Campfire story movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant campfire story movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out scary, suspenseful, cult film, serious, suspense and realistic films and TV shows about / with campfire story, campfire, danger, blood, death, youth, camp, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder and teenager plots mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, Netherlands and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as campfire story: Campfire Tales (1997), Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990), Scooby-Doo! Camp Scare (2010), The Pool (2014), Stand by Me (1986), The Burning (1981), Sorority House Massacre (1986), The Willies (1990), The Final Terror (1983), Evil Laugh (1986).

List of campfire story movies

Campfire Tales (1997)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Anthology of famous, scary urban legends done with a modern twist.
Style: scary, disturbing, suspenseful, surprise ending, tense ...
Plot: urban legend, campfire story, ghost, youth, danger, legends and myths, deadly, supernatural, crimes, camp, mysterious man, farmhouse ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1950s
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Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1990)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a joint Canadian-American horror/fantasy-themed anthology television series. The original series was a joint production between the Canadian company Cinar and the American company Nickelodeon. The show was filmed in ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, anthology, bleak ...
Audience: horror for children, teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: campfire story, supernatural, mischievous children, surrealism, paranormal, storytelling, danger, youth, mystery, riddles and clues, alien encounter, in the woods ...
Time: 90s
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Scooby-Doo! Camp Scare (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Scooby and the gang experience outdoor fun as they go back to Fred's old summer camp.
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, horror for children
Plot: scooby doo, summer camp, campfire story, supernatural, ghost, escapades, investigation, amateur detective, adventure, buddies, young heroes, crimes ...
Time: 2010s
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 5.4
 1K
The Pool (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Two families go camping illegally in a forest, and set up their tents near a beautiful pond, far away from the daily hubbub. However, they soon discover that the pond contains a mysterious force, which will not allow them to leave. Rot and decay ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary, tense
Plot: family in danger, isolation, deadly, buddies, camp, deathtrap, parents and children, family relations, in the woods, survival, paranoia, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
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 8.1
 365K
Stand by Me (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: coming of age, childhood, friendship, adventure, youth, coming-of-age, teenager, loyalty, innocence, friends, young kid, young heroes ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1959, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, normandy
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 6.4
 16K
The Burning (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A caretaker at a summer camp is burned when a prank goes tragically wrong. After several years of intensive treatment at hospital, he is released back into society, albeit missing some social skills. What follows is a bloody killing spree with the ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, disturbing, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stalking, slasher, murder, camp, serial killer, summer camp, prank, violence, burned alive, youth, danger, revenge ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new york state
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Sorority House Massacre (1986)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A little girl's brother kills the whole family but her (she escapes by hiding in the basement). He is committed, and she grows up with a new family, eventually going to college, where she joins a sorority. Due to a memory block, she ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slasher, serial killer, murder, hospital, mental institution, escaped mental patient, hiding, dormitory, knife murder, campfire story, blood ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles
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 5.1
 1K
The Willies (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two brothers camping with their cousin try to frighten each other by telling stories. They start with urban legends, but then there are two main narrations: one involves strange happenings at an elementary school; the other, a teenage boy with a ...
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, semi serious, anthology
Audience: horror for children, teens
Plot: urban legend, campfire story, gory, family relations, danger, rivalry, ghost, obsession, urban, siblings relations, city life, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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The Final Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A group of friends and their girlfriends head out for what is expected to be a vacation of hiking, camping and a good time, but when a backwoods mama finds them on her turf, it becomes anything but a vacation.
Style: suspenseful, rough, suspense, psycho film, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, slasher, fugitives, stalking, group of friends, in the woods, serial killer, youth, deadly, gory, river ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: southern california, california
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 4.9
 691
Evil Laugh (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A group of Med students fix up an old house over a weekend. Where a mass murder occurred 10 years earlier. Mayhem ensues.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, bondage, violence, campfire story, medical school, psychopath, deadly, danger, serial killer, youth, haunted house ...
Time: 80s
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Never on Tuesday (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Matt and Eddie are two young men from the mid-west travelling to California to see the sights - primarily semi-clad women on beaches. They hop into their car and head off through the desert...
Style: offbeat, humorous, sexy, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escapades, desert, nudity (full frontal - brief), on the road, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, buddies, partners, couples, friends, disorder, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, ohio
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 6.2
 520
A Pig's Tale (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Kids' comedy with all the clichés. Six boys (hero, pudgy, dumb, romeo, etc), reluctantly sent to summer camp, are grouped together in a ramshackle hut, and instantly identified as losers and outcasts by the overconfident camp bullies, who ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, toilet humor
Audience: family outing
Plot: summer camp, prank, rivalry, farce, crush, campfire, bully, summer, archery, water skiing, cliche, disorder ...
Time: 90s
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My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: "Get your muzzle out of those books and make some friends!" That's what Princess Celestia tells Twilight Sparkle. She may be the smartest unicorn in Equestria, but Twilight Sparkle gets an "incomplete" in friendship. ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, reboot
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, pony, adventure, princess, imaginary kingdom, friends, unicorn, horse, female protagonist, imaginary, magical, talking animals ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 2010s
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 6.6
 34K
Smallfoot (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Yeti is convinced that the elusive creatures known as "humans" really do exist.
Style: captivating, colourful, psychotronic, funny
Audience: kids
Plot: creature, yeti, snow, anthropomorphism, discovery, dating show, friend, religion, mountain, air disaster, little people, bear ...
Place: himalaya, nepal
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 5.6
 129K
The Dark Tower (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at ...
Style: suspense, apocalyptic, exciting, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: alternate dimension, gunslinger, humanity in peril, portal, psychic, mind control, revenge, stephen king, boy, apocalypse, loner, murder ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york
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Strawberry Shortcake and the Baby Without a Name (1984)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Strawberry Shortcake and the Baby Without a Name chronicles Strawberry Shortcake's annual summer camping trip, where she and her friends encounter a monster in the woods. The Peculiar Purple Pie Man and Sour Grapes attempt to capture it to ...
Plot: butterfly, bow, ghost story, friendship, anthropomorphism, car, snake, sunglasses, monkey, lamb, tree, redhead girl ...
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 4.3
 1K
The Prey (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Six campers jaunt off to North Point, where they're promptly stalked and killed by a ghoulish man who ultimately is just looking for a little love.
Style: cult film
Plot: slasher, forest, camping, death of friend, cut, axe, blood, sexual perversion, sex outside, murder, disfigurement, friendship ...
Time: 70s, year 1978
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Without a Paddle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three friends, whose lives have been drifting apart, reunite for the funeral of a fourth childhood friend. When looking through their childhood belongings, they discover a trunk which contained details on a quest their friend was attempting. It ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: asthma, treasure hunt, inhaler, adventure, hippie, friendship, surfing, escapades, wilderness, treasure, disorder, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, costa rica, washington state, mexico
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 6.2
 68K
Wolf Creek (2005)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Stranded backpackers in remote Australia fall prey to a murderous bushman who offers to fix their car, then takes them captive
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, cult film ...
Plot: sadistic horror, slasher, outback, psychopath, on the road, massacre, tourist, torture, sex maniac, friendship, serial killer, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1999
Place: australia, sydney australia, texas
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 6.8
 221K
Role Models (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, sentimental, not serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifestyle change, friends, farce, dimwit, community service, teaching the ways of the world, mentor, character change, youth, adolescence, friendship, womanizer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, venice beach california
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Grim Prairie Tales: Hit the Trail... to Terror (1990)
Genre: Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two travelers meet on the open prairie, and pass their time together by trading stories with each other. Their tales become a sort of competition, each attempting to relate something which might disturb the other.
Style: anthology, psychotronic, twist ending
Plot: suitcase, forced suicide, pregnancy, prairie, revenge, clerk, throat slitting, ritual, bounty hunter, duel, campfire, ghost ...
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 6.5
 120K
Friday the 13th (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, maniac, serial killer, camp, drowning, teenager, danger, fear, gory, cult, revenge ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1958, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: usa, new jersey
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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, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, masked killer, serial murder, death, in the woods, danger, torture, serial killer, murder, human monster, camp counselor ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey
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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, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, slasher, serial murder, serial killer, murder, psychopath, stalking, crimes, mystery, psycho murderer, crazy, gore ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, year 1984
Place: new jersey
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 6.8
 65K
The Fog (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Strange things begin to occurs as a tiny California coastal town prepares to commemorate its centenary. Inanimate objects spring eerily to life; Rev. Malone stumbles upon a dark secret about the town's founding; radio announcer Stevie witnesses ...
Style: gloomy, scary, atmospheric, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, gold, ghost, supernatural, leprosy, anniversary, beach, lighthouse, sea, ship, decapitation, church ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1979
Place: california, usa, northern california
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Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four backpackers decide to take a hike in the mountains of Utah. But within the woods lurks a killer. But who...or what...is it? The lazy local sheriff blames bears. But the escalating body count seems to point to a human killer. Ignoring the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, bleak, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, vengeance, psychopath, serial killer, danger, murder, stalking, survival, on the run, isolation, mental illness, wilderness ...
Time: 80s
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 5.7
 28K
Club Dread (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort -- a hedonistic island paradise for swingers --- it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence ... or at least hide it!
Style: humorous, not serious, scary, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: resort, serial killer, island, parody, murder, slasher, nothing goes right, goofy hero, farce, danger, buddies, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: costa rica, central america
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 5.1
 36K
Child's Play 3 (1991)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eight years have passed since the events of the second film. Chucky has been resurrected once again and seeks revenge on Andy, his former owner, who is now a teenager enrolled in military school.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, slasher, killer doll, murder, vengeance, gory, imaginary, best friends, good versus evil, investigation, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
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 5.7
 74K
Cabin Fever (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of five college graduates rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a horrifying flesh-eating virus, which attracts the unwanted attention of the homicidal locals.
Style: suspense, rough, dark humor, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: virus, survival, plague, danger, infected, illness, disease, gory, deadly, small town, deadly virus, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Is relevant ?
 3.6
 570
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 ...
Style: serious, scary, rough, psychotronic, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, ghost, slasher, prank, zombie, nudity (full frontal - brief), haunted house, friendship, student life, woman in danger, college life, treasure hunt ...
Time: 80s
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