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Stranger Things (2016)

Stranger Things (2016)

When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one strange little girl.

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face to face
leaving town
missing son
kid sister
shopping mall
ice cream
newspaper staff
young girl
missing girl
young boy
missing boy
missing friend
growing pains
teenage life
young adults
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neo 80s
moving away
growing up
parking lot
fictional town
small town sheriff
tv series
parking garage
boyfriend and girlfriend
co worker
younger sister
little sister
missing person
summer vacation
television show
watching television
dead body
riding a bicycle
mute girl
science teacher
car wash
middle school
high school student
rural police chief
horror story
tattooed number on arm
people watching
buying clothes
drive through
wearing a mask
working mother
senior year
pre show
at work
secret government organization
prom king
parallel dimension
hanging out
present day
popular culture
mk ultra
toys
strong
motion
group of teenagers
excitement
feeling
leave
lesbian character
decade
finale
growing
moment
save
questions
telling a story
purpose
leaving
secret experiment
creatures
gross out
seat
spectacle
carnival ride
presents
happy
talk
wanted
season
experience
back in time
reason
dungeons and dragons
leaves
lovecraftian
secret laboratory
cream
cars
seasons
psychokinesis
bond
opinion
government coverup
wild
tear
teenage
heroes
small business
chance
fun
monsters
direction
parallel world
head
parking
young
government conspiracy
deal
alternate dimension
christmas lights
face
sitting
indiana
human experiment
parallel universe
staff
waiting
kids
single
middle class
cell
return
role playing game
police chief
retro
kick
missing
fly
kid
change
mall
new year
homage
cult tv
worker
energy
dead
friendship between boys
rescue mission
telekinesis
insult
ensemble cast
safe
shopping
son
nostalgia
intrigue
fan
playground
series
walkie talkie
electronic music score
nerd
ice
cold war
sister
reunion
danger
creature
stabbed to death
gang
newspaper
telephone
television
running
battle
chase
photograph
two word title
fight
flashback
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The Kings Of Summer (2013)

The Kings Of Summer (2013)

Joe Toy, on the verge of adolescence, finds himself increasingly frustrated by his single father, Frank's attempts to manage his life. Declaring his freedom once and for all, he escapes to a clearing in the woods with his best friend, Patrick, and a strange kid named Biaggio. He announces that they …are going to build a house there, free from responsibility and parents. Once their makeshift abode is finished, the three young men find themselves masters of their own destiny, alone in the woods. (Read More)

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A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

A Nightmare On Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)

A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only be overcome if the boy's sweetheart can master her f…ear. (Read More)

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dead body
science teacher
high school student
teenage
kids
telekinesis
series
electronic music score
creature
stabbed to death
chase
fight
character name in title
nudity
number in title
…
blood
male nudity
violence
sequel
male rear nudity
bondage
dog
bare chested male
cigarette smoking
party
knife
surprise ending
shower
telephone call
fire
crying
dream
digit in title
underwear
blood splatter
face slap
shotgun
slow motion scene
watching tv
undressing
bikini
bare butt
sunglasses
second part
place name in title
neighbor
numbered sequel
demon
hallucination
voyeur
classroom
criminal
f word
subjective camera
foot chase
name in title
massacre
stabbing
basketball
impalement
football
stabbed in the chest
snake
apology
dream sequence
bird
child in peril
spanking
transformation
bartender
public nudity
legend
stabbed in the back
screaming
locker room
person on fire
character's point of view camera shot
possession
evil man
kicked in the face
lightning
scream
diary
convertible
gym
exploding body
basement
rat
murderer
character says i love you
threatened with a knife
class
haunted house
obscene finger gesture
whipping
bare chested male bondage
newspaper headline
redhead
undead
maniac
coach
applause
identity
teen angst
burned alive
killing an animal
nipples visible through clothing
wound
mass murder
beer drinking
gothic
gay character
looking at oneself in a mirror
listening to music
lifting someone into the air
jogging
mutilation
mouse
stabbed in the stomach
barefoot male
psycho
visit
covered in blood
grindhouse
sadomasochism
teenage protagonist
crying man
s&m
back from the dead
male underwear
full moon
rampage
damsel in distress
blood on face
underage drinking
gash in the face
butcher
escape attempt
hit on the head
murder of a child
rainstorm
disfigurement
raised middle finger
homoeroticism
suspect
barbecue
body count
briefs
cellar
killing spree
alarm clock
newspaper clipping
psycho killer
male objectification
serial murder
psychopathic killer
taking a shower
bad guy
barking dog
madman
high school teacher
stuffed animal
ohio
cafeteria
urban legend
assumed identity
second in series
evil spirit
homicidal maniac
broken window
fish tank
slashing
broken mirror
bus stop
split personality
burnt face
push ups
hearing voices
newspaper article
volleyball
bare chested boy
jock strap
teenage sexuality
male name in title
locked door
breaking a window
pool party
kicked in the head
stabbed in the shoulder
white briefs
moving in
murder suspect
crotch grab
reading a newspaper
awkward situation
jumping into water
shape shifter
claw
woman in a bikini
dance scene
heat
riding a bike
dead bird
undressing someone
sadistic psychopath
psychotronic film
wet clothes
baseball team
breaking through a door
feet on table
murder spree
dragging a body
villain not really dead cliche
breaking a mirror
butchery
grindhouse film
sleepwalking
plant in title
arms tied overhead
leg injury
identity crisis
domineering father
no ending
glove
caged animal
crying male
shower room
wagon
talking to oneself
boom box
bad dream
passive aggressive behavior
toaster
cut arm
secretly observing
hand injury
repeated event
psycho terror
lifted by the throat
locked in
child killer
jumping rope
child murderer
hand through chest
gym class
invisible man
social outcast
blood on hands
gay subtext
gym teacher
place in title
scarred face
demonic
street in title
boiler room
sadistic
sequel to cult film
classmate classmate relationship
garden party
kidnapped girl
power plant
drive in classic
horror icon
burnt hand
taking off shoes
walking in the rain
homoerotic fight
serial child killer
tennis racket
coors beer
furnace
screaming man
taking off pants
gory violence
male in a shower
nursery rhyme
tennis ball
sleep deprivation
watching someone sleep
long tongue
melting face
lifting a male into the air
exposed brain
hand bandage
hell on earth
male bare butt
mysterious event
burn scar
caged bird
kidnapped woman
obscene gesture
shape shifting
skin ripping
arm injury
baseball coach
overweight man
teen sexuality
freddy krueger
jumping into a swimming pool
nightmare becomes reality
bird in a cage
raw meat
possessed man
climbing a ladder
male female fight
sleeping shirtless
bad guy wins
biology teacher
biting someone
grill
grounded
spurting blood
dragging someone
attempted child murder
escape out a window
clothes torn off
pet bird
sleep disorder
clothes ripped off
locking a door
unpunished antagonist
cracked mirror
high school coach
kidnapped boy
murder of a nude man
score employs electronic instruments
serial child murder
taking off socks
urban gothic
barred window
elm street
open ending
slashed to death
springwood ohio
throwing something at someone
hit on the head with a ball
sleeping in class
actor reprises previous role
bloody footprint
crying for help
male bondage
mistaken belief that someone is dead
running barefoot
trampled to death
domineering husband
schoolmate schoolmate relationship
serial child murderer
car over a cliff
exploding animal
leather bar
male antagonist
bandaged arm
escape by the window
face injury
homophobic remark
reference to jack kerouac
sleeping in underwear
wrapped in a blanket
biology class
burned hand
falling asleep in class
reading someone's diary
school gym
serial teen murderer
arm bandage
broken door
hijacked bus
leg bandage
playing baseball
possessed boy
s&m club
sadistic teacher
scar tissue
crotch grabbing
drinking coffee
face scar
killed in a shower
lying on the floor
ripped off clothes
towel snapping
burning oneself
female voyeur
kidnapped man
locked in a car
questioning sexuality
biting leg
cutting someone
driving off road
head ripping
introverted boy
mass panic
murder in a shower
passive aggressive man
pouring rain
sleeping fully clothed
bossy father
grabbing one's crotch
screaming boy
talking with one's mouth full
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American Graffiti (1973)

American Graffiti (1973)

It's the proverbial end of the summer 1962 in a small southern California town. It's the evening before best friends and recent high school graduates, Curt Henderson and Steve Bolander, are scheduled to leave town to head to college back east. Curt, who received a lucrative local scholarship, is see…n as the promise that their class holds. But Curt is having second thoughts about leaving what Steve basically sees as their dead end town. Curt's beliefs are strengthened when he spots an unknown beautiful blonde in a T-bird who mouths the words "I love you" to him. As Curt tries to find that blonde while trying to get away from a local gang who have him somewhat hostage, Curt may come to a decision about his immediate future. Outgoing class president Steve, on the other hand, wants to leave, despite meaning that he will leave girlfriend, head cheerleader and Curt's sister, Laurie Henderson, behind. Steve and Laurie spend the evening "negotiating" the state of their relationship. Meanwhile, two of their friends cruise around town for the evening. Steve has left his car to meek and mild-mannered Terry "Toad" Fields to look after during his absence. The wheels give Toad a new sense of confidence, which he uses to try and impress Debbie Dunham, a more experienced girl generally out of his league. And John Milner, who is seen as the king of the street race in his souped-up yellow deuce coupe, tries to get rid of precocious pre-teen, Carol Morrison, who has somehow become his passenger… (Read More)

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high school student
leave
leaving
head
dead
ensemble cast
nerd
sister
gang
telephone
two word title
fight
dancing
singing
party
…
surprise ending
panties
telephone call
song
underwear
fistfight
car accident
blonde
punched in the face
watching tv
book
vomiting
tears
car crash
marijuana
college
california
diner
white panties
brunette
scantily clad female
radio
gunshot
virgin
suburb
mini skirt
prank
convertible
gym
female removes her clothes
automobile
threat
rock 'n' roll
class differences
record player
girl in panties
pot smoking
teen angst
revelation
what happened to epilogue
country name in title
listening to music
rage
vandalism
blockbuster
crush
driving a car
forbidden love
virginity
mechanic
janitor
underage drinking
rejection
love at first sight
frustration
lipstick
young love
one day
loner
juvenile delinquent
geek
wrestler
music band
reflection
sexual awakening
multiple storyline
boredom
robber
street gang
first date
pink panties
locker
jukebox
makeover
earring
scooter
boy with glasses
crash
peer pressure
radio station
making out
tape recording
generation gap
mooning
popularity
reference to albert einstein
americana
hallway
house party
disc jockey
cadillac
reference to john f. kennedy
roller skates
opposites attract
cruising
drug humor
radio dj
liquor store
airliner
car salesman
conformity
dance contest
auto theft
street racing
high school dance
antihero
slumber party
drag racing
cable
loss of innocence
authority
popsicle
yearbook
telephone box
hoodlum
school locker
teenage rebellion
d.j.
yellow panties
hot rod
shaving cream
teen love
party dress
rebellious youth
ambiguous title
wrong side of the tracks
wild party
shy girl
twist the dance
listening to the radio
teen rebel
reference to the lone ranger
sputnik
greaser
high school sweetheart
record collection
drive in restaurant
reference to the beach boys
high school love
shot in sequence
reference to buddy holly
high school yearbook
exposed underwear
multi protagonist
roadster
dandruff
thunderbird
black and white television
1955 chevrolet
liquor store hold up
reference to dick clark
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Rumble Fish (1983) is one of the best movies like Stranger Things (2016)

Rumble Fish (1983)

Rusty James is the leader of a small, dying gang in an industrial town. He lives in the shadow of the memory of his absent, older brother -- The Motorcycle Boy. His mother has left, his father drinks, school has no meaning for him and his relationships are shallow. He is drawn into one more gang fig…ht and the events that follow begin to change his life. (Read More)

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growing up
watching television
dead body
high school student
retro
change
nerd
gang
photograph
two word title
fight
female nudity
based on novel
blood
male nudity
…
violence
female frontal nudity
male rear nudity
dog
bare chested male
cigarette smoking
title spoken by character
party
knife
panties
beating
dream
mirror
punched in the face
cat
animal in title
voyeur
classroom
orgy
f word
flashlight
stabbing
bridge
cocaine
diner
fish
anti hero
bird
gunshot
drug addict
stabbed in the back
attack
fantasy sequence
death of brother
tragic event
gift
death of son
character says i love you
obscene finger gesture
graffiti
heroin
hate
machismo
teen angst
breaking and entering
wound
drug
cage
friendship between men
group of friends
loss of friend
drug abuse
magazine
kicked in the stomach
buttocks
visit
teenage protagonist
carnival
interracial friendship
biker
thug
stupidity
switchblade
nickname
breakup
blood on face
underage drinking
burglary
loss of son
convenience store
junkie
billiards
slacker
homoeroticism
existentialism
juvenile delinquent
tank top
loss of brother
melancholy
male objectification
barking dog
break in
fighter
high school teacher
street gang
spiral staircase
snorting cocaine
drunken man
male friendship
motorbike
broken window
loser
fish tank
gang violence
blood stain
school principal
street fight
breaking a window
bleeding
respect
mugging
disillusionment
idol
murder by gunshot
dance scene
heat
seductive behavior
undressing someone
traumatic experience
masculinity
hopelessness
wet clothes
death by gunshot
headmaster
feet on table
philosopher
juvenile delinquency
pool hall
absent mother
fair
man with no name
seductive woman
drinking from a bottle
bird cage
selfish woman
funfair
passive aggressive behavior
passive aggressive woman
role model
erotic dream
female objectification
barefoot woman
video arcade
delinquent
breaking a car window
black & white to color
fantasizing
dope
gang warfare
pet shop
flying man
21 year old
vulgar language
out of body experience
estranged wife
breaking in
drinking problem
pet store
reference to robin hood
shop owner
murder by shooting
change in lifestyle
caged bird
expelled from school
brat pack
estranged mother
wrong side of the tracks
death of family member
heavy smoker
violent behavior
last wish
boyfriend girlfriend conflict
riding a motorbike
life lesson
truancy
riding a motorcycle
violent man
bare feet on table
climbing a wall
greaser
tulsa oklahoma
weeping woman
man wearing underwear
weeping man
barefoot man
existential crisis
anger issues
color element in black and white film
malingerer
truant
taking notes
broken car window
eye contact
pocket mirror
absent wife
jealous ex boyfriend
lost cause
reference to the pied piper
aggressiveness
homoerotic friendship
clinical death
female voyeur
nerdy boy
school truancy
selfish mother
weeping girl
climbing down a wall
disinfecting a wound
hydrant
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Paranoid Park (2007)

Paranoid Park (2007)

The teenager and skateboarder Alex is interviewed by Detective Richard Lu that is investigating the death of a security guard in the rail yards severed by a train who was apparently hit by a skate board. While dealing with the separation process of his parents and the sexual heat of his virgin girlf…riend Jennifer, Alex writes his last experiences in Paranoid Park with his new acquaintances and how the guard was killed, trying to relieve his feeling of guilty from his conscience. (Read More)

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The Outsiders (1983)

The Outsiders (1983)

The movie details a town split between the wealthy South Zone gang called 'The Socials' and the poor North Zone gang called 'The Greasers'. Dallas Winston, Ponyboy Curtis and Johnny Cade from 'The Greasers' befriend the rich Cherry Valance and Marcia at a drive-in. Later that night, a group of 'The …Socs' chase and beat up Johnny and attempt to drown Ponyboy in a fountain. However, Johnny stabs one Soc and kills him, saving Ponyboy. The desperate boys seek Dallas who finds a hideout for them in a nearby town. One week later, Johnny and Ponyboy decide to return to their hometown, with Dallas, to claim the murder as self-defense. But on their way back, they see the church on fire and Ponyboy and Johnny help the children trapped in the church and become heroes. However Johnny is badly wounded and confined to the hospital. Meanwhile The Socs and The Greasers prepare to fight. (Read More)

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watching television
heroes
return
kick
playground
danger
stabbed to death
gang
telephone
running
chase
flashback
fight
based on novel
blood
…
violence
bare chested male
gun
cigarette smoking
knife
panties
telephone call
fire
voice over narration
crying
beating
dream
shot to death
underwear
shot in the chest
face slap
rescue
punched in the face
drink
letter
shooting
book
vomiting
showdown
held at gunpoint
beer
tears
revolver
fighting
criminal
foot chase
orphan
flashlight
ambulance
stabbing
death of friend
house
white panties
argument
fugitive
rabbit
domestic violence
scar
convertible
threat
sadness
class differences
runaway
machismo
poem
teen angst
poker
street
heavy rain
friendship between men
group of friends
loss of friend
male bonding
watching a movie
home
compassion
hitchhiking
homicide
male underwear
switchblade
trapped
underage drinking
italian american
kicking
discussion
title appears in writing
card playing
dead boy
living room
briefs
juvenile delinquent
laughing
bonfire
owl
playing cards
t shirt
mud
leather jacket
joy
heroism
sunset
store
final showdown
notebook
paralysis
gang war
street gang
spit in the face
novel
car driving
armed robbery
bitterness
comic relief
outsider
gang violence
hospital room
hospital bed
newspaper article
unconsciousness
conversation
reading a book
underage smoking
white briefs
shirt
run
idol
man wearing glasses
motorcycle cop
anguish
arm wrestling
cold
intimacy
medical doctor
hopelessness
dreaming
juvenile delinquency
raccoon
solidarity
smiling
city park
punching
reading a letter
drive in
rainy night
blue jeans
hostility
soda
delinquent
gang warfare
cult movie cast
building on fire
wandering
hoodlum
uncertainty
male chauvinism
rebelliousness
wet jeans
abandoned church
reference to paul newman
attempted drowning
brat pack
burn injury
siren the alarm
greaser
teenage gang
troubled teenage boy
tulsa oklahoma
man in shower
social consciousness
cartoon on television
drive in theatre
rumble
holding someone's head underwater
movie screen
rebellious teenager
reference to hank williams
hiding out
fellowship
denim
reference to robert frost
scrap
broken teeth
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Bridge To Terabithia (2007)

Bridge To Terabithia (2007)

Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and she's a city girl, he's a country boy, the two become fast friends. Toget…her, they create Terabithia, a land of monsters, trolls, ogres, and giants and rule as king and queen. This friendship helps Jess deal with the tragedy that makes him realize what Leslie taught him. (Read More)

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Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) is one of the best movies like Stranger Things (2016)

Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998)

On Halloween in 1963, Michael Myers murdered his sister, Judith. In 1978, he broke out to kill his other sister, Laurie Strode. He killed all of her friends, but she escaped. A few years later, she faked her death so he couldn't find her. But now, in 1998, Michael has returned and found all the pape…rs he needs to find her. He tracks her down to a private school where she has gone under a new name with her son, John. And now, Laurie must do what she should have done a long time ago and finally decided to hunt down the evil one last time. (Read More)

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dead body
sitting
son
sister
reunion
stabbed to death
telephone
chase
number in title
blood
violence
sequel
knife
pistol
car accident
…
falling from height
mask
birthday
neighbor
hallucination
subjective camera
decapitation
good versus evil
halloween
flashlight
wine
candle
california
axe
ambulance
stabbing
death of friend
throat slitting
toilet
stabbed in the chest
weapon
severed head
attempted murder
stalker
stabbed in the back
prologue
key
uniform
character's point of view camera shot
mistaken identity
evil man
actor shares first name with character
stalking
flower
splatter
maniac
breaking and entering
heroine
survivor
lifting someone into the air
rage
loss of friend
hiding
psycho
victim
faked death
masked man
rampage
trapped
underage drinking
delusion
stabbed in the leg
boarding school
knife throwing
body count
axe murder
characters killed one by one
divorcee
secret identity
pumpkin
masked killer
newspaper clipping
hockey
psycho killer
reflection
stolen car
serial murder
psychopathic killer
anniversary
bad guy
beheading
car trouble
madman
mysterious man
fire extinguisher
returning character killed off
hiding in a closet
gate
homicidal maniac
slashing
body bag
graphic violence
stabbed in the face
hiding place
masked villain
knife murder
bloody violence
butcher knife
female victim
sadistic psychopath
murder spree
villain not really dead cliche
seventh part
psycho terror
michael myers
dead teenager
door bell
lifting an adult into the air
sadistic
boogeyman
lifting a male into the air
jumpsuit
sequel with unusual number
axe in the chest
cult favorite
head chopped off
garbage disposal
serial teen killer
trailer narrated by don lafontaine
white mask
home intruder
evil uncle
school counselor
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Juno (2007)

Juno (2007)

A tale told over four seasons, starting in autumn when Juno, a 16-year-old high-school junior in Minnesota, discovers she's pregnant after one event in a chair with her best friend, Bleeker. In the waiting room of an abortion clinic, the quirky and whip-sharp Juno decides to give birth and to place …the child with an adoptive couple. She finds one in the PennySaver personals, contacts them, tells her dad and step-mother, and carries on with school. The chosen parents, upscale yuppies (one of whom is cool and laid back, the other meticulous and uptight), meet Juno, sign papers, and the year unfolds. Will Juno's plan work, can she improvise, and what about Bleeker? (Read More)

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shopping mall
high school student
seasons
waiting
newspaper
telephone
running
flashback
sex
f rated
character name in title
one word title
dog
kiss
dancing
…
title spoken by character
singing
panties
telephone call
voice over narration
crying
song
underwear
urination
slow motion scene
computer
condom
vomiting
tears
bathroom
classroom
guitar
band
montage
toilet
scantily clad female
prologue
protest
suburb
pay phone
childbirth
basement
flower
class
obscene finger gesture
teenage sex
strong female character
teen angst
loss of virginity
listening to music
comic book
guitarist
demonstration
composer
strong female lead
virginity
commercial
attorney
convenience store
title appears in writing
banana
note
bench
marital problem
wilhelm scream
poster
video tape
teenage pregnancy
forename as title
bicycling
pregnancy test
ponytail
clinic
16 year old
receptionist
autumn
cd
mailbox
pipe
guitar player
prom
cactus
newborn baby
sewing machine
allergy
bechdel test passed
film starts with sex
unwanted pregnancy
watching a video
animated credits
minnesota
clerk
furniture
dressing
keyboard
runner
panties hit the floor
cheerleader uniform
duet
unwed pregnancy
paper
drugstore
track and field
ultrasound
truth or dare
microwave
orange juice
high school athlete
woman in labor
unwed mother
effeminacy
reference to woody allen
suicide contemplation
school locker
teenage mother
abortion clinic
folk song
high school prom
convenience store clerk
reference to kurt cobain
school cafeteria
fingernails
considering abortion
positive pregnancy test
spring the season
reference to diana ross
deodorant
four seasons
woman holding a baby
discovering one is pregnant
reference to iggy pop
track meet
moving furniture
lounge chair
nail salon
pregnant schoolgirl
folk singing
needlepoint
tic tacs
infant in cast credits
anti abortion demonstration
reference to the carpenters
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Never Been Kissed (1999)

Never Been Kissed (1999)

Chicago Sun Times copy editor Josie Gellar (25), who was desperate to graduate from perfectionist copy editor to reporter, gets her chance when the goody owner orders the editor to cover the high-school scene by undercover. Josie, who was a frustrated, ridiculed nerd, gets a popular make-over from h…er drop-out, naturally funny brother Rob Geller. Both siblings find love and joys of youth again. But in Josie's case, it's sensitive bachelor teacher Sam Coulson, who enjoys sophisticated conversation. As the publication deadline approaches, the price of blowing their cover seems ever more daunting, yet inevitable unless she sacrifices her career. (Read More)

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Scream (1996)

Scream (1996)

1 year after her mother's death, Sydney Prescott (Neve Campbell), and her friends started experiencing some strange phone calls. They later learned the calls were coming from a crazed serial killer, in a white faced mask and a large black robe, looking for revenge. His phone calls usually consist of… many questions, the main one being: Whats your favorite scary movie? Along with many scary movie trivia, ending with bloody pieces of innocent lives scattered around the small town of Woodsboro. (Read More)

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high school student
questions
sitting
homage
danger
stabbed to death
telephone
television
chase
f rated
blood
violence
one word title
bare chested male
cigarette smoking
…
title spoken by character
party
knife
surprise ending
pistol
fire
cell phone
corpse
shot to death
blood splatter
car accident
shot in the chest
blonde
face slap
shot in the head
rescue
slow motion scene
punched in the face
watching tv
computer
cat
arrest
falling from height
mask
showdown
held at gunpoint
beer
car crash
interrogation
handcuffs
f word
subjective camera
survival
foot chase
flashlight
bound and gagged
california
disguise
ambulance
death of friend
throat slitting
stabbed in the chest
weapon
tied to a chair
brunette
false accusation
no opening credits
disarming someone
van
news report
shot in the forehead
stalker
virgin
stabbed in the back
suburb
widower
electrocution
first of series
character's point of view camera shot
product placement
scream
hanging
prank
shot in the shoulder
american flag
stalking
cheerleader
premarital sex
suspicion
first part
threatened with a knife
cult director
garage
single parent
strong female character
eavesdropping
rope
answering machine
falling down stairs
teen angst
revelation
nipples visible through clothing
loss of virginity
heroine
lifting someone into the air
group of friends
kicked in the stomach
videotape
gossip
covered in blood
faked death
strong female lead
crushed to death
social commentary
homicide
masked man
presumed dead
duct tape over mouth
crime scene
damsel in distress
cameo
haunted by the past
stealing a car
underage drinking
power outage
evacuation
plot twist
escape attempt
frame up
stabbed in the leg
fat man
jumping through a window
disembowelment
blood on shirt
convict
lens flare
female reporter
characters killed one by one
masked killer
framed for murder
media coverage
news reporter
intestines
anniversary
yelling
director cameo
hiding in a closet
high school teacher
video store
discovery
popcorn
climbing through a window
whodunit
cameraman
deputy
crushed head
jock
death of boyfriend
repeated line
tragic past
tabloid
psychological torture
wrongful imprisonment
television reporter
famous line
villain not really dead cliche
wrongful arrest
breaking a bottle over someone's head
woman in danger
question
red herring
water fountain
falling off a roof
dutch angle
rookie cop
mystery killer
generation x
cut arm
curfew
loss of girlfriend
accomplice
high school principal
abandoned car
dead teenager
homoerotic
teen violence
fake blood
murderer duo
video store clerk
threatening telephone call
hanged body
end credits roll call
knife in back
reflection in eye
motive
hit with a door
phone terror
hiding in a bathroom
telephone terror
trailer narrated by don lafontaine
metafiction
reference to richard gere
voice changer
reference to freddy krueger
watching horror movie on tv
intestine
reference to meg ryan
beer bong
based on painting
film geek
reference to anthony perkins
reference to ricki lake
watching a horror movie
reference to jamie lee curtis
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Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988) is one of the best movies like Stranger Things (2016)

Killer Klowns From Outer Space (1988)

When a small town is invaded by aliens from outer space who are capturing and killing the townspeople, no one takes them seriously. Why? The aliens all look like circus clowns, use weapons that look clown like, and all have painted on smiles. Only a few of the young people in the town realize the da…nger and of course no one believes them. Armed with an ice cream truck they try and rescue their friends. (Read More)

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The Blob (1988)

The Blob (1988)

Meg Penny is a cheerleader out on her first date with one of the football players, Paul Taylor. It doesn't go very well. Before they get where they're going, an old vagrant runs out in front of Paul's car, screaming in terror. The old man is closely followed by Brian Flagg, the local teen rebel, com…plete with long hair, black leather jacket, motorcycle and tough-guy attitude. Paul blames Brian for chasing the old man, but after the threesome takes him to the doctor's office, it becomes clear the vagrant had more to worry about than some young tough. He was screaming because of the acid-like substance on his hand - a substance that spreads over his body and eventually consumes him. Soon, the growing red blob, which sprouts tentacles to attack its victims, becomes a menace to the small town of Arbeville, Colorado. The military soon arrives in Hazmat suits, led by the wide-eyed Dr. Christopher Meddows. They're from the government, they say, and they want to help; but Brian's distrust for authority figures proves justified when he learns of their true motives. (Read More)

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high school student
growing
young
government conspiracy
walkie talkie
electronic music score
cold war
danger
creature
chase
blood
violence
dog
gun
cigarette smoking
…
explosion
surprise ending
pistol
fire
corpse
blood splatter
machine gun
car accident
remake
rescue
slow motion scene
cat
condom
arrest
held at gunpoint
bomb
cafe
handcuffs
revolver
scientist
decapitation
survival
orphan
flashlight
ambush
axe
ambulance
death of friend
bridge
football
diner
map
exploding car
false accusation
severed head
anti hero
disarming someone
child in peril
hit by a car
police officer killed
van
necklace
transformation
screaming
person on fire
race against time
tent
death of child
tough girl
scar
cheerleader
film within a film
exploding body
date
rat
severed arm
dismemberment
garage
disaster
eavesdropping
hand grenade
burned alive
revelation
looking at oneself in a mirror
virus
cook
american football
movie theater
phone booth
rebel
rocket launcher
mexican standoff
colonel
preacher
crushed to death
social commentary
biker
eaten alive
female warrior
mechanic
rampage
reverse footage
explosive
bravery
u.s. army
chaos
evacuation
infection
one day
disfigurement
raised middle finger
loner
stadium
mutation
juvenile delinquent
flamethrower
burned to death
torso cut in half
leather jacket
satellite
bazooka
blood on camera lens
alley
fire extinguisher
hit in the face
teenage love
urban legend
first date
armored car
telephone booth
popcorn
pharmacy
cornfield
crystal
crash landing
deputy
exploding truck
tentacle
reverend
jock
fight the system
experiment gone wrong
meteor
quarantine
wet t shirt
parasite
facial scar
crowbar
distrust
female bartender
improvised weapon
burn victim
cut hand
climbing out a window
science runs amok
walkman
date rape
teenage hero
outbreak
hook
earth viewed from space
blond boy
pharmacist
drugstore
football game
decomposing body
sleeping pill
freezer
biological weapon
high school football
motorcycle stunt
jumping from a car
hazmat suit
motorcycle crash
projectionist
yo yo
sink
mass death
biohazard
jar
part stop motion
freeze to death
biological warfare
geiger counter
blob
manhole
town hall
disbelief
liquid nitrogen
teen rebel
drain
military secret
plunger
child eaten
face burn
usher
boy eaten
group of children
specimen
reference to hansel and gretel
copped feel
gelatin
bad boy
germ warfare
organism
car off bridge
jello
quad bike
crash site
evil preacher
toilet plunger
teen hero
teen couple eaten
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