Movies like Sleepaway Camp 1983

Slightly disturbed and painfully shy Angela Baker is sent away to summer camp with her cousin. Not long after Angela's arrival, things start to go horribly wrong for anyone with sinister or less than honorable intentions.

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1 Scream 1996

A killer known as Ghostface begins killing off teenagers, and as the body count begins rising, one girl and her friends find themselves contemplating the 'rules' of horror films as they find themselves living in a real-life one.

Genres:

Crime, Horror, Mystery

Director:

Wes Craven

Country:

United States of America
7.2

2 I Know What You Did Last Summer 1997

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 later somebody starts sending them letters bearing the warning "I Know What You Did Last Summer".

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Mystery

Director:

Jim Gillespie

Writers:

Lois Duncan (novel), Kevin Williamson (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.7

3 Child's Play 1988

A single mother gives her son a beloved doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Tom Holland

Writers:

Don Mancini (story), Don Mancini (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

4 Cujo 1983

A friendly St. Bernard named "Cujo" contracts rabies and conducts a reign of terror on a small American town.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Lewis Teague

Country:

United States of America
6.1

5 Friday The 13th 1980

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.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Sean S. Cunningham

Writer:

Victor Miller

Country:

United States of America
6.5

6 Halloween 1978

Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween Night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

John Carpenter

Writers:

John Carpenter (screenplay), Debra Hill (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
7.8

7 Black Christmas 1974

A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.

Genres:

Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Bob Clark

Writer:

Roy Moore (screenplay)

Country:

Canada
7.2

8 The Texas Chain Saw Massacre 1974

When Sally hears that her grandfather's grave may have been vandalized, she and her paraplegic brother, Franklin, set out with their friends to investigate. After a detour to their family's old farmhouse, they discover a group of crazed, murderous outcasts living next door. As the group is attacked one by one by the chainsaw-wielding Leatherface, who wears a mask of human skin, the survivors must do everything they can to escape.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Tobe Hooper

Writers:

Kim Henkel (screenplay by), Tobe Hooper (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
7.5

9 The People Under The Stairs 1991

When young Poindexter "Fool" Williams breaks into the creepy, immense old home of his family's greedy and uncaring landlords, he uncovers a disturbing scenario underneath the stairs.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Director:

Wes Craven

Writer:

Wes Craven

Country:

United States of America
6.4

10 Bride Of Chucky 1998

Chucky hooks up with another murderous doll, the bridal gown-clad Tiffany, for a Route 66 murder spree with their unwitting hosts.

Genres:

Horror, Comedy

Director:

Ronny Yu

Writers:

Don Mancini (characters), Don Mancini

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.4

11 Creepshow 1982

Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.

Genres:

Horror, Comedy

Director:

George A. Romero

Writer:

Stephen King (original screenplay by)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

12 Creepshow 2 1987

EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to life...to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly owners. In the second, four teens are stranded on a raft on a lake with a blob that is hungry. And in the third, a hit and run woman is terrorized by the hitchhiker she accidentally killed...or did she really kill him?

Genres:

Horror, Comedy

Director:

Michael Gornick

Writers:

Stephen King (stories), George A. Romero (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.1

13 The Burning 1981

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 caretaker making his way back to his old stomping ground to confront one of the youths that accidently burned him.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Tony Maylam

Writers:

Harvey Weinstein (original story), Tony Maylam (original story) | 4 more credits »

Countries:

United States of America, Canada
6.4

14 Hatchet 2006

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.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror

Director:

Adam Green

Writer:

Adam Green

Country:

United States of America
5.7

15 The Return Of The Living Dead 1985

When a bumbling pair of employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to re-animate as they go on a rampage seeking their favorite food: brains!

Genres:

Comedy, Horror

Director:

Dan O'Bannon

Writers:

Rudy Ricci (story), John A. Russo (story) (as John Russo) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
7.3

16 Night Of The Creeps 1986

In 1959, an alien experiment crashes to earth and infects a fraternity member. They freeze the body, but in the modern day, two geeks pledging a fraternity accidentally thaw the corpse, which proceeds to infect the campus with parasites that transform their hosts into killer zombies.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Fred Dekker

Writer:

Fred Dekker

Country:

United States of America
6.8

17 Pumpkinhead 1988

A man conjures up a gigantic vengeance demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy the teenagers who accidentally killed his son.

Genres:

Fantasy, Horror

Director:

Stan Winston

Writers:

Ed Justin (poem), Mark Patrick Carducci (story) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

18 The Howling 1981

After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Joe Dante

Writers:

Gary Brandner (novel), John Sayles (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

19 Killer Klowns From Outer Space 1988

Aliens who look like clowns come from outer space and terrorize a small town.

Genres:

Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction

Director:

Stephen Chiodo

Country:

United States of America
6.2

20 Urban Legend 1998

A college campus is plagued by a vicious serial killer murdering students in ways that correspond to various urban legends.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller

Director:

Jamie Blanks

Writer:

Silvio Horta

Countries:

Canada, France, United States of America
5.6

21 Suspiria 1977

From the moment she arrives in Freiberg, Germany, to attend the prestigious Tanz Academy, American ballet-dancer Suzy Bannion senses that something horribly evil lurks within the walls of the age-old institution.

Genre:

Horror

Director:

Dario Argento

Writers:

Dario Argento (screenplay), Daria Nicolodi (screenplay)

Country:

Italy
7.4

22 Trick 'r Treat 2008

Four interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: an everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the one guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a bitter old recluse receives an uninvited guest.

Genres:

Horror, Thriller, Comedy

Director:

Michael Dougherty

Country:

United States of America
6.8

23 Elvira: Mistress Of The Dark 1988

When her great aunt dies, famed horror hostess Elvira heads for the uptight new England town of Falwell to claim her inheritance of a haunted house, a witch's cookbook and a punk rock poodle. But once the stuffy locals get an eyeful of the scream queen's ample assets, all hell busts out & breaks loose.

Genres:

Fantasy, Horror, Comedy

Director:

James Signorelli

Country:

United States of America
6.6