Movies like Nightmare on the 13th Floor

If you like "Nightmare on the 13th Floor" you are looking for slasher movies about / with hotel, elevator, satanism, killer, satanic cult, serial killer and murder investigation themes of Horror, Mystery and Thriller genre shot in USA.
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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.
Style: slasher
Plot: hotel, elevator, satanism, killer, satanic cult, serial killer, murder investigation, murder, reporter, crystal, axe, homelessness, axe murder

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Most similar movies to Nightmare on the 13th Floor

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out slasher, suspenseful, scary and serious films with plots about murder, serial killer, deadly, crimes, killer, psychopath and danger mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Nightmare on the 13th Floor: Wicked, Wicked (1973), Blood Widow (2020), Toolbox Murders (2004), The Killing Mind (1991), Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000). 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, psychotronic, slasher, sadistic
Plot: hotel, murder, embalming, bad guy, masked villain, masked killer, serial murder, impalement, american horror, lightning, killer, psycho killer ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.6
 102
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: slasher, suspenseful, suspense, tense, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, vampire, supernatural, cult, murder, brutality, strong violent content, secret organization, psychopath, supernatural power, investigation
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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: slasher, rough, disturbing, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, serial killer, old dark house, psychopath, haunted by the past, mystery, danger, deadly, filmmaking, violence, nail gun ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ 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 ⇓
85%
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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: slasher, scary, surprise ending, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: urban legend, serial killer, murder, college, who done it, teenage life, masked killer, psychopath, gory, college life, rivalry, movie business ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: slasher, serious, suspense, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, uncover truth, danger, deadly, in the woods, murder, violence, profanity, graphic violence, forest, girl in panties, white panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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.
Style: slasher
Plot: axe, serial killer, falling down stairs, blood, bar, violence, body count, masked killer, blood splatter, axe murder, mask, stabbed in the back ...
Place: northern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.0
 992
Lovers Lane (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man who killed 13 years before goes out on the loose to kill his victims' children.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, small town, murder, dead teenager, youth, deadly, danger, teenage life, graphic violence, gory, killer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 5.1
 1K
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: captivating, psychological, bleak, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: ghost, game, supernatural, pursuit, blogger, desire for fame, internet, blog, elevator, hotel, found footage, chase ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 5.6
 62K
Urban Legend (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
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: slasher, scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, twist ending ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, urban legend, college, serial murder, murder, death, strangulation, gory, deadly, gas station, hanging, axe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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: slasher, twists and turns, realistic, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, psychopath, serial killer, split personality, voyeurism, hotel, woman in danger, corpse, gore, nun, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 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, scary, serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, mute, mystery, mysterious character, deadly, crimes, serial killer, isolation, vengeance, small town, palaces castles and temples, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
Place: california, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: asthma, inhaler, elevator, asthma inhaler, psychopath, serial killer, trapped in an elevator, murder, asthma attack, mind game, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.6
 220
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...
Style: slasher
Plot: serial killer, razor, slashing, interrogation, infidelity, witness, murder, throat slitting, set up, wannabe, theater, abrupt ending ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Strange Behavior (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A scientist is experimenting with teenagers and turning them into murderers.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, college, serial killer, mad scientist, psychopath, deadly, investigation, danger, supernatural, youth, rivalry, police detective ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.9
 181
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: slasher, serious, realistic, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: murder, escape, serial killer, investigation, bad mother, paranoia, family life, danger, crime, crimes, mystery, prison ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, realistic, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: hotel, serial killer, deadly, danger, treasure hunt, murder, money, graphic violence, drugs/alcohol, development, bank
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 5.5
 218
Deadly Lessons (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psycho is stalking the students at an exclusive girls' school.
Style: slasher, cult film
Plot: boarding school, girls' school, tape over mouth, stalker, murder investigation, tied to a chair, teenager, murder, bound and gagged, killer, kidnapping, death
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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 3.2
 283
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: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: death, isolation, destiny, confined, deadly, stalking, strong violent content, in the woods, psychic, murder, nightmare, killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, spring break, gory, vengeance, youth, stalking, deadly, crimes, danger, woman in danger, murder, mystery killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 6.4
 122K
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, maniac, camp, drowning, psychopath, cult, teenager, danger, fear, gory, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1958, 50s ...
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 3.0
 107
Toe Tags (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: The high rent district of Valley Creek apartments, seems to be a magnet for beautiful people....those who can afford to live there. But the rent has just gone up and it is costing residents their lives.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, race against time, mystery, serial killer, deadly, crimes, law enforcement, apartment building, crime, forensic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.1
 801
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, slasher
Plot: disappearance, dark secret, missing person, murder, female reporter, small town, curse, ghost, voodoo, hotel, voodoo doll
Place: maryland, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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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: neo noir, suspenseful, realistic, scary, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotel, stalking, couples, infidelity, woman in danger, love affair, dishonesty, danger, hitman, murder, betrayal, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.6
 498
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: slasher, erotic, sexual, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: island, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, strong sexual content, graphic violence, profanity, deadly, crimes, serial killer, media, crime, mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 4.8
 483
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: slasher, splatter, psychological thriller, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: college, serial killer, topless woman, prostitute, suicide, nudity (full frontal - brief), mystery killer, songwriter, axe murder, murder, axe fight, posing nude ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Splatter University (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A sociology instructor finds her new teaching duties at a private college interrupted by the presence of a killer.
Style: slasher, scary, enigmatic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, university, college, mental institution, school, mystery, crimes, deadly, youth, friendship, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: xian
⇓ 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, evil, rope, doll, murder, cabin, nightmare, writers
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, serious, psycho film ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, deadly, murder, psychopath, supernatural, urban legend, haunted by the past, small town, danger, nightmare comes true, gory, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s, 90s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 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: slasher, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, stalking, deadly, crimes, gory, gay, killer, hollywood, gender, gays and lesbians, bisexual ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%