Movies like After Midnight 1989

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After Midnight (1989)
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After Midnight (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Horror anthology about a college professor (Zada) teaching a course called "The Psychology of Fear". He brings his students (including psychic McWhirter) to his home, one dark and stormy night to tell scary stories. The first involves a young couple whose car breaks down by an old, abandoned house. The second has four trendy teenage girls getting lost in a bad part of town, and chased by a pack of vicious dogs. Last, we have Helgenberger confronting a stalker at the answering service where she works the night shift.
Style: anthology, scary, psychological, mind bending, serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: college, vengeance, psychopath, afterlife, slasher, urban, urban legend, teenage girl, professor, stalker, teenage life, crimes, youth, supernatural, teachers and students, terrorism, graphic violence, stalking, student life, university, high school life, danger, high school, college life, city life ...
Time: 80s

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, slasher, murder, psychopath, crimes, serial killer and youth mostly in Horror, Thriller and Mystery genres. Some movies like After Midnight: The Silent Scream (1979), Urban Legends: Final Cut (2000), Blood Sisters (1987), The Woods Have Eyes (2007), Hell Night (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Time: 70s, year 1979
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Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
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Blood Sisters (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 1974, a little boy tries to talk a little girl into getting naked for him, which she refuses and calls him a pervert. He then runs home, which happens to be a brothel where several (extremely unattractive) hookers and their johns roam around in ...
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Time: 80s
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
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Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Four college pledges are forced to spend the night in a deserted old mansion where they get killed off one by one by the monstrous surviving members of a family massacre years earlier for trespassing on their living grounds.
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Duration: 93 min.
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Duration: 93 min.
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
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Duration: 87 min.
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Duration: 104 min.
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
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Country: USA
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Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense ...
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious
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