Movies like Cradle of Fear

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Cradle of Fear (2001)
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Cradle of Fear (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A gruesome homage to the cult Amicus anthology Asylum, Cradle of Fear unfolds four screamplays all linked by the unspeakable need of an incarcerated child killer to wreak vengeance on those responsible for his imprisonment. Helped by deranged angel Dani Filth, who leaves a trail of charnel house death in his crimson wake, the cannibal convict forces two Goth vamps to endure a one night stand from hell, two tough female robbers to see through each other, an obscenely rich coke-head to chop up more than a few lines and an internet surfer to descend into madness when he uncovers the ultimate web depravity.
Style: rough, gothic, scary, suspenseful, disturbing, serious, macabre
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, obsession, goth, slasher, violence spree, mind game, gory, mysterious character, danger, master and servant, supernatural ability, fear, sadism, heist, mental institution, sex, multiple storylines, zombie, crimes, vengeance, supernatural, investigation, rapist, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe

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Most similar movies to Cradle of Fear

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, scary, suspenseful and rough films with plots about deadly, crimes, gory, psychopath, serial killer, murder and slasher mostly in Horror and Thriller genres. Some movies like Cradle of Fear: The Devil's Chair (2007), Demons (1985), Blood Feast (1963), Seed (2006), Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2 (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Devil's Chair (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: With a pocketful of drugs, Nick West takes out his girlfriend Sammy, for a shag and a good time. When they explore an abandoned asylum, the discovery of a bizarre device - a cross between an electric chair and sadistic fetish machine - transforms ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, disturbing, psychological, scary ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, abandoned building, uncover truth, supernatural, gory, psychopath, supernatural ability, deadly, serial killer, slasher, ghost ...
Time: contemporary
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Demons (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of people are trapped in a West Berlin movie theater infested with ravenous demons who proceed to kill and possess the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers.
Style: exciting, scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, plague, chaos, supernatural, danger, panic, curses spells and rituals, survival, gory, supernatural ability, deadly, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: germany, europe, west germany, rome italy, italy
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 5.1
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Blood Feast (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 67 min.
Story: In the sleepy suburbs of Miami, seemingly normal Egyptian immigrant Fuad Ramses (Mal Arnold) runs a successful catering business. He also murders young women and plans to use their body parts to revive the goddess Ishtar. The insane Ramses ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, zombie, gory, supernatural, woman in danger, deadly, crimes, good versus evil, supernatural ability ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, egypt
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92%
 3.1
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Seed (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After surviving the electric chair, convicted serial killer Max Seed is buried alive. He digs himself out of the grave and goes on a killing spree. Taking revenge on the men who put him there and random unfortunates alike.
Style: disturbing, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, revenge, death row, psychopath, gory, false accusation, murder, violence spree, criminal's revenge, master criminal, danger ...
Time: 70s, year 1979
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
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Chromeskull: Laid to Rest 2 (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "ChromeSkull" is the sequel to the 2009 horror hit "Laid to Rest." It brings back ChromeSkull, who barely escaped death in the first movie and is hell-bent on continuing where he left off... and forging a new path of terror and ...
Style: disturbing, stylized, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: slasher, survival, psychopath, crimes, haunted by the past, wannabe, obsession, uninhibited rivalry, deadly, danger, escapades, master criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Orphan Killer (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The Orphan Killer is a tour de force murder flick that defies classification. It goes far beyond current trends in gore and breaks open a new suffering genre of horror. Marcus Miller is a serial murderer hellbent on teaching his estranged sister ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, dark ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, danger, vengeance, siblings relations, serial killer, family relations, gory, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, orphan ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Two Thousand Maniacs! (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Six people are lured into a small Deep South town for a Centennial celebration where the residents proceed to kill them one by one as revenge for the town's destruction during the Civil War.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, macabre, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: maniac, vengeance, murder, small town, survival, violence spree, danger, haunted by the past, isolation, brutality, torture, slasher ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: southern usa, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
All the Colors of the Dark (1972)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jane lives in London with her boyfriend Richard. Her mother was murdered when she was young, she recently lost a baby in a car crash and she's plagued by nightmares of a knife-wielding man. Richard thinks that the cure is vitamins, while ...
Style: disturbing, scary, gothic, sadistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, obsession, occult, voyeurism, mysterious character, mind game, investigation, woman in danger, psychopath, haunted by the past, danger, pregnancy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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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: psychological, dark humor, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, violence spree, obsession, mind game, woman in danger, vengeance, split personality, deadly, investigation, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Slaughterhouse Massacre (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Follow the story of several attractive teenagers as they try to have a fun time in a slaughter house after dark...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college, slasher, uncover truth, murder, gory, psychopath, crimes, ghost, youth, supernatural, serial killer, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 4.8
 5K
Devour (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Friends become increasingly addicted to a video game that has an evil agenda.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, occult, deadly, gory, high school, obsession, teenage life, supernatural ability, youth, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 2.9
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Snapped (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Amy Mechanic, an ambitious young photographer, lands the opportunity she has been waiting for. The assignment: to create a dark collection of works based around the theme of death...
Style: psychological, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, mysterious character, investigation, mind game, amateur detective, psychopath, crimes, law enforcement, danger, murder, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 1.8
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Severed (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A ritualistic serial killer is beheading victims all over a city, and those surrounding the case are pulled into his world as they try and stop him.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: murder, slasher, serial killer, danger, psychopath, rivalry, deadly, supernatural, who done it, police detective, bounty hunter, investigation ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Blood Night: The Legend of Mary Hatchet (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Local teens have long commemorated the death of 'Mary Hatchet' -- a girl who took an ax and killed her family in the 1970s -- with the aptly named Blood Night. But things never got truly bloody until Mary's ghost (Samantha Facchi) ...
Style: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, bleak ...
Plot: gory, psychopath, serial killer, slasher, crimes, deadly, danger, supernatural, youth, survival, vengeance, legends and myths ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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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: mental institution, objects come to life, murder, supernatural, serial killer, investigation, mad scientist, mind game, haunted by the past, vengeance, missing person, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Unspeakable (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Impotent and unhappy middle-aged James Fhelleps goes murderously around the bend after an automobile accident claims the life of his beloved daughter Heather and turns his nagging wife Alice into a pathetic grotesquely disfigured cripple. James ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, midlife crisis, vengeance, mind game, losing-it hero, life turned upside down, psychopath, crumbling marriage, deadly, danger, life is a bitch, crimes ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Living Hell (2000)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Family is the source of all evil, in this aspiring horror film which traces its descent from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre gore and the atmospheric Hammer films. Chiyo, an old woman and her granddaughter, Yuki, are the sole survivors of a horrendous ...
Style: psychological, rough, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, premonition, life is a bitch, supernatural, family in danger, disability, domestic disturbance, serial killer, deadly, family problems, family relations, isolation ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Undertow (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Six friends enter the strange town of Old Mines for a weekend float trip. They quickly realize that the town is not friendly to strangers, and they are pressured to leave by the police. When the friends decide to continue their float trip anyway, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, macabre, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, small town, survival, psychopath, serial killer, gory, wilderness, family in danger, danger, supernatural, crimes, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Spiker (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A nightmare come to life, the Spiker is a massive pink-eyed albino and a maniac killing machine whose physical endurance borders on the fantastic. He escapes from an asylum and returns to the small town he terrorized years before, where he slashed ...
Style: suspense, tense, suspenseful, captivating, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, psychopath, danger, small town, crimes, stalking, deadly, evil man, murder, ghost, albino ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Horror Show (1989)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience. But killing Max Jenke only elevated him to another level of reality. Now Lucas' family is under attack, his ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: electric chair, serial killer, slasher, supernatural romance, afterlife, vengeance, violence spree, murder, supernatural ability, danger, master criminal, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
American Gothic (1987)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When six friends fly off on a weekend getaway and are suddenly plagued by engine trouble, they're forced to land on a remote island. Looking for shelter, they're grateful to encounter Ma and Pa and their children - an eccentric family ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: island, slasher, necrophilia, isolated house, murder, crimes, supernatural, gory, psychopath, serial killer, ghost, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Zombie Nation (2004)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A psycho cop with a weakness for killing his female arrests gets what's coming to him when a pack of zombie women rise from their graves in order to get proper revenge.
Style: rough, suspenseful, tense, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, zombie, life is a bitch, vengeance, afterlife, deadly creature, danger, rivalry, law enforcement, deadly, supernatural, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Black Cat (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American photographer (Mimsy Farmer) and a Scotland Yard inspector (David Warbeck) suspect a man's (Patrick Magee) cat of murder.
Style: gothic, serious, psychological, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, murder, village, black cat, investigation, uncover truth, mystery, mysterious character, mind game, dangerous animal, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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30 Days to Die (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of girls trapped in an institution suffer the wrath of a serial killer on the loose. This campy thriller pays homage to Friday the 13th.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, mentally unstable, mental institution, struggle for survival, murder, danger, deadly, violence, gory, woman in danger, violence spree ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Tomie: Re-birth (2001)
Genre: Horror
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Young art student Hideo paints an unnerving portrait of Tomie, who whispers that she loves him. Inexplicably, he reacts by stabbing her to death with a painting trowel. Two friends, Takumi and Shunichi, arrive on the scene and help him dispose of ...
Style: serious, psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, investigation, supernatural, ghost, vengeance, afterlife, danger, deadly, law enforcement, mind game, crimes, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 3.5
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Live Feed (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Five young adults are about to find themselves in a fight for their lives, pitted against evil itself! While on vacation in a foreign city, one of the five makes a seemingly innocent albeit ignorant mistake and soon all of them will realize the cost ...
Style: bleak, rough, scary, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: violence spree, gory, gang, deadly, danger, confined, slasher, mind game, crimes, survival, vengeance, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Halloween Night (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Halloween Night starts as a young boy named Chris Vale (Sam Stone) witnesses his mum (Jan Anderson) get raped & then murdered before being horribly burnt by a jet of steam from a pipe. Jump forward 'Ten Years Later' on ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, halloween, murder of a nude woman, danger, crimes, youth, psychopath, mental institution, violence spree, halloween party, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Experiment in Torture (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Lured by the smell of easy money, beautiful, exotic dancers agree to spend the weekend at the remote mountain getaway of a wealthy voyeur. Once there, the girls are drugged, tied up and slowly tortured to death with everything from a blowtorch to an ...
Style: scary, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, danger, crimes, dancer's life, deadly, gory, woman in danger, kidnapping, hide and seek, truth or dare, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Beyond the Darkness (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A young rich orphan loses his fiancée to voodoo doll mischief on the part of his housekeeper who is jealous of his attentions. He digs his girlfriend up, cleans her out, stuffs her, and puts her in bed at the mansion. Following this, he tries out ...
Style: disturbing, psycho film, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: obsession, murder, necrophilia, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, death, violence, torture, creep, anthropophagus, danger ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 2K
Blood Ranch (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four college students and an Iraq War vet, lost on a desert highway, encounter a terrified young woman with a black van on her trail. They survive the ensuing chase but their car doesn't, forcing them to seek help at a nearby ranch. Only when ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious
Plot: perversion, slasher, psychopath, survival, serial killer, isolation, murder, mental illness, rescue, danger, deadly, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%