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Brutal
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a small town, a serial killer mutilates the bodies of his victims and leaves a flower on the corpses. The sheriff and his wife/deputy investigate the murders while trying to keep from alarming the citizens. They team up with an autistic hound dog trainer to try to track the killer.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary
Plot: gory, small town, serial killer, psychopath, crimes, crime, deadly, mystery, gays and lesbians, mentally challenged, prodigy, slasher, social misfits, love affair, riddles and clues, small town life, politics, danger, law enforcement, rivalry, lesbian kiss, homosexual
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Jesse Stone: Stone Cold
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
87 min.
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Tell Me Something
Thriller, Horror, Crime, Mystery
South Korea
118 min.
 6.6
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Most similar movies to Brutal

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and rough films with plots about crimes, deadly, murder, serial killer, danger, psychopath and mystery mostly in Thriller, Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like Brutal: Cyrus (2010), The Barber (2002), Terror on Tour (1980), American Crime (2004), Try to Remember (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Cyrus
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Barber
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the small town of Revelstoke, Alaska, local barber Dexter is surprised to learn that the body of Lucy Waters has been discovered. Having killed this woman, days ago, he hoped her body wouldn't be found until spring. Through the eyes of a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, psychological
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Time: contemporary
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Terror on Tour
Genre: Crime, Horror, Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rock band called "The Clowns" comes under suspicion of murder when several prostitutes are killed by individuals made up like members of the band.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary
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American Crime
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young smalltown reporter, Jessie St. Claire, begins investigating a killer stalking his victims making video tapes. This might just be the career opportunity, which she has hoped for. When she herself becomes a target and suddenly disappears, the ...
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Time: contemporary
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Try to Remember
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Fifteen years after a murderer is convicted he is released and all the witnesses against him begin to be murdered.
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iMurders
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Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A mysterious love triangle leads to a tragic shooting. Months later, eight members of a MySpace-esque chat room are being gruesomely murdered in the privacy of their own homes.
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The Victim
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Plot: amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, serial killer, crime, witnessing a crime, mystery, mind game, murder, police investigation, false accusation, who done it, psychopath ...
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The Zodiac
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An elusive serial killer known as the Zodiac terrorizes the San Francisco Bay in the late 1960s, while detectives aim to stop him before he claims more victims. Based on a true story.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, gory, investigation, mind game, murder, mystery, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: california, usa, san francisco
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    User:   60%
 
The Cohasset Snuff Film
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In 2009, the small town of Cohasset, Massachusetts was rocked with tragedy. A 17-year-old high school senior named Collin Mason murdered three classmates. All the murders were videotaped and uploaded to the Internet via bit torrent sites and for ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: high school, serial killer, small town, gory, computers and web, crime, crimes, deadly, murder, investigation, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: massachusetts
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    User:   66%
 
Tell Me Something
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Crime, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In Seoul, parts not matching of severed copses of three men are found in cars and bags left in public spaces...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 90s
Place: korea
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System:   61%
    User:   62%
 
Room of Death
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While on a joyride with the headlights turned off, two men hit and kill another man carrying a satchel full of money. The two men decide to take the money and throw the body into a pond and bury the money in a coal hill. The next morning the police ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, rough
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   58%
    User:   52%
 
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Nightstalker
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A stylish horror film based on the life of Richard Ramirez, aka the Nightstalker, who terrorized people in Los Angeles during the 1980s.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: heavy metal, murderous pair, crime, serial killer, slasher, police station, mind game, dangerous attraction, murder, who done it, psychopath, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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    User:   60%
 
Shallow Ground
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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Duration: 97 min.
Story: A naked teenage boy covered in blood appears at a remote sheriff's station one year after the brutal unsolved murder of a local girl. Now Sheriff Jack Shepherd, guilt ridden over the girl's murder, must confront his own demons as he ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Plot: small town, serial killer, gory, investigation, mystery, vengeance, murder, psychopath, crimes, deadly, riddles and clues, small town life ...
Time: contemporary
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    User:   66%
 
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Our Town
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Kyung-ju is a struggling novelist who writes violent and gory murder mysteries. When a fierce argument with his landlady ends in her death, he stages the killing so that it looks like the act of the serial killer that has been terrorizing his ...
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Flashback
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Story: A young woman is released from an asylum where she has been since witnessing the murder of her parents, but violence continues to haunt her.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, scary
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Polycarp
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
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Story: Patients of sexy psychiatrist Dr. Jill Kessey and eccentric attorney Alexander Hathaway are being murdered in bloody, satanic rituals. Law enforcement investigations reveal that sex and mutilation are the signatures of a serial killer, who likes to ...
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Blood Ties
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of students solve the mystery of a 20 year old murder. Now they fight to stay alive while being hunted one by one.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: college, serial killer, school, crime, slasher, mystery, college life, university, student life, crimes, danger, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan
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H6: Diary of a Serial Killer
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: H6 tells the story of Antonio Frau, a serial killer set free after serving 25 years in jail for the violent murder of his girlfriend. After inheriting and old motel from a relative he never knew, he sees this as a signal and takes to his holy task ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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Babysitter Wanted
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When she takes a job babysitting a young boy (Kai Caster) for a night at his family's remote farmhouse, sweet college co-ed Angie Albright (Sarah Thompson) becomes the target of a scar-covered creep making mysterious phone calls and prowling ...
Style: serious, scary, realistic, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Gun Town
Genre: Action, Horror, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A group of friends go on a road trip soon after their high school graduation and get lost in the middle of nowhere. They stumble upon an abandoned Wild West tourist attraction that was abandoned when the former owner went crazy and killed several ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Hellraiser: Inferno
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, psychological, rough ...
Plot: good versus evil, police investigation, gory, murder, chase, nightmare, crime, mind game, mystery, race against time, psychopath, chases and races ...
Time: 90s
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Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
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Sanctimony
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Headspace
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man (Christopher Denham) must use his newfound intellect to stop a brutal series of murders.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, slasher, mystery, supernatural ability, investigation, mind game, obsession, murder, who done it, woman in danger, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
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Scar
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Joan Burrows returns to her hometown for her niece's graduation, only to be confronted by the serial killer she thought she offed years ago -- after he kidnapped and tormented her and her best friend.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, serial killer, slasher, small town, woman in danger, crimes, deadly, violence spree, haunted by the past, homecoming, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colorado, usa
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System:   46%
    User:   54%
 
Rise of the Dead
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the sleepy small town of Dudley, Ohio, a terrifying future awaits. Laura is almost raped by a normal lawyer who appears to have gone crazy. When her boyfriend, Jack Walther saves her by running him over with her car, the cops don't buy the ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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Curse of the Zodiac
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of his identity has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychological
Plot: amateur detective, gory, serial killer, mind game, crime, murder, mystery, who done it, woman in danger, psychopath, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
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Jack's Back
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young doctor is suspected when a series of Jack the Ripper copycat killings is committed. However, when the doctor himself is murdered, his identical twin brother claims to have seen visions of the true killer.
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The Seamstress
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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Duration: 85 min.
Story: The Seamstress was brought into being by the desperate curse of an innocent woman being tortured to death by a vigilante mob. Voracious for blood, the hideously-mutilated specter hunts a small group of friends who become trapped on the island where ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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