Movies like Happy Death Day 2U

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Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
 6.2
 44K
Happy Death Day 2U (2019)
Genre: Comedy, 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, university, paradox, blonde, repeated event, serial killer, suicide, deja vu, masked killer, characters killed one by one, slasher, college, alarm, gun, time travel, murder, friends, doctor, parallel universe, psychopath, slasher killer, elevator, mystery killer, body count, 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, scary, serious and surprise ending films with plots about murder, serial killer, slasher, deadly, psychopath, crimes and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Happy Death Day 2U: Detention (2011), Source Code (2011), Splatter University (1984), Valentine (2001), Silent Night (2012). 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, twist ending, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: time loop, college, masked killer, time travel, murder, birthday, mystery killer, dead teenager, stalking, dying repeatedly, surprise birthday party, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 14K
Detention (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As a killer named Cinderhella stalks the student body at the high school in Grizzly Lake, a group of co-eds band together to survive while they're all serving detention.
Style: dark humor, semi serious, suspense, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, slasher, youth, social relations, cheerleader, time machine, survival, teenage life, love triangle, delusion, unfulfilled love, prom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992, year 2008, 1990s ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, secret, fisherman, mystery, buried truth, revenge, urban legend, psychopath, who done it, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 457K
Source Code (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Decorated soldier Captain Colter Stevens wakes up in the body of an unknown man, discovering he's involved in a mission to find the bomber of a Chicago commuter train. He learns he's part of a top-secret experimental program that enables ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, captivating, mind bending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: time travel, time loop, changing the past or future, destiny, bomb, save the day, suspicion, terrorism, nuclear threat, imaginary, parallel universe, danger ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, chicago illinois, afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: scary, enigmatic, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, university, college, school, violence, mystery, deadly, youth, crimes, friendship, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.8
 24K
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopath, mystery killer, danger, woman in danger, valentine's day, gory, revenge, school, violence against women ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.2
 7K
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: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, holiday horror, small town, police investigation, gory, law enforcement, deadly, psychopath, dismemberment, masked man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.5
 3K
Killer Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A reality TV director copes with a spoiled celebutante and a show gone haywire when a masked killer starts bumping off the crew in this slasher-movie satire.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, psychopath, serial killer, mystery, protagonist as suspect, danger, deadly, multiple suspects, stalking, tv show, murder, fictional reality show ...
Time: contemporary
Place: north dakota, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 4K
12:01 (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Office employee Barry Thomas is caught in a "time bounce" caused by a glitch in the company's secret project. Now the same day occurs again and again - and Barry's the only one who can do anything about it, including saving the ...
Style: serious, psychological, futuristic, suspenseful
Plot: time travel, prank, murder, time loop, experiment gone awry, chases and races, crimes, race against time, danger, rescue, misfit, disorder ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.5
 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, intense, suspense ...
Plot: taboo, murder, crimes, mystery, teenage life, psychopath, deadly, serial killer, youth, revelation, slasher, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 3.4
 8K
Smiley (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After learning of an urban legend in which a demented serial killer named SMILEY can be summoned through the Internet, mentally fragile Ashley must decide whether she is losing her mind or becoming Smiley's next victim.
Style: psychological, serious, rough, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, urban legend, mysterious character, psychopath, danger, deadly, masked killer, murder, prank, stalker, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.2
 9K
Reeker (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Strangers trapped at an eerie travel oasis in the desert must unravel the mystery behind their visions of dying people while they are preyed upon by a decaying creature.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rave, slasher, blood splatter, bad smell, survival, serial killer, danger, youth, psychopath, confined, mystery, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.3
 3K
Mine Games (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of young friends make an incomprehensible discovery in an abandoned mine, but the more they try to change the future, the more they seal their fate.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, serious, suspense, scary ...
Plot: mystery killer, losing-it hero, changing the past or future, mystery, destiny, danger, curses spells and rituals, group of friends, supernatural power, time travel, characters killed one by one, slasher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.2
 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, psycho film ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, mystery killer, university, slasher, danger, psychopath, killer, stalking, chainsaw, college, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 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, violent, evil, small town, teenage life, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978, year 1963, 1960s ...
Place: midwest, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Serial Killing 4 Dummys (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Casey Noland, a high school kid with no direction in life, decides to pursue the serial killing profession. Only problem...he can't bring himself to kill anybody. Will the help of a gothic chick named Sasha, he attempts to learn the ways of a ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, dark humor
Plot: murder, serial killer, high school, slasher, mind game, high school life, rivalry, woman in danger, stalking, danger, mystery, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her friends are the ones who are falling prey. Could it be her? She suffers from blackouts ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, college, school, gory, vengeance, crimes, haunted by the past, rivalry, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.6
 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, psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: obsession, murder, psychopath, serial killer, who done it, crimes, danger, intelligence, gory, supernatural, deadly, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 5K
Dr. Giggles (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1957, Evan Rendell flees after his father is lynched for killing multiple patients in his effort to find a replacement heart for his ailing wife. After 35 years, Evan escapes from a mental institution and returns to town for revenge, killing off ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, harsh, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, mind game, crimes, investigation, deadly, mental institution, small town, doctors and patients, transplant, murder, violence ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.1
 146K
Scream 2 (1997)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two years after the terrifying events that occurred in Woodsboro, Sidney is now attending Windsor College in Cincinnati, and Gale Weathers' best selling book on Sidney's life has now been made into a major motion picture. When two college ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, biting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, college, psychopath, masked killer, mask, mystery killer, woman in danger, danger, hysteria, youth, multiple suspects ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: slasher, serial killer, survival, psychopath, miner, small town, death, gory, haunted by the past, old love, danger, brutality ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mine
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 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: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, soldier, small town, vengeance, youth, homecoming, college, love affair, obsession, sadism ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1945, year 1980 ...
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: murder, supernatural, psychopath, nightmare, slasher, ghost, supernatural ability, crimes, mind game, mental illness, isolation, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Movie in collections
 5.8
 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, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, high school life, prank, school, friendship, death, psycho killer, crimes, nobody believes, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, teenage life, who done it ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new jersey, america
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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: serious, scary, suspenseful, psycho film, surprise ending
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, deadly, supernatural, psychopath, murder, haunted by the past, urban legend, danger, nightmare comes true, gory, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 1990s
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.7
 27K
Hatchet (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a group of tourists on a New Orleans haunted swamp tour find themselves stranded in the wilderness, their evening of fun and spooks turns into a horrific nightmare.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, survival, slasher, tour guide, danger, psychopath, crimes, deadly, manic, gory, trap, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Cheerleader Camp (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alison follows her friends to a summer camp for cheerleaders. But she is having bad nightmares. Her boyfriend has followed her to the camp but he seems to be more interested in the other girls, girls who sooner or later are found brutally murdered. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, summer camp, cheerleader, violence, slasher, nightmare, gory, crimes, contests and competitions, danger, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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, valentine's day, danger, youth, brutality, violence, small town, characters killed one by one, killing spree, insanity ...
Time: 80s, year 1960, year 1980
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 4.6
 3K
Almost Human (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Mark Fisher disappeared from his home in a brilliant flash of blue light almost two years ago. His friend Seth Hampton was the last to see him alive. Now a string of grisly, violent murders leads Seth to believe that Mark is back, and something evil ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, supernatural, deadly, danger, forest, chainsaw, gore, gas station, news report, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1987, year 1989
Place: maine, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%