Movies like Night Shadow

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Night Shadow (1989)
 3.7
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Night Shadow (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Alex, an up-and-coming TV journalist, returns to her hometown of Danford as local police attempt to cope with a series of brutal murders. The small town plunges into a state of panic and the murders--clearly the work of a monster, more beast than man--continue... until Alex comes face to face with the evil itself.
Style: scary, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: murder, small town, werewolf, crimes, serial killer, crime, mystery, journalism, dangerous animal, danger, small town life, human becomes animal, human becoming an animal, gory, deadly, journalist, hitchhiker, police, explosion, sexploitation, mutilation
Time: 80s

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Most similar movies to Night Shadow

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, suspenseful, serious and slasher films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, danger, serial killer, gory and psychopath mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Night Shadow: Scar (2005), The Beast of Bray Road (2005), Knock Knock (2007), Igor and the Lunatics (1985), Haunts (1976). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 3.3
 306
Scar (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: While hiking in a remote forest, college student Zack disappears, leaving nothing but a bloody trail for his traumatized friend Tom. Now a year later and plagued by nightmares, Tom returns to the woods with Zack's girlfriend Jenny in a last ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, surprise ending
Plot: murder, small town, investigation, serial killer, missing person, deadly, gory, mystery, crimes, danger, amateur detective, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Beast of Bray Road (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on actual accounts of werewolf sightings in Walworth County, Wisconsin, the film follows a local sheriff who is finally forced to accept that a string of horrifying deaths is linked to a predator which possesses DNA of both man and wolf.
Style: serious, scary, suspense, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: human becoming an animal, werewolf, small town, cryptozoology, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, gory, human becomes animal, sheriff, murder, false accusation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 3.0
 775
Knock Knock (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Knock Knock is a horror film that combines fear with revenge, hate with justice and responsibility with sacrifice. The bible says an "Eye for an Eye." Rico was just a big fun loving son of a hard working neighborhood business man. The ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, small town, vengeance, investigation, danger, serial killer, who done it, crimes, mortician, rivalry, deadly, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
Igor and the Lunatics (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After 16 years in prison, Igor and his gang are out and bent on taking revenge on the town that sent them up.
Style: rough, scary, serious, slasher, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence spree, criminal's revenge, social misfits, danger, small town, rivalry, murder, vengeance, sect, dismemberment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 4.8
 558
Haunts (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman haunted by psychosexual nightmares begins to believe her father is responsible for a series of scissor-murders.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, mental illness, village, small town, farm, repression, supernatural, zombie, supernatural ability, deadly, crimes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Hoboken Hollow (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As Trevor drifts through Texas on collision course with a nightmare he is still haunted by the evils of the war he recently returned from and a promise he failed to keep. When a stranger offers a ride, Trevor finds himself battling the brutal ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, realistic
Plot: psychopath, crimes, danger, deadly, haunted by the past, gory, farm, murder, bondage, torture, kidnapping, rape ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.6
 1K
Psycho Cop (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Officer Joe Vickers would probably make a good policeman if it weren't for his two nasty habits. Firstly, he is a devoted satanist; secondly - he likes to kill people. When he meets a group of teenagers spending their vacation in a wood hut, he ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, slasher, suspense, rough ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, survival, youth, danger, police officer, violence, deadly, violence spree, kids in trouble, in the woods, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 2.3
 409
Spiker (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nightmare come to life, the Spiker is a massive pink-eyed albino and a maniac killing machine whose physical endurance borders on the fantastic. He escapes from an asylum and returns to the small town he terrorized years before, where he slashed ...
Style: slasher, tense, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, danger, stalking, deadly, crimes, small town, evil man, murder, ghost, albino, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 3.4
 581
A Dead Calling (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young television reporter (or "investigative journalist") is attacked in her home, leading to her boyfriend being murdered. Six months later she returns to work in a smaller town, and stumbles across a house full of ghosts trying to call ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, serious
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, crimes, supernatural, deadly, danger, murder, media, journalism, family problems, terrorism, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.4
 270
Stitches (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Combining the body parts and skin from her victims, a wicked sorceress stitches together her subjects.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, disturbing, semi serious
Plot: hidden identity, mystery, deadly, danger, crimes, gory, witch, murder, kidnapping, abduction, hotel, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Blood Descendants (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hundred years after being brutally murdered by the justice-seeking citizens of a small town, a supernatural killer fulfills his promise to return from the grave and seek vengeance against the descendents of the people who slaughtered him.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, bleak, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, deadly, ghost, crimes, danger, psychopath, murder, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, serial killer, supernatural ability, deadly creature ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 3.9
 822
Life Blood (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Forty years ago a supernatural force vanquished Brooke and Rhea, a sexy lipstick lesbian couple, after they committed an inconceivable murder. Now, on New Year's Eve, they'll rise from the dead. Still hot and still a couple, they're ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, deadly, supernatural, crimes, clergy, vampire, imaginary, danger, small town, good versus evil, tv show, television show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.1
 2K
Unhinged (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: College students, Terry, Nancy and Gloria are on their way to a rock concert, driving through a torrential rainstorm...only to crash their car, badly injuring one of them. Seeking shelter and aid they come across a house occupied by a man-hating ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mystery killer, psychopath, murder, serial killer, secret, violence, gory, crimes, destiny, woman in danger, sexual relations, voyeurism ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.2
 332
The Undertow (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Six friends enter the strange town of Old Mines for a weekend float trip. They quickly realize that the town is not friendly to strangers, and they are pressured to leave by the police. When the friends decide to continue their float trip anyway, ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, survival, serial killer, psychopath, deadly, crimes, gory, isolation, violence spree, family in danger, wilderness, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.4
 938
Milo (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four young grade-school girls witness the murder of one of their classmates during what they thought was just an innocent game. The killer is a strange young boy named Milo Jeeder. Sixteen years later, the four survivors of the event re-unite under ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, scary, slasher
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, crimes, survival, woman in danger, gory, escapades, danger, serial killer, deadly, reunion, evil child ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 3.6
 1K
Insane (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Sweden
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A lonely hotel by a lonely road. Sarah is lost, looking for somewhere to sleep. She's come to the wrong place. A lonely hotel by a lonely road. Sarah is lost, Jenny is looking for her. She's come to the right place. The Bridgeburn Hotel
Style: suspenseful, serious, slasher, realistic, scary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: confined, danger, murder, gory, psychopath, crimes, deadly, isolation, woman in danger, hotel, serial killer, off the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Snow White: A Deadly Summer (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A troubled teenage girl finds herself in a web of lies and deceit when her stepmother attempts to murder her by sending her to a discipline camp.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher, tense ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, isolation, youth, danger, deadly, crimes, in the woods, teenage life, graphic violence, gory, boot camp ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
American Nightmare (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deranged female serial killer stalks seven young people whom phone a radio call-in show to discuss their darkest fears and a night-long game of cat-and-mouse is put into motion by the darkly sinister-looking murderess.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary ...
Plot: halloween party, murder, psychopath, crimes, crime, danger, chaos and mayhem, destiny, deadly, serial killer, sister sister relationship, female psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 3.2
 234
Slaughtered (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Australia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Everyone's getting slaughtered in the pub tonight!
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, bar, danger, captivity, deadly, confined, zombie, death, violence, isolation, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Horror Show (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, electric chair, supernatural, ghost, danger, supernatural ability, crimes, zombie, rivalry, deadly, supernatural romance, afterlife ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.9
 919
Blood Widow (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Laurie and Hugh are a successful young couple who have just closed on a weekend home away from the city. Unbeknownst to them, the neighboring property contains the crumbling remains of a boarding school that was shuttered in the wake of an ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, deadly, couples, danger, murder, crimes, confined, isolation, strong violent content, boarding school, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 2K
Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, teenage life, gory, deadly, small town, female serial killer, teenage girl, youth, crimes, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.1
 627
Joshua (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kelby Unger is a young man from a dysfunctional family that lives with his girlfriend Amelia Gates and has sleeping problems with dreadful nightmares. When he proposes Amelia, he coincidently receives a phone call from the warden of the prison of ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic
Plot: dysfunctional family, deadly, youth, crimes, homecoming, gory, parents and children, serial killer, small town life, social relations, nightmare, babies and infants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Purge: To put to death, eliminate what is undesirable. The serial killer known as Purge lived and died by this code. But is he dead? Driving home from a road trip, ERIC and SHELLY take a back road to avoid a traffic jam. They encounter the serial ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, slasher, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, crimes, friends, deadly, youth, revenge, psychopath, survival, violence, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Slaughterhouse Massacre (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Follow the story of several attractive teenagers as they try to have a fun time in a slaughter house after dark...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, psychopath, gory, crimes, ghost, youth, uncover truth, murder, supernatural, serial killer, vengeance, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Antisocial Behaviour (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jakob Kelser is a lonely man living in a run-down house on the edge of a council estate. After enduring weeks of aggrevation and torment from local youths , Jacob, in a last-ditch attempt to once again lead a normal life, plots his revenge on his ...
Style: rough, psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, vigilante, vengeance, gang, teenage life, rivalry, mystery, gory, youth, crimes, deadly, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Moon of the Wolf (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After several locals are viciously murdered, a Louisiana sheriff starts to suspect he may be dealing with a werewolf.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: small town, murder, werewolf, human becomes animal, pregnancy, small town life, human becoming an animal, stalking, law enforcement, deadly creature, mystery, social relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 3.8
 322
The Ripper (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An old antique ring turns a college professor into a homicidal maniac when he puts it on. The ring originaly belonged to Jack the Ripper, and the Ripper's spirit possesses whoever wears it.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, college, fall in love, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, crimes, danger, mentally unstable, investigation, ghost, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 1.8
 211
Severed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ritualistic serial killer is beheading victims all over a city, and those surrounding the case are pulled into his world as they try and stop him.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, danger, psychopath, rivalry, supernatural, deadly, law enforcement, who done it, police detective, police investigation, bounty hunter ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Orphan Killer (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a serial murderer hellbent on teaching his estranged sister ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, slasher ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, danger, serial killer, siblings relations, vengeance, haunted by the past, gory, family relations, crimes, deadly, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%