Movies like Dear Diary 1989

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Dear Diary (1989)
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Dear Diary (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two teen stories in one movie. "Dear Partyline" tells the story of Badong who falls in love with a girl in a Coke commercial who happens to be the other half of their telephone party line. "Dear Killer" tells the story of Lenny and the mysterious disappearance of a girl who was considered the school's best Soprano singer.
Style: anthology
Plot: murder, psycho, werewolf, school, split personality, ghost, teacher, police, valentine's day, model, death, kitchen, billiards, missing person, telephone, beach, swimming, singer, taxi, mirror, photograph, library, disco, flowers, painting ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and suspense films with plots about murder, death, deadly, violence, danger, crimes and blood mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Dear Diary: All-American Murder (1991), The Slayer (1982), Terror Tract (2000), Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008), Tales of Terror (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
All-American Murder (1991)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Artie Logan is the new guy on Campus. Suddenly, he meets Tally Fuller: the most popular and beautiful girl at Fairfield college and she finally agrees to go on a date with him. But that night she is brutally killed by a blowtorch-wielding maniac and ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, talky, cynical ...
Plot: murder, college, protagonist as suspect, crimes, crime, dishonesty, law enforcement, serial killer, deadly, investigation, mystery, race against time ...
Time: 90s
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The Slayer (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Siblings, Eric & his surreal artist sister Kay, her doctor husband David, her sister-in-law Brooke along with pilot Marsh become stranded on a rugged isle face off against a supernatural beast drawn to Kay who dreams of its killings.
Style: slasher, serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: island, murder, beach, psychopath, graphic violence, danger, supernatural, death, fear, artist, nightmare, evil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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Terror Tract (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bob Carter, a suburban real estate agent, tries to get a kindly couple, Allen and Mary Ann Doyle, to buy a house only to give them horrifying stories about the pasts of three of them. In the first story "Nightmare" a businessman discovers ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, slasher, anthology ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, suburban life, serial killer, dark humor, real estate agent, gory, crimes, danger, family problems, ghost, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's summer camp as usual at Camp Manabe where the kids torment each other for fun while the underpaid camp staff provides as little supervision as possible. Greedy camp owner Frank and junior partner Ronnie do their best to keep everyone in ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, camp, psychopath, summer camp, psycho killer, who done it, investigation, deadly, crimes, danger, mind game, gory ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Tales of Terror (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three stories adapted from the work of Edgar Allen Poe: 1) A man and his daughter are reunited, but the blame for the death of his wife hangs over them, unresolved. 2) A derelict challenges the local wine-tasting champion to a competition, but ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, gothic, anthology, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, reincarnation, zombie, ghost, infidelity, supernatural, hypnotist, vengeance, experiment gone awry, danger, mystery, family problems ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Evil Eye (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A tourist witnesses a murder and finds herself caught up in a series of bloody killings.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: danger, serial killer, mind game, investigation, psychopath, murder, hospital, dealing with death, stalking, witnessing a crime, amateur detective, deadly ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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Paranormal Entity (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Twenty-three year old, Thomas Finley was arrested for the murder of his nineteen-year old sister, Samantha, as well as the murder of fifty-two year old, Edgar Lauren, a Professor and paranormal investigator.In the early morning hours, Police were ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, dark ...
Plot: paranormal, ghost, murder, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, paranormal phenomena, haunted house, supernatural power, paranormal activity, nudity (full frontal - brief), mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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 ⇓
66%
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The Prowler (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
Style: slasher, rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, soldier, small town, vengeance, homecoming, youth, world war two, love affair, college, masked villain, violence ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 1944 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Dorm That Dripped Blood (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A crazed killer stalks college students who gave up their vacation to clean a deserted dormitory.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, stalking, college life, school, supernatural, crimes, danger, deadly, law enforcement, who done it ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Night School (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Boston police detective investigates a series of gruesome decapitations of various college coeds commited by a helmeted, black-leather clad serial killer which leads him to suspect a well known anthropology professor as well as his female live-in ...
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, college, psychopath, serial killer, murder, suspicion, pregnancy, mysterious character, riddles and clues, investigation, mystery, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wraith (2022)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, suspense, bleak
Plot: murder, death, supernatural, ghost, supernatural power, torment, dead, haunted house, supernatural horror, house
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Half Light (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Carson, a best-selling crime novelist, is devastated and filled with guilt over the accidental death of her son. Hoping that a change of scenery will help alleviate her suffering, she leaves her home in the city and moves into a vacant ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: ghost, lighthouse, murder, supernatural, mentally unstable, uncover truth, death of child, loss of child, death in the family, woman in danger, female protagonist, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, london, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A stressed-out police officer struggles not to give in to the paranoia that grips his small mountain town as bodies turn up after each full moon.
Style: humorous, suspense, unusual plot structure, psychotronic, scary ...
Plot: werewolf, murder, serial killer, investigation, small town, killing spree, police, escape attempt, violence, loss of father, brutality, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bloody Moon (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, West Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Miguel, a horribly disfigured young man, goes on a rampage at a masquerade party and rapes and then mutilates a girl. Institutionalized at a mental asylum, he is released five years later, into the care of his sister, Manuela who, along with their ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, party, mental institution, danger, woman in danger, youth, crimes, rape, dangerous attraction, violence, mental patient ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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 ⇓
53%
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Grimas (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young girl is being haunted by a ghost spirit, in the shape of a clown, while babysitting.
Style: feel good, unusual plot structure, light, humorous, contemplative
Plot: pursuit, chase, night, ghost, clown, cafe, bare feet, taxi, police, cell phone, gun, hotel ...
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Don't Click (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A horror movie about the mysterious happenings that happen to a pair of sisters after watching an unidentified video. Directed by Kim Tae-kyeong, Park Bo-yeong plays Se-hee who tries to save her sister Jeong-mi, her boyfriend Joo Won and Kang Byeol ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: curse, paranormal phenomena, mysterious death, ghost, surrealism, murder, evil, fear, terror, death, survival, danger ...
Place: south korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Plain Clothes (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: To prove his brother's innocence, undercover officer Nick enrolls in high school again, dealing with crushes, bullies, humiliations, popularity swings, and quirky teachers and staff to find the real murderer.
Style: realistic, semi serious, offbeat, humorous
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: murder, high school, undercover, undercover cop, crimes, law enforcement, high school life, siblings relations, teenage life, silly humor, profanity, working undercover ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Wolf and the Baby (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Strange circumstances lead a young mother to become surrounded by evil forces that are all after the unborn child. A satanic gynecologist, a homicidal vagrant, a mysterious priest, a morally skewed Nazi, the local sheriff and his wife, and Santa ...
Plot: pregnant woman, satanist, mother, alien, murder, pregnant, baby, nazi
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her friends are the ones who are falling prey. Could it be her? She suffers from blackouts ...
Style: slasher, splatter, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, college, school, gory, vengeance, birthday party, birthday, master criminal, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Prague (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: India, Switzerland, Czech Republic
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A city with a history of heritage, myth and superstition. A passionate architect with strong but delusional ideas about love and life. A Czech gypsy girl searching for her identity and true love. Add to the drama of a mean friend you can’t do ...
Style: macabre, gothic, exciting, scary, romanticism ...
Plot: holocaust, world war two, murder mystery, suicide, travel, architect, murder, art history, illusion, mass grave, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, gypsy ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
A Blade in the Dark (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A killer stalks a composer staying at a posh Tuscany villa while writing the score to a horror film which has an incriminating clue to the killer's identity.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, stalking, on the run, serial killer, danger, transvestism, psychopath, secret, killer, stalker, mystery killer ...
Time: 80s
Place: tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Man Without a Memory (1974)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In London, an amnesiac is abducted and beaten by a stranger who calls him a "dirty son of a double-crosser." When a sniper's bullet kills his attacker the man flees the country with airline tickets provided by a wife he never knew he ...
Style: cult film, suspense
Plot: whodunit, memory loss, lie, psychotic, violence, telephone call, car, escape, switchblade, innocence, friend, letter ...
Place: venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Psychic (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman with psychic powers has a vision of a murder that took place in a house owned by her husband.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, a vision, psychopath, woman in danger, deadly, investigation, supernatural ability, ghost, mystery, danger, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Phone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soon after Ji-won gets a new cell phone, her friend's young daughter, Yeong-ju, puts it to her ear and immediately begins screaming in terror. When other strange things start happening in connection with the phone, Ji-Won does some ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: ghost, journalism, cell phone, mystery, supernatural, investigation, haunted by the past, obsession, evil spirit, crimes, teenage life, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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99.9 (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lara, the host of a radio call-in show dealing in psychic phenomena, discovers that her estranged lover has been found dead in a small Spanish village. She learns that he was conducting secret experiments searching for tortured souls trapped behind ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, scary
Plot: ghost, radio show, murder, village, secret, experiment, love, radio, afterlife, mad scientist, crimes, mysterious character ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Death Smiles on a Murderer (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A man discovers an ancient Incan formula for raising the dead, and uses it for a series of revenge murders.
Style: gothic, psychological, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, necrophilia, killer, violence, fear, anger, jealousy, confusion, obsession, death, female psychopath, adultery ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Commune (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When Jenny Cross has to spend summer vacation with her deadbeat dad in his creepy commune, she thinks clean living and boredom will kill her. But some fates are worse than death.
Style: avant garde, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: cult, incest overtones, female director, mythology, psychic, murder, human sacrifice, tarot, ritual, flashback, egyptian, milf ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Feng Shui 2 (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It focuses on Lester who, upon getting the cursed bagua, starts to get all the luck and prosperity he could get in his life, but with deadly consequences.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, bleak, sinister
Plot: female ghost, murder, tragic event, friendship, blood, supernatural power, exorcism, nightmare, massacre, ghost, spirit, death of protagonist ...
Place: the philippines
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