Movies like Halloween

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Halloween
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jamie Lee Curtis returns to her iconic role as Laurie Strode, who comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago. This film, the 11th film in the "Halloween" series, will ignore the events of all previous sequels, picking up 40 years after the events of the original film.
Style: sequel to cult film, dark
Plot: halloween, knife, masked killer, boogeyman, slasher killer, american horror, sadistic psychopath, homicidal maniac, maniac, serial killer, serial murder, shotgun, violence, stabbed to death, trick or treating, halloween costume, mask, body count, slasher, stalking, stalker, resurrection, darkness, night, street ...
Place: midwest

Most similar movies to Halloween

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, suspense and scary films with plots about blood, slasher, murder, serial killer, violence, psychopath and homicidal maniac mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Halloween: Terror Train (1980), Halloween: Resurrection (2002), Prom Night (1980), Alone in the Dark (1982), Friday the 13th Part III (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two decades after surviving a massacre on October 31, 1978, former baby sitter Laurie Strode finds herself hunted by persistent knife-wielder Michael Myers. Laurie now lives in Northern California under an assumed name, where she works as the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, murder, gory, vengeance, death, violence, school, blood, chase, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s, year 1998
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 5.9
 8K
Terror Train
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: train, slasher, serial killer, gory, murder, revenge, vengeance, college, supernatural, splatter, blood, gore ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   94%
    User:   89%
 
 7.8
 185K
Halloween
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, violence, masked killer, murder, death, small town, psychopath, violent, gory, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1978, 1960s ...
Place: california, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   81%
 
Halloween: Resurrection
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Serial Killer Michael Myers is not finished with Laurie Strode, and their rivalry finally comes to an end. But is this the last we see of Myers? Freddie Harris and Nora Winston are reality programmers at DangerTainment, and are planning to send a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, halloween, vengeance, internet, drugs/alcohol, gory, reality tv, blood, death, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   89%
 
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The legend of that creepy masked-man, Michael Myers, comes to life once again in this fourth installment of the successful horror franchise. This time, it's Michael's niece, Jamie, who can't seem to escape her crazy uncle. With ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, murder, gory, blood, vengeance, hospital, crimes, supernatural, knife, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   78%
 
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, halloween, murder, gory, death, supernatural, vengeance, obsession, psychopath, hospital, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   80%
 
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the Crystal Lake Massacres, Jason is pronounced dead and taken to the hospital morgue, where he is mysteriously revived, allowing his diabolical killing spree to continue at the camp where the gruesome slaughtering began. But this time, in ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, camp, murder, gory, vengeance, male nudity, brutality, violence, blood, hospital, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   68%
 
 6.6
 60K
Halloween II
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After failing to kill stubborn survivor Laurie and taking a bullet or six from former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis, Michael Myers has followed Laurie to the Haddonfield Memorial Hospital, where she's been admitted for Myers' attempt on her ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, halloween, gory, murder, vengeance, hospital, blood, violence, brutality, chase, gore ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   72%
 
 5.2
 28K
Halloween 5
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie. Jamie is now recovering in the local children's ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, hospital, gory, vengeance, halloween, supernatural, obsession, splatter, violence, blood ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   71%
 
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young girl who possesses the power of telekinesis accidentally causes her father's death after a family dispute at Crystal Lake. Years later, when a doctor tries to exploit her abilities, her power becomes a hellish curse, and she unwittingly ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, camp, murder, gory, supernatural, psychiatrist, vengeance, splatter, blood, death, strong sexual content ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   54%
 
 5.4
 12K
Prom Night
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This slasher movie follows a relentless killer who is out to avenge the death of a young girl who died after being bullied and teased by four of her classmates. Now high-school students, the guilt-ridden kids have kept their involvement a secret, ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, high school, serial killer, murder, revenge, gory, chase, vengeance, death, blood, virginity, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   70%
 
Alone in the Dark
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A quartet of murderous psychopaths break out of a mental hospital during a power blackout and lay siege to their doctor's house.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, suspense ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, gory, parents and children, missing person, crimes, danger, slasher, deadly, meat cleaver, maniac, blackout ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   60%
 
Friday the 13th Part III
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, brutal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, camp, murder, gory, vengeance, splatter, brutality, blood, death, gore, summer camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   65%
 
Election Night
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Events taking place, before and after, the 2016 Election Night, takes a turn for the worst as a group of serial killers are on the loose, tormenting and torturing the residents of the Chicago area.
Style: sexy, psycho film
Plot: babysitting, apartment, night, clown, mask, killer, murder victim, stalking, home invasion, psycho, halloween, chainsaw ...
Place: chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   58%
 
The Hills Have Eyes Part II
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A group of young and wild motocross racers venture through the desert and are stranded at an old mining ranch. They soon realize that they are being watched by a group of savage cannibals unknown to the civilized world. The film is full of ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, idiotic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: desert, slasher, survival, dog, bus, cannibalism, dangerous animal, deadly creature, motorcycle, violence, serial killer, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   65%
 
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Determined to finish off the infamous killer Jason Voorhees once and for all, Tommy Jarvis and a friend exhume Jason’s corpse in order to cremate him. Things go awry when Jason is instead resurrected, sparking a new chain of ruthlessly brutal ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, camp, gory, supernatural, vengeance, murder, zombie, brutality, blood, violence, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
 6.4
 50K
The Collector
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: brutal, scary, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, torture, brutality, gory, violence, masked man, trap, held captive, danger, extreme violence, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   44%
 
Never Hike Alone
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 54 min.
Story: A hiker's survival skills is put to the test when he stumbles upon the remains of an old abandoned camp and discovers its long dark secrets.
Style: psychotronic
Plot: friday the thirteenth, murder, violence, blood, punched in the face, camera, psychopath, tent, running, brutality, good versus evil, gore ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   49%
 
Friday the 13th Part 2
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five years after the horrible bloodbath at Camp Crystal Lake, it seems Jason Voorhees and his demented mother are in the past. Paul opens up a new camp close to the infamous site, ignoring warnings to stay away, and a sexually-charged group of ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, camp, serial killer, murder, gory, vengeance, gore, blood, brutality, violence, death, summer camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1980
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   48%
 
 6.8
 54K
The Fog
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a dark secret about the town's founding; radio announcer Stevie witnesses ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, tense, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, supernatural, vengeance, revenge, ghost, zombie, storytelling, murder, violence, death, blood, monster ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1979
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   39%
 
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Homicidal maniac Jason returns from the grave to cause more bloody mayhem. Young Tommy may have escaped from Crystal Lake, but he’s still haunted by the gruesome events that happened there. When gory murders start happening at the secluded halfway ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, gory, hospital, brutality, death, violence, blood, mental institution, revenge, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   47%
    User:   56%
 
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jason Voorhees, the living, breathing essence of evil, is back for one fierce, final fling! Tracked down and blown to bits by a special FBI task force, everyone now assumes that he's finally dead. But everybody assumes wrong. Jason has been ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, gory, violence, supernatural, vengeance, male nudity, psychopath, brutality, blood, gore ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, year 2003
Place: ohio, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   45%
 
Just Before Dawn
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five campers arrive in the mountains to examine some property they have bought, but are warned by the forest ranger Roy McLean that a huge machete-wielding maniac has been terrorising the area. Ignoring the warnings, they set up camp, and start ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: psychopath, dangerous animal, gory, serial killer, slasher, deadly creature, stalking, ranger, maniac, adventure, mountain, violence ...
Time: 80s, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   44%
 
He Knows You're Alone
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, stalking, who done it, psychopath, woman in danger, stalker, chase, crimes, murder, danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   40%
 
Home Sweet Home
Genre: Horror, 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.
Plot: masked killer, murder, gore, gun, cell phone, home invasion, mask, sword, serial killer, hand, blood splatter, knife ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
Don't Go Into the House by the Woods
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young man goes to his parents house over the weekend and is scared to death when he starts to receive phone calls from a psycho who might be inside the house.
Style: twist ending, dark, suspense
Plot: serial killer, forest, darkness, serial murder, night, highway, stabbing, killer, fight, evil, tomb, car ...
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   39%
 
Alice Sweet Alice
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, investigation, mystery, brutality, catholicism, insanity, blood, death, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   45%
 
 3.7
 862
The Forest
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A cannibal hermit living in the woods preys on campers and hikers for his food supply.
Style: sadistic, psycho film
Plot: cannibal, slasher, ghost, knife, camping, murder, cannibalism, children, campfire, family, rocking chair, sadism ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   36%
 
 4.4
 44K
Jason X
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the year 2455, Old Earth is now a contaminated planet abandoned for centuries -- a brown world of violent storms, toxic landmasses and poisonous seas. Yet humans have returned to the deadly place that they once fled, not to live, but to research ...
Style: futuristic, scary, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, murder, splatter, death, good versus evil, outer space, brutality, space station, androids, violence ...
Time: future, 2000s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   42%
 
 4.6
 6K
Dark Ride
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ten years after he brutally murdered two girls, a killer escapes from a mental institution and returns to his turf, the theme park attraction called Dark Ride. About to crash his path are a group of college kids on a road trip who stumble across the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, murder, on the road, college, mental institution, crimes, gory, serial killer, slasher, twins, teenage life, carnival ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   32%
 
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