Movies like Halloween 2018

If you like "Halloween" you are looking for suspenseful, scary and psychological movies about / with halloween, sadistic psychopath, masked killer, boogeyman, serial killer, murder and slasher themes of Horror and Thriller genre shot in USA.
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Halloween (2018)
 6.6
 101K
Halloween (2018)
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: suspenseful, scary, psychological, rough, surprise ending, gothic, dark, suspense, sequel to cult film
Plot: halloween, sadistic psychopath, masked killer, boogeyman, serial killer, murder, slasher, maniac, violence, death, blood, halloween costume, stabbed to death, knife, escaped mental patient, slasher killer, human monster, dog, prison, survival, dancing, school, killer, mental institution, psycho ...
Time: 2010s
Place: illinois, midwest

Most similar movies to Halloween

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, suspense and serious films with plots about serial killer, murder, violence, slasher, blood, brutality and chase mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Halloween: Halloween: Resurrection (2002), The Collector (2009), Prom Night (1980), Scream (1996), Friday the 13th Part III (1982). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.8
 209K
Halloween (1978)
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, slasher, psychopath, violence, masked killer, psychiatrist, evil, small town, teenage life, murder, violent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1963, 1960s ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Halloween: Resurrection (2002)
Genre: 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, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, masked killer, survival, vengeance, halloween, woman in danger, student life, danger, stalking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 68K
Halloween II (1981)
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, psycho film, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, slasher, serial killer, murder, small town, obsession, stalking, psychopath, sheriff, mask, knife murder, gory ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: illinois, usa, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
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, atmospheric, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, halloween, psychopath, serial killer, small town, death, niece, evil, supernatural, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)
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: scary, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, slasher, serial killer, murder, school, death, violence, anniversary, small town, stalking, psychopath, boarding school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1998, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 31K
Halloween 5 (1989)
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: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, youth, serial killer, murder, good versus evil, psychopath, danger, boogeyman, scythe, psychiatrist, barn, kitten ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
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, blood, good versus evil, attic, niece, evil, ambulance, masked killer, knife ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 54K
The Collector (2009)
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: scary, brutal, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, home invasion, trap, violence, danger, extreme violence, masked man, held captive, gory, maniac ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 14K
Prom Night (1980)
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: scary, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, high school, serial killer, prom, chase, murder, psychopath, stalking, teenager, red herring, disco, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1980, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter (1984)
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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, summer camp, psychopath, morgue, camp, knife murder, gory, vengeance, violence spree, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood (1988)
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, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, murder, supernatural, summer camp, zombie, psychiatrist, telekinesis, lake, teenager, camp ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Jason Lives: Friday the 13th Part VI (1986)
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, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, supernatural, zombie, psychopath, summer camp, mask, cemetery, camp, knife murder, gory, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th: A New Beginning (1985)
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, psychopath, mental institution, mask, teenager, knife murder, gory, crimes, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 264K
Scream (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, masked killer, woman in danger, high school, small town, who done it, psychopath, teenage life, danger, murder, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
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, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, summer camp, axe, psychopath, lake, camp, gory, vengeance, crimes, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 379K
Split (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, suspense, macabre ...
Plot: kidnapping, mental illness, psycho, serial killer, dissociative identity disorder, insanity, schizophrenia, violence, mercilessness, held captive, paranoia, survival ...
Time: 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 83K
Hush (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home.
Style: tense, scary, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, home invasion, masked killer, deaf, slasher, murder, isolation, disability, blood, survival, alone, trapped ...
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 43K
The Collection (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Arkin escapes with his life from the vicious grips of "The Collector" during an entrapment party where he adds beautiful Elena to his "Collection." Instead of recovering from the trauma, Arkin is suddenly abducted from the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, trap, slasher, kidnapping, gory, mercenary, party, escape, gore, hotel, crimes, rescue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, murder, torture, violence, cannibalism, cruelty, gore, blood, gory, chainsaw ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1930s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Never Hike Alone (2017)
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, suspense, suspenseful, rough
Plot: hiking, masked man, survival, psychopath, brutality, violence, murder, danger, fight, hiding, corpse, camera ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 58K
The Fog (1980)
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: atmospheric, scary, tense, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, gold, supernatural, ghost, lighthouse, leprosy, sword, beach, fog, church, ship, sea ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1979, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 103K
Halloween (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being committed for 17 years, Michael Myers, now a grown man and still very dangerous, escapes from the mental institution (where he was committed as a 10 year old) and he immediately returns to Haddonfield, where he wants to find his baby ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, psychological, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, halloween, psychopath, serial killer, teenage life, extreme violence, massacre, sadism, manhunt, mask, vengeance, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, rough, christmas horror, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, christmas, psychopath, obsession, slasher, santa claus, danger, survival, characters killed one by one, childhood trauma ...
Time: 80s, year 1971, year 1974, year 1984
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 4.6
 6K
Dark Ride (2006)
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, slasher, serial killer, murder, amusement park, youth, crimes, deadly, mental institution, gory, maniac, violence ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough, bloody ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, death, danger, serial killer, murder, in the woods, back from the dead, masked killer, human monster, camp counselor, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 65K
Christine (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Geeky student Arnie Cunningham falls for Christine, a rusty 1958 Plymouth Fury, and becomes obsessed with restoring the classic automobile to her former glory. As the car changes, so does Arnie, whose newfound confidence turns to arrogance behind ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: objects come to life, obsession, chase, survival, supernatural, vengeance, bullying, murder, brutality, betrayal, violence, classic car ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1979, 1950s, year 1958 ...
Place: california, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.7
 3K
Final Exam (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In a small college in North Carolina, only a select few students are left to take mid terms. But, when a killer strikes, it could be everyone's final exam.
Style: psycho film, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, high school, chase, school, prank, college, murder, psychopath, knife murder, high school life, vampire ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, surprise ending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, slasher, violence, obsession, gory, danger, deadly, teenage life, investigation, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 694
Midnight Ride (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A house wife just left her cop husband, when she picks up Justin McKay she'll wish she never did as she's plunged into a nightmare and the grip of a psychotic killer.
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: stalking, danger, chase, serial killer, martial arts, slasher, on the run, psychopath, murder, alcohol abuse, mentally unstable, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: california, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 33K
Maniac (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Style: rough, scary, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, serial killer, insanity, psychopath, loneliness, disturbed childhood, murder, schizophrenia, mannequin, extreme violence, exhibition, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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