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, disturbing, tense, suspenseful, gloomy, serious
Plot: murder, investigation, revenge, infidelity, maid, hidden identity, haunted by the past, deadly, betrayal, husband wife relationship, laser, justice, death, suicide, affair, mask, masked killer, zombie, crimes, fashion, vengeance, dishonesty, rivalry, anti heroes, down on your luck ...
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 deadly, murder, crimes, danger, investigation, vengeance and mystery mostly in Horror, Mystery and Thriller genres. Some movies like Bruiser: The Dark Half (1993), Pit and the Pendulum (1961), Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972), Final Examination (2003), The Art of Dying (2000). 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, supernatural ability, deadly, lookalikes, 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: spanish inquisition, gothic horror, insanity, castle, investigation, vengeance, buried alive, religions or cults, crimes, danger, dishonesty, haunted by the past ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, middle ages, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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: serious, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, family in danger, gory, mental institution, haunted by the past, slasher, supernatural, who done it, small town life, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Final Examination (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A burned out L.A. detective moves to Hawaii, where he stumbles upon a murder at a college sorority reunion.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, touching, exciting
Plot: serial killer, murder, revenge, investigation, who done it, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, resort, danger, reunion, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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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, rough, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: secret identity, investigation, police detective, mystery, missing person, murder, amateur detective, danger, deadly, crimes, friendship, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 4.1
 548
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, serious, suspense, offbeat ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, mystery, supernatural, youth, danger, buddies, curses spells and rituals, prank, deadly, evil witch, witchcraft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
 2K
Memory (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Dr. Taylor Biggs is haunted by a past that's not his own. A hallucinatory drug gives him the power to see visions of vicious crimes, visions made all that more disturbing when he discovers that the murderous memories may belong to the father he ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting
Plot: who done it, uncover truth, psychopath, gory, investigation, time travel, police detective, haunted by the past, serial killer, murder, mysterious character, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.9
 1K
The Sight (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, hotel, architect, deadly, haunted by the past, supernatural, crimes, supernatural ability, law enforcement, afterlife, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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 6.4
 51K
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: twist ending, atmospheric, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychology, mental institution, supernatural, mind game, haunted by the past, rivalry, mentally unstable, lobotomy, murder, transformation, insanity, obsession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: haunted house, murder, curse, fear, grudge, supernatural, ghost, vengeful ghost, investigation, mystery, missing child, afterlife ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Two Evil Eyes (1990)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to scam her dying husband out of millions by having her ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Plot: zombie, hypnosis, murder, violence, ghost, investigation, hallucination, photographer, cat, gory, supernatural, greed ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: america
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.1
 310K
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, atmospheric, surprise ending, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, supernatural, murder, death, ghost, journalist, race against time, life is a bitch, telephone, urban legend, female protagonist, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 2K
Cello (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cellist is haunted by strange events after a car wreck.
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns ...
Plot: haunted by the past, ghost, family in danger, losing-it hero, mystery, obsession, family problems, vengeance, mentally unstable, supernatural, teachers and students, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 103K
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, psycho film, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, mental illness, supernatural, protagonist as suspect, mind game, mystery, psychiatrist, insanity, mental institution, crazy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new hampshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.5
 6K
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, anthology, disturbing ...
Plot: objects come to life, murder, supernatural, serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, mind game, vengeance, missing person, danger, mystery, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: macabre, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, death, ghost, hospital, spirit, supernatural, mystery, urban legend, haunted by the past, vengeance, missing child, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 80s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological, serious ...
Plot: carnival, evil clown, vengeance, haunted by the past, witnessing a crime, murder, slasher, deadly, circus, danger, childhood trauma, female protagonist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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: sexual, suspenseful, scary, mind bending, serious
Plot: reincarnation, college, murder, ghost, occult, rape, water, search, haunted by the past, supernatural, investigation, mystery ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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One Missed Call 2 (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In Japan, the daycare teacher Kyoko Okudera is convinced by her colleague and friend Madoka to visit her boyfriend Naoto Sakurai in the restaurant where he works instead of studying as planned. When the owner Mr. Wang answers his daughter's ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychological, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ghost, vengeance, mystery, afterlife, investigation, journalism, danger, teenage life, deadly, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, mobile phone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: psychological, clever, suspenseful, tense, stylized ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crime gone awry, betrayal, mystery, crime, police investigation, unlikely criminals, crumbling marriage, crimes, law enforcement, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.4
 89K
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, investigation, deadly, family problems, small town, nun, murder, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, seattle
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 2.4
 893
Death Ride (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An American photographer has an affair with a mysterious woman (Yoshikawa), which leads him into a confrontation with the occult.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, tense ...
Plot: murder, supernatural, rivalry, couples, crimes, deadly, wilderness, vengeance, infidelity, mentally unstable, dishonesty, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 4.8
 1K
Eternal (2004)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Detective Raymond Pope is a detective of questionable morals, searching for his missing wife. His investigation leads him to the wealthy estate of the enigmatic Elizabeth Kane and her young maid Irina. Under Elizabeth's fascinating looks and ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, rough, offbeat ...
Plot: obsession, investigation, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, infidelity, murder, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: canada, rome italy, montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Chasing Sleep (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor wakes up to find his wife has not returned home, then struggles to understand her disappearance.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: missing person, insomnia, police, professor, nightmare, uncover truth, obsession, haunted by the past, murder, deadly, crimes, pill ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.3
 2K
Forever Mine (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A hotel cabana boy falls for the wife of a powerful politico. But when she confesses to the affair, her husband determines to end it forever.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: betrayal, love triangle, haunted by the past, love affair, couple relations, crime, crimes, deadly, unfulfillment, infidelity, hidden identity, lovers reunited ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.2
 603
The Hideout (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, psychological, mind bending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: estate, danger, crimes, mystery, deadly, hopes, haunted house, uncover truth, investigation, haunted by the past, mentally unstable, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, minnesota, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.2
 5K
Phone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Soon after Ji-won gets a new cell phone, her friend's young daughter, Yeong-ju, puts it to her ear and immediately begins screaming in terror. When other strange things start happening in connection with the phone, Ji-Won does some ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, journalism, cell phone, obsession, mystery, haunted by the past, investigation, supernatural, evil spirit, mentally unstable, vengeance, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.1
 354
The Apostate (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Story: A man of the cloth finds his faith challenged both by the death of one of his closest relatives and the aftermath of the crime in this thriller. When a man is murdered under mysterious circumstances, his brother, a Catholic priest (Richard Grieco), ...
Style: bleak, tense, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, priest, investigation, obsession, murder, deadly, law enforcement, hidden identity, amateur detective, clergy, sin, monastery ...
Time: 90s
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
A Killer Upstairs (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman investigates when her teenage son is arrested for his married lover's murder.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, false accusation, investigation, amateur detective, crimes, mystery, law enforcement, dishonesty, legal, deadly, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Kill Baby, Kill (1966)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An 18th century European village is haunted by the ghost of a murderous little girl.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: ghost, village, investigation, uncover truth, mysterious character, vengeance, haunted by the past, supernatural, mystery, danger, curses spells and rituals, village life ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: romania, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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