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Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer (2010)
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Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A small independent news crew investigates a series of unexplained disappearances in a small Midwestern county. They find themselves interviewing a man who possesses an all too intimate knowledge of the details of "The County Line Cannibal" - Cyrus. Based on a true story.
Style: psychological, rough, bleak, serious, slasher, scary, tense, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, tv reporter, murder, investigation, psychopath, crimes, mystery, journalism, small town, cannibalism, found footage, cannibal, graphic violence, media, woman in danger, female nudity, torture, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband murders wife, butcher, filicide, son murders mother, matricide, dead woman, dead child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and scary films with plots about deadly, crimes, serial killer, murder, danger, psychopath and law enforcement mostly in Thriller, Horror and Crime genres. Some movies like Cyrus: Mind of a Serial Killer: The Zodiac (2005), Bundy: An American Icon (2009), Curse of the Zodiac (2007), The Cohasset Snuff Film (2012), Brutal (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Zodiac (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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, psychological, bleak, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, police detective, murder, psychopath, crimes, obsession, killing spree, mystery, mind game, family conflict, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, san francisco, usa
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Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: serious, slasher, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, obsession, psychopath, woman in danger, violence spree, human nature, male female relationship, deadly, gory
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
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Curse of the Zodiac (2007)
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: scary, psychological, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, woman in danger, police investigation, law enforcement, curses spells and rituals, psychopath, amateur detective, journalism, mind game, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
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62%
The Cohasset Snuff Film (2012)
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: psychological, rough, suspenseful, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, high school, found footage, murder, small town, small town life, computers and web, investigation, crimes, high school student, violence, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
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Brutal (2007)
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 ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mystery, prodigy, love affair, mentally challenged, law enforcement, gay, small town life, small town, riddles and clues, politics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Toe Tags (2003)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 68 min.
Story: The high rent district of Valley Creek apartments, seems to be a magnet for beautiful people....those who can afford to live there. But the rent has just gone up and it is costing residents their lives.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, bleak, realistic ...
Plot: murder, investigation, law enforcement, serial killer, amateur detective, crimes, race against time, mystery, apartment building, female nudity, sex, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Barber (2002)
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: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, psychopath, small town, investigation, isolation, murder, mystery, social relations, small town sheriff, darkness, empire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alaska, usa
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51%
American Crime (2004)
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 ...
Style: scary, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, crimes, mind game, stalking, uncover truth, investigation, psychopath, who done it, journalism, amateur detective, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
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Flashback (2000)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
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: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, haunted by the past, woman in danger, crimes, education, witnessing a crime, graphic violence, sexual content, teenager, tutor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
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51%
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Kemper (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film based on the true story of Ed Kemper, a serial killer who murdered ten in Santa Cruz, CA during the late sixties and early seventies.
Style: realistic, serious, slasher, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, violence spree, murder, investigation, police detective, law enforcement, woman in danger, stalking, rivalry, police investigation, who done it ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
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50%
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Furnace (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A ghost story taking place at a maximum security prison. A detective (Michael Paré ) is called to investigate a string of unexplained deaths as the prisoners fear for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: ghost, murder, prison, supernatural, confined, crimes, rivalry, investigation, police detective, mystery, violence, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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49%
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, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, investigation, mind game, teenage life, family life, murder, law enforcement, crimes, journalism, home invasion, who done it ...
Time: contemporary
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Alone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experience the fear as you're sucked into the disturbed mind of Alex. Tormented by harrowing voices of the past Alex searches for the one girl who can silence the horror of a tortured soul. As the quest becomes darker and more sinister ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, woman in danger, police detective, mentally unstable, mystery, crimes, psychopath, stalking, law enforcement, graphic violence, sexual content, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Gun Town (2009)
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: slasher, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, serial killer, mentally unstable, confined, crimes, small town, violence spree, disguise, redneck, strong violent content, strangled to death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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48%
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
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 ...
Style: disturbing, serious, slasher, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, violence spree, law enforcement, police investigation, psychopath, mind game, stalking, woman in danger, criminal, who done it ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
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47%
Shallow Ground (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
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: psychological, serious, rough, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: mystery, investigation, vengeance, riddles and clues, law enforcement, crimes, psychopath, murder, small town, teenage life, serial killer, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
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Shiver (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Wendy Alden, a young secretary in Portland lacking in self- confidence becomes victim of a savage killer who has claimed the lives of a number of other women. Somehow Wendy finds the resources of courage to fight back and escape.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, crimes, obsession, murder, police, violence, nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, female nudity, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: portland oregon
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Magic Man (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In order to see magic idol Krell Darius perform his world-famous magic act, a beautiful aspiring young-magician, Tatiana, travels from New York to Las Vegas with her closest friends, BFFs, Elena and Vera. As the layers of illusion unfold, so too do ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic
Plot: serial killer, investigation, haunted by the past, police detective, murder, manipulation, crimes, dishonesty, wizards and magicians, magic, mythical creature, mysticism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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Boston Strangler: The Untold Story (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Boston Strangler: The Untold Story is an intense true-crime thriller about Albert De Salvo, a wise cracking, small time criminal with an unrelenting sex drive, who ultimately falsely confesses to being the strangler that wreaked havoc in Boston ...
Style: serious, scary, psychological, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, prison life, law enforcement, confined, psychopath, prison, woman in danger, manipulation, rivalry, deadly, danger
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, boston
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When the Bough Breaks (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A police detective investigates the apparent serial killing of several children which is linked to an institutionalized, autistic child.
Style: scary, rough, serious, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, missing person, investigation, mentally unstable, witnessing a crime, police investigation, crimes, mystery, police detective, psychopath, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
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Blood Ties (2009)
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: slasher, suspense, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: college, murder, serial killer, crimes, mystery, youth, stalking, struggle for survival, investigation, rivalry, conspiracy, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: michigan, usa
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iMurders (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, mind bending, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, computer, murder, investigation, mystery, computer program, law enforcement, erotica, technology, crimes, computers and web, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Sweet 16 (1983)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A beautiful lonely girl named Melissa tries to make new friends from a town she's currently living in. The only problem is, each of the boys that she spends time with end up brutally murdered. Her sixteenth birthday is on the way, but Melissa ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, female serial killer, murder, investigation, teenage life, teenage girl, skinny dipping, mental breakdown, truck, sheriff, murder investigation, birthday party ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
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46%
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Mummy Maniac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on true events, tells how a serial murderer, kidnaps and tortures then bandaging girls like mummies.
Style: scary, psychological, slasher, rough, psychotronic ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, deadly creature, mummy, psychopath, supernatural, law enforcement, police detective, parents and children, murder, psychiatrist, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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45%
Skeletons in the Closet (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A father suspects his son to be a murderer...or is he just paranoid and trying to cover up his own past which involves his wife being killed in a fire?
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, murder, mind game, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, haunted by the past, law enforcement, life is a bitch, mystery, crimes, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new england
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Nightstalker (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror
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: scary, serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, psychopath, murder, police investigation, mind game, police detective, murderous pair, law enforcement, true crime, violence, rape ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Headspace (2005)
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: serious, suspenseful, psychological, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, supernatural, obsession, who done it, murder, intelligence, crimes, siblings relations, supernatural ability, clergy, mystery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
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The Killing Game (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Eve Duncan is contacted, 10 years after the disappearance and murder of her 7-year-old daughter Bonnie, by a man claiming to be her killer. Taunted by his clues about Bonnie's case and his threats to kill again, she throws herself into her ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crimes, track down, mystery, haunted by the past, lifetime, murder, death, strong female presence, riddles and clues, foster home ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Ungodly (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When struggling filmmaker inadvertently records a notorious serial killer in the middle of a murderous act, he decides to use the footage to blackmail the madman into being the subject of a disturbing new documentary.
Style: serious, rough, psychological, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: serial killer, rape and murder, murder, filmmaking, crimes, psychopath, rape, filmmaker, voyeurism, rape victim, female nudity, misogynist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: serial killer, psychopath, murder, mind game, police investigation, mystery, on the run, crimes, dishonesty, chase, rivalry, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
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