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Better Watch Out (2016)
 6.5
 33K
Better Watch Out (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: On a quiet suburban street tucked within a 'safe neighborhood', a babysitter must defend a twelve-year-old boy from strangers breaking into the house, only to discover that this is far from a normal home invasion.
Style: christmas horror, twist ending, tense, captivating, enigmatic, suspenseful
Plot: home invasion, murder, christmas, truth or dare, prank, spider, snow, snowman, christmas lights, nanny, rescue, duct tape over mouth, holiday horror, evil child, teenage love, children, gun, killer child, virgin, ambulance, ex boyfriend, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, kicked in the crotch, child murder, hanging ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, suspense, scary and slasher films with plots about murder, danger, home invasion, violence, serial killer, crimes and deadly mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Better Watch Out: Home Invasion (2016), Black Christmas (2019), To All a Goodnight (1980), The Visit (2015), Berkshire County (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Home Invasion (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Terror arrives at the one place we all feel safest in this taut psychological thriller starring Natasha Henstridge, Jason Patric and Scott Adkins. When a wealthy woman and her stepson are targeted by a trio of expert thieves in their remote mansion, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, atmospheric, enigmatic
Plot: home invasion, security system, thief, mystery, family, crimes, police, safe, security camera, crime, murder of husband, realism ...
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Black Christmas (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hawthorne College is winding down for the holidays, yet one by one, sorority girls are being picked off. Riley Stone, a girl dealing with her own trauma, begins to notice and tries to save her friends before they too are picked off.
Style: christmas horror, slasher, suspenseful, enigmatic, disturbing ...
Plot: slasher killer, holiday horror, rape victim, college, murder, violence, stalker, teenage girl, christmas, sorority, feminism, characters killed one by one ...
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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: slasher, christmas horror, suspense, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: revenge, santa claus, murder, christmas, maniac, murder mystery, police detective, teenager, school, killer santa claus, teenage girl, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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 6.2
 118K
The Visit (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents' remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances ...
Style: twist ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense, dark ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: kids in trouble, danger, siblings relations, family relations, elderly, murder, parents and children, farm, grandfather granddaughter relationship, dark humor, hide and seek, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Berkshire County (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Kylie Winters, a bullied and self-loathing teen, reluctantly agrees to babysit at an isolated country mansion on Halloween night. When a small boy in a pig mask appears at the door trick-or-treating, Kylie's night transforms into a horrifying ...
Style: suspenseful, macabre, suspense, serious, psychotronic
Plot: home invasion, halloween, maniac, survival, battles, danger, trap, murder, captivity, confined, brutality, violence ...
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New Year's Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a New Year's Eve celebration, a punk-rock singer gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, christmas horror, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, nightclub, new year's eve, investigation, danger, crimes, mentally unstable, nightlife, showbiz, deadly ...
Time: 70s
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64%
 6.6
 91K
You're Next (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: home invasion, masked killer, murder, massacre, survival, deathtrap, gory, crimes, trap, family relations, family in danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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 ⇓
64%
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 5.7
 12K
Intruders (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Anna suffers from agoraphobia so crippling that when a trio of criminals break into her house, she cannot bring herself to flee. But what the intruders don't realize is that agoraphobia is not her only psychosis.
Style: suspense, twists and turns, intense, suspenseful, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, agoraphobia, plot twist, female protagonist, revenge, violence, brutality, obsession, murder, mirror, brother brother relationship, lawyer ...
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64%
 5.2
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Silent Night (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The police force of a remote Midwestern town search for a killer Santa Claus who is picking off citizens on Christmas Eve.
Style: slasher, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, holiday horror, small town, deadly, law enforcement, psychopath, gory, police investigation, graphic violence, masked man, dismemberment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
When a Killer Calls (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A babysitter begins receiving threatening phone calls from a man who has just killed an entire family.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, nanny, deadly, terrorism, teenage life, gory, crimes, danger, youth, urban legend, prank, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 3.5
 665
The Rake (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Ben and Ashley come together 20 years after the murder of their parents to determine the cause of their parents' death. Ashley is troubled by the idea that the thing that took her parents' lives may not be finished with her family.
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: murder, parents, myth, siblings, home invasion, monster, creature, hallucination, basement, uncover truth, danger, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Home Sweet Home (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young married couple comes home from a date night to discover that they are imprisoned in their own house with a methodical killer inside.
Style: slasher, suspense, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: home invasion, masked killer, murder, serial killer, psychopath, danger, sadism, violence against women, violence, violence against a woman, death, stabbing ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, slasher, rough, christmas horror ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, psychopath, obsession, christmas, danger, santa claus, survival, characters killed one by one, insanity, childhood trauma ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, year 1971, year 1974, 70s
Place: salt lake city utah
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61%
 5.4
 9K
Santa's Slay (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Santa Claus is actually a demon who lost a bet with an Angel, so he becomes the giver of toys and happiness. But when the bet is off, he returns to his evil ways.
Style: christmas horror, suspenseful, semi serious, scary, slasher ...
Plot: good versus evil, murder, santa claus, angel, serial killer, vengeance, dark humor, grandfather grandson relationship, small town, killer santa claus, save the day, satan ...
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60%
 4.6
 508
Chainsaw Sally (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, obsession, vigilantism, crimes, danger, rivalry, gory, psychopath, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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60%
 6.4
 29K
Them (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, Romania
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise. They're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, psychological, stylized ...
Plot: forest, home invasion, stranger, couples, danger, teenage life, mystery, violence, killer child, isolation, chase, breaking and entering ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002
Place: romania, europe, bucharest
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59%
 5.0
 4K
Jackals (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in the 1980s, an estranged family hires a cult deprogrammer to take back their teenage son from a murderous cult, but find themselves under siege when the cultists surround their cabin, demanding the boy back.
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Plot: cult, family in danger, siege, murder, baby, home invasion, intervention, kidnapping, father son relationship, terror, night, isolated house ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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All the Creatures Were Stirring (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: When an awkward date on Christmas Eve leads a couple into a strange theater, they're treated to a bizarre and frightening collection of Christmas stories, featuring a wide ensemble of characters doing their best to avoid the horrors of the ...
Style: christmas horror, anthology, suspense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: creature, christmas, dating, ghost, theater, demon, stage, alien, janitor, danger, couples, violence ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Feeders 2: Slay Bells (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Aliens invade Earth over the Christmas holidays, and it's up to Santa Claus and his elves to save the world.
Style: christmas horror, cult film
Plot: christmas, gore, alien, blood splatter, ufo, holiday horror, abusive boss, santa claus, basement, dog, priest
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59%
Jacqueline Hyde (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A lonely and shy young woman, inherits a house and stumbles upon a secret formula that enables her to transform her body in any way she wants.
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: transformation, murder, villainess, addiction, inheritance, erotica, sexually aggressive woman, long lost relative, sex scene, voyeur, femme fatale, shapeshifting ...
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58%
Red Christmas (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A mother must protect her family on Christmas Day from a demented stranger who is hell bent on tearing them apart.
Style: slasher, christmas horror, psychotronic, scary, bleak
Plot: psychopath, violence, australian, christmas, family relations, holiday horror, family crisis, sociopath, cult, abortion
Time: 80s
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58%
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Dear God No! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A gang of outlaw bikers pull a home invasion on a disgraced Anthropologist hiding a secret locked in his cabin basement.
Style: suspense, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: murder, biker, home invasion, father daughter relationship, biker gang, exploitation, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), sasquatch, gore, avant-garde, burned alive ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being traumatized by his brother Billy's murderous rampage years earlier, Ricky Caldwell has become a serial killer himself and is now living in a mental hospital. Relating his story to a psychiatrist, Ricky recounts the details of their ...
Style: serious, tense, slasher, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, killer santa claus, decapitation, christmas, danger, mental illness, doctors and patients, obsession, woman in danger, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
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57%
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 2K
Trespassers (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two dysfunctional couples rent a modern luxury desert home for the weekend hoping to sort out their messed-up lives. Just as they are about to settle in for a fun night, a neighbour turns up at their front door saying she has car trouble. And ...
Style: suspense, slasher, brutal, scary, macabre
Plot: home invasion, maniac, survival, crimes, deadly, insanity, murder, danger, serial killer, brutality, isolation, trap ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Nightmare Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After receiving a mysterious demonic African mask in the mail, Ellen Morris is attacked by a "being" she refers to as THE NIGHTMARE MAN. Her doctors and husband, William believe Ellen is a paranoid schizophrenic and needs to spend some ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, murder, ghost, psychopath, nightmare, supernatural ability, serial killer, on the run, deadly, danger, crimes, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.5
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Breaking In (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Shaun Russell takes her son and daughter on a weekend getaway to her late father's secluded, high-tech vacation home in the countryside. The family soon gets an unwelcome surprise when four men break into the house to find hidden money. After ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Plot: home invasion, protective parent, mother, hostage, security system, crimes, danger, heist, heist gone wrong, murder, white male black female relationship, black people ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.5
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Shocker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Style: slasher, sadistic, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, supernatural, maniac, electric chair, evil, psychopath, reincarnation, police investigation, vengeance, gory, danger, serial killer ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Truth or Dare (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Eight college friends head to a "Haunted Rental" in a remote town for Halloween weekend. There, they play the game rumored to have caused the deaths of seven teenagers decades earlier, Truth or Dare. What starts out as vodka induced fun, ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, tense
Plot: truth or dare, evil spirit, halloween, haunted house, college student, shot to death, game, curse, supernatural, murder, rivalry, death ...
Time: 21st century, year 2017
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.1
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Within (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A thriller centered around a widower who moves into a seemingly perfect new home with his daughter and new wife.
Style: suspenseful, tense, captivating, enigmatic, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, peeping tom, neighbor, secret room, alarm, new house, attic, husband wife relationship, teenage girl, camera, mistaken identity, voyeurism ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%