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Beware: Children at Play (1989)
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Beware: Children at Play (1989)
Original name: Beware: Children At Play
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Parents are in a panic as their children mysteriously disappear. Little do they know that the only thing worse than their children disappearing would be them coming back. After the youngsters of Tromaville fall under the ruthless control of a cult leader, they turn on their parents with gruesome results.
Style: epic, scary, rough, offbeat, serious, suspenseful
Plot: slasher, murder, teenage life, crimes, serial killer, youth, supernatural, psychopath, kidnapping, religions or cults, parents and children, mentally unstable, danger, small town life, mischievous children, small town, escapades, gory, deadly, rivalry, showbiz, toxic, social relations, killer child, zombie ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey

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Bloody Birthday (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 1970, three children are born at the height of a total eclipse. Due to the sun and moon blocking Saturn, which controls emotions, they have become heartless killers ten years later, and are able to escape detection because of their youthful and ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: slasher, murder, solar eclipse, birthday, elementary school, children, crime, supernatural, crimes, family life, danger, deadly ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 70s, year 1970
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Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Arriving in Gatlin, Nebraska, a news-reporter and his son get wind of a story about the youth in the town murdering their parents finds that a series of brutal murders are revealed to be worshipers of the corn-stalks and try to stop them before they ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, offbeat, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: corn, priest, possession, slasher, small town, supernatural, murder, gory, investigation, religions or cults, psychopath, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
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Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: killer child, murder, small town, human sacrifice, preacher, good versus evil, sacrifice, isolation, cult, children, supernatural, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
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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, slasher, small town, female serial killer, teenage girl, parents and children, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Woods Have Eyes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of young campers wander into the backwoods of upstate New York to see if Cappy's Cabin--a place they think exists only in urban legend--is real, they find themselves in a twisted game of predator and prey as night begins to fall. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, suspense
Plot: murder, supernatural, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, survival, isolation, deadly, crimes, danger, in the woods, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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Killer Instinct (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A series of unsolved crimes from the past prove to be the common thread in three stories that intertwine to reveal big problems in a small town.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, supernatural, ghost, vengeance, slasher, gory, haunted by the past, murder, deadly, danger, small town life, dark and stormy night ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Simon Says (2006)
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Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Children of the Living Dead (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Starting a new life in a quiet Pennsylvania town, Matthew Michaels only thought is to turn an old farm property into a profitable car dealership. He soon discovers that beneath the gentle surface, this small town is anything but calm and peaceful. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, tense
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, rough, scary, christmas horror, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bloody Murder (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, scary
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Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Timber Falls (2007)
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Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, psychological ...
Plot: survival, slasher, forest, serial killer, psychopath, murder, rescue, danger, gory, religions or cults, confined, fanatic ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Carrying on the Prom Night tradition, this film begins back at Hamilton High School on Prom Night in 1957. As a young couple are enjoying a romantic moment together in the back seat of a car, they are interrupted by Father Jonas, a priest who ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Shallow Ground (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A naked teenage boy covered in blood appears at a remote sheriff's station one year after the brutal unsolved murder of a local girl. Now Sheriff Jack Shepherd, guilt ridden over the girl's murder, must confront his own demons as he ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, scary ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Rest Stop: Don't Look Back (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: One year after running away from home, Nicole and Jesse are still missing. When Jesse's brother, Tom, returns home from active duty, he sets out with his friends Marilyn and Jared to locate the lost couple. Their search leads them to the ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Madman (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A small town is haunted by the twin daughters of a wrongfully convicted man. Young Jordan is sent down the path to who the real killer is only to find the killer is very close to her.
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious
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Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Tyler is a surfer who constantly searches for good surfing spots. When he's traveling through Mexico, he finds one of the best places he has ever seen. He invites his brother Colin to join him and his friends in surfing the wild Mexican waves. ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary
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Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
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Devil's Prey (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
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Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Incubus (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
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Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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22%
No One Can Hear You (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Families are dying and reporter Trish (Kelly McGillis) finds herself reporting on a serial killing spree. After her daughter Lisa's (Kate Elliott) best friends are killed, she fears that her family may be on the killers list. Sheriff Webster ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
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Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, scary ...
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Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
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Time: contemporary
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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, scary, serious, surprise ending, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, crimes, psychopath, rivalry, youth, deadly, mind game, gory, survival, investigation, death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colorado, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two hospitalized young people discover that things can get even worse when the dilapidated institution is stranded by a severe storm and a maniac stalks the corridors butchering the patients and staff.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, scary
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
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Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 5.4
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary ...
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21%
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Dark Asylum (2001)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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