Movies like Nightmare on the 13th Floor

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Nightmare on the 13th Floor (1990)
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Nightmare on the 13th Floor (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this made-for-cable television horror thriller, a travel writer visits a historic hotel to write a story about it and inadvertently finds herself on the 13th floor where she witnesses a Satanic rite and tangles with an axe-wielding killer. She escapes, but no one believes her story because the hotel has no 13th floor.
Plot: hotel, elevator, satanism, killer, satanic cult, axe murder, serial killer, murder investigation, slasher, murder, reporter, crystal, axe, homelessness

Most similar movies to Nightmare on the 13th Floor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about murder, slasher, serial killer, deadly, crimes, violence and death mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Nightmare on the 13th Floor: Wicked, Wicked (1973), Blood Widow (2020), Edge of the Axe (1988), Toolbox Murders (2004), Rush Week (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Wicked, Wicked (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A tongue-in-cheek psycho movie in "Duo-vision." The entire feature employs the split-screen technique used in parts of Brian De Palma's "Sisters" that same year. As a handyman at a seacoast hotel, Randolph Roberts wears a ...
Style: psycho film, sadistic, psychotronic
Plot: murder, embalming, hotel, characters killed one by one, lounge singer, psychopathic killer, masked killer, female victim, falling from height, peep hole, mutilation, guillotine ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.6
 101
Blood Widow (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A modern telling of an ancient genre. A serial killer is terrorizing Arizona with the police in hot pursuit. What the police don't know is that a mysterious group are also pursuing the same killer to stop the killer from unleashing an evil like ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, bleak, tense, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, slasher, vampire, supernatural, murder, cult, strong violent content, secret organization, brutality, psychopath, investigation, supernatural power
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Edge of the Axe (1988)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deranged guy in a mask kills people with an axe.
Plot: axe, serial killer, shot to death, offscreen killing, violence against women, masked man, violence, computer nerd, killer, blood, axe in the head, prostitute ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Toolbox Murders (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.
Style: rough, disturbing, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder, slasher, supernatural, serial killer, old dark house, violence, psychopath, haunted by the past, mystery, danger, deadly, filmmaking ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
Movie in collections
 4.8
 376
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, reporter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
The Killing Mind (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A female former FBI agent, now a cop in Los Angeles is assigned to catch a ballerina's murderer, but runs into resistance by fellow cops who don't think a woman detective can handle the case.
Plot: female fbi agent, death by electrocution, german shepherd, burglar, murder investigation, ballerina, crime scene, new job, fbi, anonymous letter, newspaper reporter, woman in danger ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.6
 59K
Urban Legend (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: There's a campus killer on the loose who's making urban legends, like the one about eating pop rocks and soda at the same time will make your stomach explode and the one about a psycho with an axe stepping into the backseat of your car at ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, college, urban legend, murder, death, serial murder, axe, hanging, gas station, strangulation, dark and stormy night ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.1
 653
Followed (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: To gain more subscribers, a controversial vlogger stays at a cursed hotel with terrifying results.
Style: suspense, psychological, bleak, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: game, ghost, supernatural, desire for fame, blogger, pursuit, blog, internet, elevator, hotel, media, evil ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
Movie in collections
 5.0
 4K
Blackout (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three people from different walks of life find themselves trapped inside a stalled elevator. What at first seems like an inconvenience rapidly escalates into a nightmare.
Style: psychological, scary, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: elevator, asthma, inhaler, asthma inhaler, serial killer, psychopath, trapped in an elevator, murder, mind game, danger, haunted by the past, fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.4
 13K
Psycho III (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Norman Bates is still running his little motel, and he has kept the dressed skeleton he calls mother. One of his guests is a young girl who has left the convent where she lived. To get some help he employs a young man. One day a nosey journalist ...
Style: twists and turns, scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, split personality, hotel, voyeurism, woman in danger, blood, gore, nun ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Do You Wanna Know a Secret? (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a night out on the town turns into a nightmare, six young college students must fight for their lives as a killer hunts them down.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, spring break, vengeance, woman in danger, stalking, gory, deadly, youth, crimes, danger, dark secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.8
 3K
Homicidal (1961)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story centers around a murderous scheme to collect a rich inheritance. The object of murder is Miriam Webster, who is to share in the inheritance with her half brother Warren, who lives with his childhood guardian Helga in the mansion where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mute, mystery, mysterious character, serial killer, deadly, crimes, isolation, vengeance, small town, palaces castles and temples, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 3.7
 355
Seclusion (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends is stalked by a killer at an isolated destination wedding.
Style: twist ending
Plot: murder, whodunit, death, cabin in the woods, slasher, cabin, isolation, throat slitting, shower, female nudity, interracial relations, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.3
 409
The Witchmaker (1969)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A psychic researcher and his assistants investigate a series of murders of beautiful young women.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: satanism, swamp, murder, paranormal investigation, witch, psychic, witchcraft, occult, violence, cult, blood, warlock ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 4.8
 180
Mommy's Day (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After escaping a lethal injection for the murders Mommy (Patty McCormack) had committed, she is given a special implant in her arm that will keep her from having homicidal urges. However, since she still tries to see her daughter and other murders ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, realistic ...
Plot: murder, escape, slasher, serial killer, investigation, bad mother, paranoia, prison, family life, crimes, deadly, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.6
 217
Mask of Murder (1988)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a Canadian village are women being killed by a psychopath. Chief Rich and Inspector McLane have no clue until McLane shoots a suspicious man. Now the killing seems to have ended, but the killer picks yet another victim...
Plot: serial killer, razor, slashing, wannabe, set up, murder, masked killer, interrogation, witness, murder investigation, theater, abrupt ending ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Deadly Renovations (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When a small house flipping group discovers that their Hotel project may contain millions of cash hidden somewhere within, the project turns deadly.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, scary ...
Plot: hotel, serial killer, danger, deadly, treasure hunt, murder, money, drugs/alcohol, graphic violence, development, bank
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The making of a horror movie takes on a terrifying reality for students at the most prestigious film school in the country in 'Urban Legends: Final Cut', the suspenseful follow up to the smash hit 'Urban Legend'. At Alpine ...
Style: scary, surprise ending, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: slasher, urban legend, serial killer, college, murder, teenage life, who done it, gory, masked killer, psychopath, rivalry, college life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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 4.9
 25K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: slasher, woman in danger, serial killer, psychopath, murder, mystery killer, danger, valentine's day, gory, revenge, school, violence against women ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.4
 213
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: girls' school, slasher, boarding school, tied to a chair, tape over mouth, teenager, murder investigation, bound and gagged, kidnapping, death, killer, murder
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.5
 117K
Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, maniac, serial killer, drowning, camp, teenager, danger, fear, axe, lake, gory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s, year 1958 ...
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Madison County (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of college kids travel to a small, mountain town called Madison County to interview the author of a tell-all book on the accounts of several grisly murders that happened there. But when the kids get to Madison County, the author is no where ...
Style: serious, suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, danger, uncover truth, in the woods, deadly, murder, violence, profanity, graphic violence, forest, girl in panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
To All a Goodnight (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's Christmas break at the Calvin Finishing School for Girls, and the students are planning a big party while the president of the school is away. A group of boys show up and the fun begins, until mysterious killer starts bumping off couples ...
Style: christmas horror, suspense, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: revenge, santa claus, slasher, murder, christmas, maniac, murder mystery, police detective, teenager, falling from height, school, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 3.3
 279
Heebie Jeebies (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman gathers her friends together in a cabin to try and protect them from a killer after she dreams each of their deaths. This, however, just puts them all in one spot making for easy pickings for the slasher.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense, tense
Plot: death, slasher, isolation, destiny, confined, deadly, stalking, strong violent content, in the woods, murder, psychic, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Across the Hall (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Convinced that his fiancee is cheating on him, a man follows her to a hotel and calls his best friend to help him avoid a calamity.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, scary, tense, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: neo noir, hotel, couples, stalking, infidelity, danger, love affair, woman in danger, dishonesty, hitman, murder, betrayal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.2
 800
The Inn (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A television reporter investigates a small town's dark secret.
Style: suspense, bleak, rough, scary
Plot: missing person, disappearance, dark secret, murder, female reporter, small town, curse, ghost, voodoo, hotel, voodoo doll, slasher
Place: louisiana, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.8
 489
Bikini Island (1991)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: "Swimwear Illustrated" is approaching its fifteenth anniversary issue. From a group of eager and beautiful young women, five are chosen for a photo shoot on an island off the California coast. One of the five will be the cover girl, and ...
Style: sexual, erotic, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: slasher, island, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, strong sexual content, graphic violence, deadly, crimes, serial killer, media, crime, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, stalking, crimes, deadly, gory, killer, gay, gender, hollywood, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Deadly Revisions (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hypnotherapy and drugs are used to help an amnesiac horror writer, but are the terrifying images that surface real or imagined?
Plot: axe, nightmare, doll, murder, cabin, rope, evil, writers
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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, danger, sociopath, deadly, getting home, college graduate, slice of life, killer
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%