Movies like Initiation

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Initiation (2020)
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Initiation (2020)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Whiton University unravels the night a star-athlete is murdered, kicking off a spree of social media slayings that force students to uncover the truth behind the school's hidden secrets and the horrifying meaning of an exclamation point.
Style: slasher, suspense, suspenseful, scary, tense, disturbing
Plot: murder, fraternity, psychopath, violence, sociopath, university, chase, athlete, danger, blood, killing spree, social media, youth, friends, friendship, heroes, society, deadly, college, scandal, sorority, sexual assault, sorority girl, serial killer, masturbation ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa

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Most similar movies to Initiation

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, slasher, suspense and suspenseful films with plots about murder, violence, serial killer, psychopath, danger, deadly and chase mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like Initiation: Don't Go to the Reunion (2013), Madison County (2011), Bloody Crayons (2017), After Dark (2013), Captured (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Don't Go to the Reunion (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Scott Rantzen (Brady Simenson) is a horror movie loving misfit who is teased by the popular students in school. When a date with the very popular and very beautiful Erica Carpenter (Stephanie Leigh Rose) backfires, he feels as though his life is ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: respect, crazy, vengeance, revenge, chase, crimes, threat, disguise, violent, killing spree, friendship, characters killed one by one ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Anniversary at Shallow Creek (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Six best friends find themselves at the wrong place at the wrong time. They fight for their lives against a serial killer who has more in store for them than death.
Style: suspense, slasher, scary, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, friendship, characters killed one by one, maniac, violence, psychopath, danger, death, classmate, revenge, violent, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
Madison County (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of college kids travel to a small, mountain town called Madison County to interview the author of a tell-all book on the accounts of several grisly murders that happened there. But when the kids get to Madison County, the author is no where ...
Style: slasher, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, uncover truth, danger, deadly, in the woods, murder, violence, profanity, graphic violence, forest, girl in panties, white panties ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
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Bloody Crayons (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Philippines
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A group of friends goes to an island for a short film project when they are attacked by a mysterious killer after playing a game of bloody crayons.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychotronic, tense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: psychopath, stranded, teenager, blood, island, danger, youth, friends, coming of age, violence, filmmaking, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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After Dark (2013)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Spring break for seven college students is derailed with one wrong turn. A flat tire on a deserted road leaves them stranded after dark in the company of a menacing drifter who may or may not be trying to help.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, bleak, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: spring break, psychopath, murder, brutality, danger, violence, teenage life, crimes, mystery, chase, maniac, serial killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.7
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Captured (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A weekend getaway to shoot a music video turns into a nightmare for a rock'n roll band when they become the crazed obsession of an escaped convict that is purposely targeting the female lead of the band.
Style: psychotronic, tense, suspense, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, serial killer, violence, youth, teenager, murder, friendship, deadly, masked killer, paranoia, pursuit, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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The Mad Hatter (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An eccentric professor takes four of his students to the mansion of the “Mad Hatter”, an urban legend driven insane by mercury poisoning and grief. He says that there’s nothing to worry about now: the strange, shambling “caretakers” that ...
Style: fairy tale, bleak, disturbing, scary, slasher ...
Plot: murder, danger, brutality, deadly, youth, psychopath, violence, teenage life, vengeance, high school student, crimes, killing spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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XII (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man found guilty of a crime against a minor is released from prison and returns to get revenge on the jury who sent him there.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, vengeance, strong violent content, crimes, deadly, serial killer, murder, danger, masked killer, violence, pursuit, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, crimes, supernatural, danger, vengeance, survival, deadly, psychopath, murder, small town, blood, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, west virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 3.8
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Seclusion (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of friends is stalked by a killer at an isolated destination wedding.
Style: slasher, scary, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: death, murder, isolation, whodunit, cabin in the woods, cabin, violent, serial killer, fear, threat, revenge, masked killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Initiation (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Kelly, a young woman, has been plagued by nightmares of a burning man her entire life. Upon entering college, she pledges a sorority that forces them to perform an initiation night prank. With several of her friends, she breaks into a store and ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, sexy, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ritual, murder, psychopath, prank, sorority, fraternity, psycho killer, serial killer, haunted by the past, danger, supernatural, college ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Attack of the Morningside Monster (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When desecrated corpses and ritualistic symbols start appearing, the residents of Morningside, New Jeresey, are thrust into an unreal world of darkness.
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, policewoman, police officer, criminal, dying woman, masked killer, danger, violence, dishonesty, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Camp Blood 8: Revelations (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: The Killing at Camp Blood stopped for a while. But the son of the original killer clown has carried on the machete and driven by his deranged mother, played by Sally Mullins (Things 4, Lights Out With David Spade), continues to kill anyone who ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychotronic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: killer clown, clown, homicidal maniac, masked killer, lost in the woods, deadly, maniac, mystery, serial killer, woman in danger, danger, pursuit ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.2
 72
Blood Ties (2009)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of students solve the mystery of a 20 year old murder. Now they fight to stay alive while being hunted one by one.
Style: slasher, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: college, murder, serial killer, crimes, mystery, danger, youth, stalking, deadly, struggle for survival, investigation, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 3.9
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Camp Dread (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The “Summer Camp” horror trilogy was one of the most popular franchises of the 1980s. However, the decade ended and so did director Julian Barrett’s career. Now Barrett plans to resurrect his gory series via a modern reboot patterned after ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: camp, contests and competitions, deadly, mystery, murder, danger, survival, violence, filmmaker, fictional reality show, gory, gore ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
You Are Not Alone (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: "An idyllic summer day turns into a living nightmare ... With school finally over, college graduate Natalie Wilner returns to her hometown to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend. But beneath the flags and fireworks lurks a dark, malevolent ...
Style: slasher, psychological, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, pursuit, chase, serial killer, sociopath, danger, getting home, deadly, college graduate, slice of life, found footage, killer
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, united states
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Finding Randy (2020)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When an old friend's return home is disrupted by his sudden disappearance, what starts as a welcome home film becomes an unsettling search.
Style: psychotronic, suspense, scary, slasher, tense ...
Plot: missing person, found footage, psychopath, violence, revenge, brutality, serial killer, murder, danger, maniac, masked killer, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Boom Boom Girls of Wrestling (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Six female athletic actresses who gets cast for being superhero's on a wrestling show. After hard training and ups and down's in the gym, the fresh wrestlers board the bus to their first fight in Las VegasS. The bus get stuck in the middle ...
Style: suspense, scary, psychotronic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: secret, ghost story, hollywood, psychopath, escape, violence, danger, escapades, ghost town, friendship, girl band, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Face: A Frat Party Massacre (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An annual Halloween fear competition between a fraternity and sorority goes awry when drugs, alcohol and the old battle of the sexes are mixed together. What is on the line? The losers must do anything the winners ask for one night. The bros won ...
Style: slasher, bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: halloween, halloween party, fraternity, college, murder, sorority, found footage, violence, threat, rivalry, characters killed one by one, fear ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.3
 583
Left for Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Five frat boys are stalked by a machete wielding maniac, after they are involved in a horrifying Devil's Night accident.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: crimes, danger, psychopath, masked killer, maniac, in the woods, stalking, deadly, serial killer, murder, group of friends, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Prom Ride (2015)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's the end of the school year for a group of high school friends. Their senior prom was to be a night of elegance, rejoicing and celebrating, but when a psychotic killer hijacks their stretch limo, he is determined to have them Dead On ...
Style: slasher, psychotronic, scary, suspense, tense ...
Plot: prom, survival, serial killer, maniac, pursuit, violent, youth, brutality, serial murder, mystery, vengeance, homicidal maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: slasher, scary, enigmatic, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, university, college, mental institution, school, mystery, deadly, youth, crimes, friendship, violence ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: xian
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Hitchhiker Massacre (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Beautiful, young hitchhiker Sally (Ely LaMay), attempts to survive the night while making her way back home as a sadistic killer and cannibalistic madman (John Blyth Barrymore) haunts the desert highways, probing for fresh roadkill.
Style: slasher, scary, psychotronic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: crazy, serial killer, violence, brutality, cannibal, murder, psychopath, maniac, blood, friends, homicidal maniac, fear ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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When a Killer Calls (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A babysitter begins receiving threatening phone calls from a man who has just killed an entire family.
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, nanny, deadly, terrorism, teenage life, gory, crimes, danger, youth, urban legend, prank, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Toolbox Murders (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A historic Hollywood hotel houses a supernatural evil. It's been subdued for decades - but when renovations start, a series of murders take place. It's up to our heroine to solve the mystery.
Style: slasher, rough, disturbing, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, serial killer, old dark house, psychopath, mystery, haunted by the past, filmmaking, danger, deadly, violence, gore ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Nite Tales: The Movie (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Actors: Flavor Flav, Dante Basco, Chico Benymon, Andrea Bogart, James Ferris
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, heist, murder, crimes, college, legends and myths, deadly, storm, danger, violence, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
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Evil Deeds (2019)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A Thief encounters a strange old Hermit who tells him tales of Evil Deeds - including a Detective's search for a escaped mental patient, a tale of young lady and her new beau who arrange to have her abusive father killed and the body disposed ...
Style: psychotronic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: revenge, serial killer, mental patient, zombie, alien technology, woman in danger, murder, brutality, danger, psychopath, violence, peril ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 2.7
 524
Hazard Jack (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of college kids get together for a weekend of booze and war games at an abandoned hospital. The hospital has become the haven for a PTSD stricken war vet coping and acting upon his delusions. Who will survive the game?
Style: slasher, scary, psychotronic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: abandoned building, ex soldier, serial killer, deadly, escapades, friends, pursuit, maniac, abandoned hospital, vengeance, danger, brutality ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Massacre County (2015)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After a hideous crime in a mansion by the forest, where a group of young people was found murdered, a suspicious clown tries to prove his innocence to the investigator that found him covered in blood.
Style: slasher, disturbing, suspense, scary, bleak ...
Plot: clown, police, sadism, murder, evil clown, serial killer, violence, psychopath, small town, heroes, mystery, death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.0
 101
College Pranks (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: College students are invited to play a game sponsored by a website. When students start the game in the mountains of Colorado, they discover that the stakes they are playing for are not just a cash prize.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: survival, disorder, computers and web, youth, escapades, wilderness, college life, woman in danger, society, masked killer, threat, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
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