Movies like Bruiser

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Bruiser (2000)
 5.3
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Bruiser (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Bruiser is the story of a man who has always tried to fit in. He keeps his mouth shut, follows the rules, and does what he's supposed to do. But one morning, he wakes up to find his face is gone. All the years of acquiescence have cost him the one thing he can't replace: his identity. Now he's a blank, outside as well as in, an anonymous, featureless phantom. Bent on exacting revenge, he explodes. He isn't going to follow the rules anymore.
Style: psychological, tense, gloomy, serious, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: murder, investigation, infidelity, laser, death, suicide, maid, revenge, affair, mask, zombie, crimes, fashion, vengeance, betrayal, haunted by the past, dishonesty, deadly, rivalry, anti heroes, hidden identity, down on your luck, dog, swindle, justice ...
Time: 90s

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Most similar movies to Bruiser

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychological films with plots about murder, deadly, crimes, danger, vengeance, mystery and supernatural mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Bruiser: The Dark Half (1993), Pit and the Pendulum (1961), Dead & Rotting (2002), The Ring (2002), Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.0
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The Dark Half (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Thad Beaumont is the author of a highly successful series of violent pulp thrillers written under the pseudonym of ‘George Stark’, but when he decides to ‘kill-off’ his alter-ego in a mock ceremony, it precipitates a string of sadistic ...
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, alter ego, book, blackmail, supernatural, lookalikes, deadly, supernatural ability, investigation, brain tumor, husband wife relationship, ghost ...
Time: 90s
Place: maine, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Plot: gothic horror, insanity, castle, spanish inquisition, buried alive, investigation, vengeance, crimes, religions or cults, deadly, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 15th century, middle ages, 16th century, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.1
 532
Dead & Rotting (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three prankster buddies release the wrath of an aged witch, Abigail, when they unwittingly become accomplices to the murder of her son. Scheming in anger, the witch seduces the three friends and then uses the men's own ill-born spawn to destroy ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, offbeat, serious, mind bending
Plot: zombie, murder, deadly, danger, youth, crimes, curses spells and rituals, supernatural ability, mystery, rivalry, prank, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.1
 301K
The Ring (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: It sounded like just another urban legend: A videotape filled with nightmarish images, leading to a phone call foretelling the viewer's death in exactly seven days. As a newspaper reporter, Rachel Keller was naturally skeptical of the story, ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, journalist, race against time, life is a bitch, telephone, urban legend, female protagonist, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When college professor Peter Proud begins to experience flashbacks from a previous incarnation, he is mysteriously drawn to a place he has never been before but which is troublingly familiar. As if drawn to her by cosmic force, he soon finds himself ...
Style: serious, mind bending, scary, suspenseful, sexual
Plot: reincarnation, college, ghost, murder, rape, occult, search, water, supernatural, investigation, uncontrollable, mentally unstable ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.
Style: disturbing, serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, family in danger, haunted by the past, gory, mental institution, supernatural, danger, deadly, small town life ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
One Missed Call (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: People mysteriously start receiving voicemail messages from their future selves, in the form of the sound of them reacting to their own violent deaths, along with the exact date and time of their future death, listed on the message log. The plot ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, macabre, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, death, ghost, hospital, spirit, supernatural, mystery, urban legend, vengeance, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, missing child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.0
 1K
Witchboard 2 (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A beautiful young woman starts receiving messages through a ouija board, claiming to be from the former occupant of her apartment. The former tenant claims she's been murdered, but there's no record of a murder or even her death.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending
Plot: supernatural, murder, danger, supernatural ability, mystery, curses spells and rituals, crimes, riddles and clues, deadly, gore, possession, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 6.4
 50K
Session 9 (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tensions rise within an asbestos cleaning crew as they work in an abandoned mental hospital with a horrific past that seems to be coming back.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mental institution, psychology, supernatural, haunted by the past, mind game, mentally unstable, rivalry, murder, transformation, insanity, obsession, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Night Flier (1997)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two investigative reporters for a tabloid magazine track down across country "The Night Flier", a serial killer who travels by private plane stalking victims in rural airports. One of the reporters, Richard Dees, begins to suspect that ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: vampire, murder, journalism, serial killer, investigation, airport, reporter, airplane, undead, supernatural, zombie, mystery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 3K
Curtains (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: murder, stalking, violence, psychopath, slasher, maniac, serial killer, mask, crimes, down on your luck, deadly, mental institution ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
While My Pretty One Sleeps (1997)
Genre: Mystery
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When the fashion world meets the underworld, it's murder.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, mind bending, suspenseful
Plot: fashion, murder, crime, gangsters, investigation, journalism, media, dishonesty, deadly, criminal heroes, mystery, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Ju-on: The Curse (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A teacher visits the house of one of his students after the boy goes missing, only to have a horrifying excuse for his absence from school.
Style: atmospheric, tense, scary, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, grudge, curse, fear, stalker, supernatural, gory, afterlife, danger, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 101K
Gothika (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France, Canada, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After a car crash, a criminal psychologist (Halle Berry) comes to, only to find that she's a patient in the same mental institution that currently employs her. It seems she's been accused of murdering her husband -- but she has no memory ...
Style: psychological, scary, gothic, psycho film, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, mental illness, serial killer, protagonist as suspect, mind game, mystery, psychiatrist, crazy, insanity, supernatural ability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Carnival of Souls (1998)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Alex Grant is a troubled young woman, 20 years ago, she witnessed her mother get murdered by a carnival clown. She has nightmares of the clown - Louis Seagram. First a kind man then turned bad and also tried to rape Alex's mother. Alex fears ...
Style: psychological, tense, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: carnival, evil clown, vengeance, murder, witnessing a crime, haunted by the past, deadly, slasher, circus, woman in danger, danger, childhood trauma ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Wizard of Gore (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the darkly phantasmagorical world of the carnival magician and sideshow hypnotist, the gruesome "illusions" of Montag the Magnificent are unique in that they seem to become retroactive reality long after the the tricks are done. Is it ...
Style: serious, psychological, scary, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, hypnosis, police investigation, supernatural, serial killer, gory, deadly, obsession, mind game, woman in danger, danger, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.5
 11K
My Little Eye (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, France, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Five young people apply to live in an isolated house together for six months whilst their every move is filmed by numerous cameras.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, isolation, vengeance, mind game, rivalry, danger, mystery, crimes, serial killer, deadly, slasher, voyeurism ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Dead & Buried (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a series of gory murders commited by mobs of townspeople against visiting tourists, the corpses appear to be coming back to life and living normally as locals in the small town.
Style: suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: murder, small town, zombie, supernatural, mortician, corpse, sheriff, small town life, couples, reincarnation, riddles and clues, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: seaport
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 5.9
 6K
Trauma (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An anorexic young woman escapes from a psychiatric clinic and meets a young man who wants to help. She is caught and returned to her parents, who are soon beheaded by a garrotting stranger making the rounds about town, apparently striking only when ...
Style: serious, psychological, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, kidnapping, journalism, gory, haunted by the past, amateur detective, deadly, teenage life, woman in danger, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Voices from Beyond (1991)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Giorgia Mainardi, a brutal and egoistic person, died. Noone is really interested in his death, but during his autopsy they find out he was murdered. As a voice from dead, he and his daugther try to find the murder of him... but they have to hurry, ...
Style: realistic, scary, suspenseful, mind bending, serious
Plot: zombie, ghost, vengeance, deadly, gory, investigation, crimes, uncover truth, couple relations, mystery, parents and children, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Buried Alive II (1997)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman inherits a fortune, causing her husband and his lover to plot her demise by poisoning her. The only trouble is it only places her in a deep coma that resembles death. When an accident occurs in the embalmer's office he doesn't ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful
Plot: dishonesty, rivalry, crimes, love and romance, crime, infidelity, love triangle, vengeance, couples, deadly, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 5K
Asylum (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young psychiatrist applies for a job at a mental asylum, and must pass a test by interviewing four patients. He must figure out which of the patients, is in fact, the doctor that he would be replacing if hired.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, disturbing ...
Plot: objects come to life, murder, supernatural, serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, mind game, danger, haunted by the past, missing person, vengeance, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Antisocial Behaviour (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jakob Kelser is a lonely man living in a run-down house on the edge of a council estate. After enduring weeks of aggrevation and torment from local youths , Jacob, in a last-ditch attempt to once again lead a normal life, plots his revenge on his ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, psychological, disturbing ...
Plot: murder, teenage life, gory, deadly, youth, gang, vengeance, rivalry, crimes, anti heroes, crime, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.4
 87K
The Ring Two (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rachel Keller must prevent evil Samara from taking possession of her son's soul.
Style: scary, suspenseful, macabre, brutal, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: evil child, mental institution, nightmare, supernatural, ghost, deadly, investigation, family problems, small town, nun, murder, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A girl called Hannah goes back to her hometown (Gatlin) to find out who her mother but on the way she picks up a strange man who fore-shadows her life with a passage from the bible. When she gets there she wakes up Isaac from a coma he has been in ...
Style: serious, scary, tense, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: murder, machete, coma, suicide, leadership, deadly, family relations, disorder, adoption, danger, crimes, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Beast Must Die (1974)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wealthy big game hunter Tom Newcliffe has tracked and killed practically every type of animal in the world. But one creature still evades him, the biggest game of all - a werewolf.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, british horror
Audience: boys' night
Plot: werewolf, monster, wolfman, obsession, mansion, guest, supernatural, mind game, murder, investigation, uncover truth, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
All-American Murder (1991)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Artie Logan is the new guy on Campus. Suddenly, he meets Tally Fuller: the most popular and beautiful girl at Fairfield college and she finally agrees to go on a date with him. But that night she is brutally killed by a blowtorch-wielding maniac and ...
Style: clever, serious, realistic, talky, witty ...
Plot: murder, college, slasher, race against time, investigation, serial killer, crimes, mystery, protagonist as suspect, law enforcement, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Art of Dying (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Spain a young artist has gone missing, and a hardened detective takes on the case. Six friends become the focus of the investigation, being pressured for their knowledge of the artist's whereabouts. They all deny involvement, and soon they ...
Style: psychological, bleak, semi serious, rough, realistic ...
Plot: crimes, mystery, friendship, rivalry, amateur detective, slasher, family business, estrangement, crime, missing person, murder, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.0
 929
Lovers Lane (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man who killed 13 years before goes out on the loose to kill his victims' children.
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, serious, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, psychopath, serial killer, small town, murder, dead teenager, deadly, gory, teenage life, danger, youth, hook for hand ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.2
 876
Milo (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Four young grade-school girls witness the murder of one of their classmates during what they thought was just an innocent game. The killer is a strange young boy named Milo Jeeder. Sixteen years later, the four survivors of the event re-unite under ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, crimes, serial killer, supernatural, survival, child killer, deadly, gory, danger, woman in danger, escapades ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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