Movies like Happy Death Day 2U

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Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
 6.3
 25K
Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tree Gelbman learns that dying over and over again was surprisingly easier than the dangers that lie ahead.
Style: captivating, semi serious, brutal, suspenseful, bloody
Plot: time loop, serial killer, suicide, masked killer, paradox, university, deja vu, repeated event, alarm, characters killed one by one, friends, blonde, body count, slasher, slasher killer, college, murder, time travel, gun, doctor, elevator, parallel universe, computer virus, psychopath, stabbed to death ...
Time: contemporary

Most similar movies to Happy Death Day 2U

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and surprise ending films with plots about serial killer, murder, slasher, deadly, crimes, gory and psychopath mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Happy Death Day 2U: Valentine (2001), Taboo (2002), Cry_Wolf (2005), Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000), Splatter University (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Happy Death Day (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A college student relives the day of her murder over and over again as she tries to discover her killer's identity.
Style: surprise ending, captivating, twist ending, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: time loop, college, murder, birthday, mystery killer, time travel, masked killer, dead teenager, dying repeatedly, sorority, cupcake, surprise birthday party ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 4.8
 23K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, mystery killer, revenge, danger, valentine's day, gory, woman in danger, school, violence against women ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.6
 2K
Taboo (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six young adults struggle with their personal demons while staying at a secluded mansion during a dark and stormy night where a seemingly innocent game of 'taboo' brings out their inter-most secrets which soon leads to murder.
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, intense ...
Plot: murder, crimes, mystery, teenage life, deadly, psychopath, serial killer, youth, revelation, betrayal, slasher, characters killed one by one ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, revenge, secret, small town, fisherman, mystery, buried truth, urban legend, psychopath, who done it ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 25K
Cry_Wolf (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight unsuspecting high school seniors at a posh boarding school, who delight themselves on playing games of lies, come face-to-face with terror and learn that nobody believes a liar - even when they're telling the truth.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, high school life, prank, school, friendship, death, psycho killer, nobody believes, crimes, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The making of a horror movie takes on a terrifying reality for students at the most prestigious film school in the country in 'Urban Legends: Final Cut', the suspenseful follow up to the smash hit 'Urban Legend'. At Alpine ...
Style: surprise ending, scary, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, urban legend, serial killer, college, murder, teenage life, who done it, gory, masked killer, psychopath, rivalry, college life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Splatter University (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A sociology instructor finds her new teaching duties at a private college interrupted by the presence of a killer.
Style: serious, realistic, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, college, school, university, slasher, violence, sex, knife, maniac, deadly, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A masked maniac terrorizes the same small community where a murderer known as the Phantom Killer struck decades earlier.
Style: scary, suspenseful, brutal, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, small town, small town life, haunted by the past, danger, strong sexual content, crimes, teenage life, deadly, social relations ...
Time: year 1946, year 1976
Place: texas, arkansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 107K
House of Wax (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A group of unwitting teens are stranded near a strange wax museum and soon must fight to survive and keep from becoming the next exhibit.
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, suspense, twist ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, traffic jam, group of friends, slasher, deadly, ghost town, wax museum, small town, torture, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, new york, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%
 5.5
 2K
Salvage (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Claire Parker is going to die. At the hands of a sadistic and depraved killer, she will endure a terrifying, unimaginable brutal death--and it will all happen again. After being beaten, dragged, sliced, and stabbed, Claire awakens at work--where it ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: death, serial killer, murder, time loop, killer, danger, psychopath, mind game, slasher, vengeance, crimes, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, psycho film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, slasher, road trip, carnival, mental institution, crimes, on the road, deadly, youth, college ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 5.1
 4K
Thr3e (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Poland, USA, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Innocent lives hang on the whim of an elusive psychopathic murderer whose strange riddles and impossible timelines force three people into a mission to end the game before one or all of them die.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, split personality, mental illness, stalking, psychopath, gory, danger, criminal psychologist, investigation, deadly, foot chase ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
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, rough, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, murder, slasher, blood, good versus evil, attic, ambulance, evil, niece, masked killer, knife ...
Time: 80s
Place: illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
 4.7
 3K
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: suspenseful, serious, scary, surprise ending, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, crimes, psychopath, deadly, mind game, rivalry, youth, survival, gory, death, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
19%
Scream: The TV Series (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: What starts as a YouTube video going viral, soon leads to problems for the teenagers of Lakewood and serves as the catalyst for a murder that opens up a window to the town's troubled past. Everyone has secrets. Everyone tells lies. Everyone is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, twists and turns, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, teenage life, small town, youth, massacre, danger, high school, murder, psychopath, who done it, characters killed one by one, obsession ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 7.8
 203K
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, violence, psychopath, psychiatrist, masked killer, evil, small town, teenage life, mental patient, murder ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1963, 1960s, year 1978 ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, mental institution, psychopath, teenager, knife murder, gory, who done it, violence spree, rivalry, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.1
 8K
The Prowler (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, soldier, small town, maniac, psychopathic killer, pitchfork, slasher killer, knife murder, deadly, gory ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1944, year 1945 ...
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Movie in collections
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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, danger, serial killer, murder, in the woods, back from the dead, death, human monster, camp counselor, gory, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
My Bloody Valentine (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while some of the crew was decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the remaining crewmembers and warned ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, masked killer, killing spree, valentine's day, danger, youth, brutality, violence, small town, characters killed one by one, insanity ...
Time: 80s, year 1960, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 6.1
 7K
Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: disturbing, rough, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, university, mystery killer, slasher, psychopath, danger, perversity, killer, stalking, chainsaw, college ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
My Bloody Valentine (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ten years ago, a tragedy changed the town of Harmony forever. Tom Hanniger, an inexperienced coal miner, caused an accident in the tunnels that trapped and killed five men and sent the only survivor, Harry Warden, into a permanent coma. But Harry ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, brutal, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, survival, psychopath, miner, small town, death, gory, haunted by the past, danger, old love, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
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, serious, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, summer camp, psychopath, axe, lake, camp, gory, vengeance, teenage life, in the woods ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Movie in collections
 3.9
 908
Lovers Lane (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man who killed 13 years before goes out on the loose to kill his victims' children.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, murder, small town, dead teenager, deadly, gory, teenage life, danger, youth, single father ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
My Soul to Take (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psycho film, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, supernatural, haunted by the past, urban legend, nightmare comes true, small town, deadly, gory, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s, 2010s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
 4.7
 2K
Headspace (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man (Christopher Denham) must use his newfound intellect to stop a brutal series of murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, offbeat, rough ...
Plot: murder, obsession, psychopath, who done it, crimes, woman in danger, danger, serial killer, intelligence, chess, experiment gone awry, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
18%
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
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, rough, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, summer camp, murder, gore, psychopath, stalking, camp, serial killer, mystery killer, knife murder, vengeance, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
The Corruption of Chris Miller (1973)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a scythe to slash his murder victims--or maybe it's *her* murder victims?
Plot: love triangle, murder, serial killer, slasher, scythe, stepmother, axe, daughter
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
Do You Wanna Know a Secret? (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a night out on the town turns into a nightmare, six young college students must fight for their lives as a killer hunts them down.
Style: rough, twists and turns, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, spring break, serial killer, youth, danger, woman in danger, crimes, stalking, law enforcement, vengeance, rivalry, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%
 5.2
 2K
Memory (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dr. Taylor Biggs is haunted by a past that's not his own. A hallucinatory drug gives him the power to see visions of vicious crimes, visions made all that more disturbing when he discovers that the murderous memories may belong to the father he ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious
Plot: haunted by the past, investigation, mysterious character, who done it, uncover truth, crimes, experiment gone awry, mind game, police detective, serial killer, deadly, gory ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
17%