Movies like Stage Fright 1980

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Stage Fright (1980)
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Stage Fright (1980)
Original name: Nightmares
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A little girl named Cathy tries to keep her mother from making out with a man while driving one day, and she inadvertently causes her mother's death in the car crash. 16 years later, Cathy has changed her name to Helen and has become a psychotic actress. Things are going fine until horrible things starts to happened with the cast of her new play.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, murder, crimes, gays and lesbians, gory, deadly, childhood trauma, theatre play, child, party, blonde, death, female nudity, sex scene, hospital, actor, past, whodunit, theater, chase, thunderstorm, rain, night, little girl, traumatic childhood ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: australia

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Most similar movies to Stage Fright

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, slasher, scary and suspenseful films with plots about deadly, murder, psychopath, crimes, gory, danger and gore mostly in Horror, Thriller and Action genres. Some movies like Stage Fright: Hellbent (2004), Effects (1979), See No Evil 2 (2014), The Devil's Ground (2009), New Year's Evil (1980). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hellbent (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Halloween in West Hollywood, two guys making out in a park are interrupted by a serial killer. Later that night, a group of gay kids decide to visit to the site of the murders.
Style: slasher, rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, stalking, deadly, crimes, gory, killer, gay, gays and lesbians, gender, hollywood, mooning ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Effects (1979)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Some crew members of a company shooting a horror film begin to suspect that the "killings" in the movie are real, and that they are actually making a "snuff" film.
Style: slasher, serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, zombie, supernatural, artists and showbiz, deadly, filmmaking, psychopath, gory, mountain, voyeurism, fall in love, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
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93%
See No Evil 2 (2014)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: See No Evil 2 revives the nightmare of the first film when Jacob Goodnight rises from the dead in the city morgue after his killing spree at the Blackwell hotel. In this ominous, underground locker for the dead, a group of medical students fight to ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, gory, graphic violence, deadly, danger, crimes, rivalry, strong violent content, profanity, murder, man in a wheelchair, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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86%
The Devil's Ground (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While traveling from California to Bangor through a lonely road, Carrie Mitchel is advised by the gas station attendant Jimmy to rest in a hotel; however, she decides to continue driving through the night and almost hits a wounded teenage girl with ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, violence spree, danger, deadly, crimes, survival, murder, gory, masked killer, escapades, wilderness, strong violent content ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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82%
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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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81%
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X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, woman in danger, psychopath, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, gory, blood, stabbing ...
Time: 80s
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81%
The Bates Haunting (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: One year ago, Agnes Rickover attended opening night at the Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride to see her best friend Lily's dramatic debut. A horrific accident resulted in Agnes witnessing Lily's fiery death in a spectacle gone wrong. After a ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, slasher, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, amateur detective, hotel, psychopath, deadly, crimes, danger, violence, best friends, nude woman murdered, halloween ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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76%
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Wolf Creek 2 (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lured by the promise of an Australian holiday, backpackers Rutger, Katarina, and Paul visit the notorious Wolf Creek Crater. Their dream Outback adventure soon becomes a horrific reality when they encounter the site’s most infamous local, the last ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, violence, sadistic horror, serial killer, deathtrap, escape attempt, chase, tourist, killing spree, strong violent content, danger, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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76%
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He Knows You're Alone (1980)
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: suspenseful, scary, tense, slasher, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, chase, murder, law enforcement, stalking, crimes, sadistic killer, deadly, danger, woman in danger, police detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
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72%
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The Hitchhiker (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Four young women driving across the desert to Las Vegas have their road trip turned upside-down when they pick up a handsome, seemingly-friendly hitchhiker. When their car breaks down near a roadside motel in the middle of nowhere, they find ...
Style: scary, serious, realistic, slasher, disturbing ...
Plot: psychopath, on the road, gory, deadly, crimes, confined, mind game, danger, woman in danger, isolation, desert, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nevada, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Skeleton Crew (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Back in the early 1970s, at a mental institution near the Russian border, a crazed doctor, Dr. Anderson assumed the persona of "the Auteur," and began murdering his patients while filming the atrocities. Thirty years later, an American ...
Style: slasher, scary, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, mental institution, confined, deadly, heroes, losing-it hero, gory, psychopath, filmmaking, isolation, strong violent content, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: finland, europe
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71%
Staunton Hill (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of hikers take off for a weekend of fun and adventure in remote mountain region, they unwittingly stumble across the Staunton family - for whom the hill is named - and find themselves at the mercy of a depraved, diabolical brood that ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, survival, wilderness, crimes, danger, deadly, escapades, strong violent content, cruelty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cross, car trouble ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: virginia, usa
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70%
Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, slasher, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, psychopath, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, gory, violence spree, human nature, crime, male female relationship
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
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70%
The Horror Vault Vol.1 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA, Australia, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Nine short tales of horror filmed by various directors are presented together in one chilling volume, featuring enough killers, psychopaths and supernatural demons to satisfy the most demanding fans of human perversity and madness. Featured titles ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, deadly, danger, gory, split personality, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), fear, dungeon, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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69%
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Intruder (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The overnight stock crew of a local supermarket find themselves being stalked and slashed by a mysterious maniac.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, supermarket, danger, stalking, crimes, deadly, rivalry, law enforcement, woman in danger, who done it ...
Time: 80s
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69%
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Open House (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone is killing off nubile real estate agents. A psychologist doing a therapy talk show begins getting calls from the perpetrator, and cooperates with the police to try and stop him. Unfortunately, his lover is a real estate agent, and when it ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, gory, psychopath, mystery, radio show, graphic violence, law enforcement, danger, media, crimes, mentally unstable ...
Time: 80s
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67%
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Cold Prey 2 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jannicke wakes up in the hospital. All of her friends are dead. As she walks through the dark corridors, she thinks she is left alone. But the nightmare isn't over yet.
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hospital, nightmare, survival, masked killer, psychopath, danger, confined, missing person, murder, mountain, psychological trauma, snow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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66%
 4.6
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Dead Tone (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As another semester draws to a close at the University of Dreyskill, a simple game dreamt to help students avoid studying becomes a bloody battle for survival in this stalk-and-slash frightener from filmmaking duo Brian Hooks and Deon Taylor.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, mind game, youth, rivalry, deadly, gory, survival, investigation, death, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
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63%
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Bloodmoon (1990)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the small town of Coopers Bay, there are two Hi-schools situated right next to each other. There’s Winchester, an all boys comprehensive and St Elizabeth’s, a girl’s only Catholic faculty. They are separated by woodland where pupils from ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, teachers and students, boarding school life, school, college, frame up, showbiz, teenage life, gory, psychopath, college life ...
Time: 80s
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61%
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Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, realistic, scary ...
Plot: danger, violence, serial killer, obsession, psychopath, deadly, crimes, murder, police, blood, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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59%
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Hazard (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The television crew of the "Scary Antics" hidden camera show sets up a disturbed young man for a practical joke, but the joke is on them when heads roll.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, rough, tense, captivating ...
Plot: psychopath, mentally unstable, deadly, crimes, murder, prank, crazy, manhunt, danger, survival, violence, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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59%
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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
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58%
Nite Tales: The Movie (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Actors: Flavor Flav, Dante Basco, Chico Benymon, Andrea Bogart, James Ferris
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, heist, psychopath, crimes, deadly, legends and myths, college, storm, danger, violence, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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58%
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Simon Says (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Five college friends choose to spend their vacation debauching at the riverside. They find the perfect place to camp out, but end up crossing paths with twin brothers, Simon and Stanley. The twins then begins to knock off the campers in some ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psycho killer, serial killer, deadly, crimes, danger, youth, teenage life, woman in danger, college, gory, murder, twins ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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57%
Halloween Night (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Halloween Night starts as a young boy named Chris Vale (Sam Stone) witnesses his mum (Jan Anderson) get raped & then murdered before being horribly burnt by a jet of steam from a pipe. Jump forward 'Ten Years Later' on ...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, halloween, murder of a nude woman, danger, crimes, youth, mental institution, violence spree, psychopath, halloween party, deadly, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
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56%
 3.4
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The Choke (2006)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A band playing their final gig in a former meat packing factory find themselves being stalked by a psychopath
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: rock, survival, deadly, danger, gory, rave, teenage life, crimes, stalking, murder, band, rock band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.4
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The Absent (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The town of Liberty has many secrets but the darkest is hidden between twin brothers. Vincent and Oscar Burton are only 10 years old when Oscar finds out his parents are trying to kill him for insurance money. Oscar takes it in to his own hands to ...
Style: slasher, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, child killer, power relations, gory, deadly, siblings relations, teachers and students, love and romance, sexual content, family relations, psychopath, forbidden love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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56%
 3.6
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The Butcher (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A tragic car accident in the middle of nowhere finds six stranded college students fighting for their lives after making a horrifying discovery in a remote farmhouse in director Edward Gorsuch's rural frightener. With no place to run and no ...
Style: slasher, rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, deadly, rivalry, youth, danger, gory, stalking, farmhouse, in the woods, chase, high society, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nevada, california
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55%
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Dark Souls (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young girl, Johanna, is attacked and seemingly murdered. Her father receives a phone call from the police pronouncing her dead as he sees her walk in the front door of their house. Strange things begin to happen to Johanna; she is disorientated ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: supernatural, zombie, murder, uncover truth, police investigation, danger, deadly, gory, psychopath, vengeance, kids in trouble, infection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Dead in 3 Days 2 (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 95 min.
Story: One year ago, Nina survived the attacks of a serial killer. She wants to flee from these memories but one call at night recalls all memories and she is again in the middle of a murder mystery.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, survival, escapades, amateur detective, woman in danger, psychopath, danger, riddles and clues, crimes, deadly, isolation, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, austria
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54%