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The Card Player (2003)
 4.8
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The Card Player (2003)
Original name: Il cartaio
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Policewoman Anna Mari is forced to play a dangerous game with the title serial killer. If she loses, she witnesses the maniac's tortured victims having their throats cut in explicit close-up detail via webcam. She teams up with British cop John Brennan to find out the identity of the murderer.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, rough, disturbing, scary, serious, realistic, suspense, silent film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, serial killer, investigation, mind game, crimes, dangerous attraction, psychopath, murder, police investigation, vengeance, woman in danger, track down, gambling, police, card playing, rivalry, law enforcement, stalking, mystery, who done it, dishonesty, computers and web, psycho, whodunit, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: rome italy, europe

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Most similar movies to The Card Player

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and slasher films with plots about serial killer, murder, psychopath, deadly, crimes, danger and blood mostly in Thriller, Mystery and Horror genres. Some movies like The Card Player: Opera (1987), Salvage (2006), Blood and Black Lace (1964), Deep Red (1975), WΔZ (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, a couple of days before his foreseen return to the United States of America. He decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and help the police in ...
Style: disturbing, tense, psychological, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, psychopath, voyeurism, mind game, mystery killer, police detective, female killer, attempted murder, maniac, mystery ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.9
 17K
Opera (1987)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself.
Style: disturbing, slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, killer, obsession, supernatural, cult, bird, rivalry, crimes, investigation, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 5.3
 3K
Salvage (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Claire Parker is going to die. At the hands of a sadistic and depraved killer, she will endure a terrifying, unimaginable brutal death--and it will all happen again. After being beaten, dragged, sliced, and stabbed, Claire awakens at work--where it ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, mind bending, slasher ...
Plot: time loop, psychopath, death, murder, serial killer, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, woman in danger, vengeance, destiny, rescue, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Blood and Black Lace (1964)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Inspector Sylvester is assigned to investigate the violent murder of a fashion house model Isabella, by a masked assailant. As the investigation proceeds all of the house’s various sins, including corruption, abortions, blackmail and drug ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, investigation, fashion, psychopath, strangulation, killer, blackmail, model, whodunit, murder, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.5
 37K
Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: gothic, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, psychopath, serial killer, mental illness, mind game, manic, crimes, intrigue, mysterious character, haunted by the past, pianist ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, australia, canary islands ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 5.7
 9K
WΔZ (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: There is something horribly wrong with the bodies found in the dark city streets. Some are mutilated while others have the Price equation (wΔz = Cov (w,z) = βwzVz) carved into their flesh. Detective Eddie Argo and his new partner Helen Westcott ...
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: psychopath, investigation, serial killer, police, police investigation, master criminal, chase, introspection, torture, death, murder, psychological trauma ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
Style: psychological, surreal, suspenseful, brutal, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, hallucination, murder, art, policewoman, mental illness, obsession, vengeance, rapist, mind game, memory loss, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, florence
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 6.2
 7K
Sleepless (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An elderly and retired police detective and a young amateur sleuth team up to find a serial killer whom has resumed a killing spree in Turin, Italy after a 17-year hiatus.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, rough, gothic ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder, insomnia, sadism, midget, police investigation, mystery, prostitute, corpse, decapitation, police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe, turin italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of sex murders shock a college campus, and four beautiful young girlfriends head for the safety of an isolated country villa. But as they succumb to their own erotic desires, their weekend of pleasure becomes a vacation to dismember at the ...
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, perversion, stalking, investigation, college, countryside, mystery killer, woman in danger, strong sexual content, masked killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: southern italy, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 7K
Trauma (1993)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
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: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, kidnapping, rain, journalism, amateur detective, teenage life, woman in danger, haunted by the past, seance, murder witness ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.1
 9K
Knight Moves (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A psychologist falls for a world-class chess player suspected of odd murders linked to his game.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, disturbing, scary ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: chess, serial killer, murder, investigation, crimes, police investigation, haunted by the past, psychopath, protagonist as suspect, manipulation, mystery, who done it ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The New York Ripper (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
Style: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, scary, harsh ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, human monster, prostitute, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, violence, mystery, amateur detective, brutality, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Tell Me Something (1999)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, serial killer, murder, police detective, psychopath, police, mind game, crimes, dangerous attraction, reluctant partners, law enforcement, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 7.0
 23K
Shadow (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, chase, writers, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, american abroad, writer's life, mystery, investigation, dark and stormy night ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, new york state, rhode island ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter and a blind retired journalist try to solve a series of murders. The crimes are connected to experiments by a pharmaceutical company in secret research. The two end up becoming targets of the killer.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, mind game, murder, blind man, mental illness, mystery, crimes, chase, amateur detective, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
The Toolbox Murders (1978)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: No one is safe when a killer, wielding the deadly contents of his toolbox, methodically stalks his prey.
Style: slasher, scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, woman in danger, kidnapping, serial killer, teenage life, computers and web, vengeance, obsession, law enforcement, rivalry, mind game ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The French Sex Murders (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The plot involves the murder of a prostitute in a Paris brothel (run by early 60's sex symbol Anita Ekberg). It's blamed on a jealous client, but the lead detective ("Bogey")suspects otherwise. And when the murders continue after ...
Style: sexy, mind bending, scary, slasher, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, prostitute, serial killer, murder, decapitation, couples, clergy, transsexual, rivalry, chase, criminal heroes ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: suspenseful, slasher, scary, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stalking, nanny, obsession, private detective, murder, psychopath, urban legend, serial killer, vengeance, police investigation, mind game, survival ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Watch Me When I Kill (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A pharmacist is murdered, and a woman happens to see the culprit leave the scene. She soon finds herself being stalked by the killer.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, erotic, realistic ...
Plot: murder, mystery killer, psychopath, investigation, woman in danger, on the run, crimes, stalking, mystery, courtroom drama, jury, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1990, as a boy, Giulio was chased through the woods by two women after spying on them practicing witchcraft. Now a young film student in Turin, he watches his neighbors in the flats across from his third floor apartment, especially Sasha when ...
Style: scary, serious, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: murder, crimes, investigation, uncover truth, psychopath, serial killer, supernatural ability, woman in danger, obsession, voyeurism, suicide, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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The Victim (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ting, an actress for murder illustration is hired to simulate a real-life murder case of Min, a former Miss Thailand who was brutally killed.
Style: serious, mind bending, psychological, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural power, murder, ghost, serial killer, supernatural, mind game, police investigation, psychopath, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.8
 2K
Autopsy (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A pathology med student and a priest team up to investigate a wave of suicides blamed on sun spots and discover a number of them to be actual murders.
Style: slasher, scary, mind bending, tense, sexy ...
Plot: murder, investigation, serial killer, supernatural, crimes, rivalry, law enforcement, clergy, mystery, zombie, suffering, child murder ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 6.5
 11K
A Bay of Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, obsession, teenage life, violence, investigation, dark past, characters killed one by one, insanity, fear, inheritance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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The Nature of the Beast (1995)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men, both hiding a deadly secret, are on a murderous rampage through the desert.
Style: psychological, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, murder, desert, police investigation, mind game, mystery, on the run, crimes, dishonesty, chase, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her friends are the ones who are falling prey. Could it be her? She suffers from blackouts ...
Style: slasher, splatter, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, school, college, vengeance, birthday, birthday party, master criminal, crimes, stalking, youth ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Last Horror Movie (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A serial killer uses a horror video rental to lure his next victim. What begins as a teen slasher transforms into a disturbing journey through the mind of Max Parry, a mild mannered wedding photographer with a taste for human flesh.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, dark humor, mind game, vengeance, woman in danger, split personality, violence spree, investigation, murder, found footage ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Seven Blood-Stained Orchids (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A woman, a survivor of a failed murder attempt by a person dubbed "The Half-Moon Killer" by the police, and her husband must find the connecting thread between herself, six other women, and the killer before the killer strikes at her again.
Style: slasher, realistic, atmospheric, serious, tense ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, prostitute, serial killer, police, murder of a prostitute, dead prostitute, woman in danger, amateur detective, law enforcement, police investigation, stalking ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A sadistic serial killer terrorizes a couple driving on a rural highway in Texas while killing numerous people and framing them for his killings.
Style: scary, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, on the road, psychopath, mind game, hitchhiker, survival, law enforcement, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, woman in danger, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Beautiful young model Jennifer Lansbury and her goofy friend Marilyn Ricci move into a swanky high-rise apartment after the previous tenant gets brutally murdered. Pretty soon Jennifer is being stalked by the mysterious killer. Probable suspects ...
Style: rough, twists and turns, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: stalking, murder, psychopath, crimes, investigation, multiple suspects, who done it, woman in danger, mysterious character, serial killer, whodunit, voyeurism ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
No One Can Hear You (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Families are dying and reporter Trish (Kelly McGillis) finds herself reporting on a serial killing spree. After her daughter Lisa's (Kate Elliott) best friends are killed, she fears that her family may be on the killers list. Sheriff Webster ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, investigation, mind game, serial killer, law enforcement, crimes, teenage life, family life, murder, journalism, media, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%