five obnoxious fist-pumpers become the unsuspecting targets of a deranged killer.
Style: not serious, scary, sexy, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, beach, serial killer, murder, gory, crimes, deadly, best friends, danger, looking for sex, drugs/alcohol, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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69%
Return to Horror High (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few years ago, a mysterious serial-killer caused panic on Crippen High School. The killer was never caught. A movie company, Cosmic Pictures, has decided to make a feature movie about these events - on location, at the now abandoned school. Since ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough ...
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Scarecrow Gone Wild (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College mischief spins out of control unleashing a horrifying scarecrow who terrorizes a resort town during Spring Break.
Style: humorous, rough, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
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Killing Spree (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man suspects his wife of adultery and goes on a killing spree, eliminating all he believes are sleeping with her, but his victims don't stay dead.
Plot: zombie, serial killer, slasher, paranoia, bikini, revenge, jealousy, killing spree, splatter
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Skinned Alive (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, religions or cults, disability, psychopath, on the road, alcohol abuse, crimes, chase, mentally unstable, mentally challenged ...
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Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Here's what Judge David Johnson has to say about this film: Yes, there is a party, and some people do get slaughtered. Beyond that you're better off looking the other way and using your time more wisely. Go read a book. Or run for a ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, scary, not serious, psychotronic
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Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Best friends Lucy, Eva, Ashley, Beth and Margot throw a slumber party…..BUT MURDER NEVER SLUMBERS!!!!! It’s a timeless tale of friendship, betrayal, madness, and the search for some decent dick.
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Country: USA
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