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Death at the Villa (1972)
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Death at the Villa (1972)
Original name: Delirio caldo
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A respected doctor becomes the prime suspect in a series of gruesome murders.
Style: scary, sexual, tense, rough, sexy, serious, realistic, slasher, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, repression, sexual abuse, mental illness, danger, manipulation, rape, doctor, extramarital affair, crimes, obsession, sexual relations, psychopath, misfit, crime, life is a bitch, mystery, manipulations, couples, who done it, dishonesty, law enforcement, sexual dysfunction, police investigation ...
Place: italy, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious and scary films with plots about murder, crimes, serial killer, danger, deadly, gore and blood mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Death at the Villa: Blood and Black Lace (1964), Delirium (1987), Watch Me When I Kill (1977), What Have You Done to Solange? (1972), The Killer Nun (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: woman in danger, danger, serial killer, investigation, strangulation, psychopath, masked killer, murder, blackmail, model, whodunit, mind game ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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95%
 5.7
 2K
Delirium (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This spaghetti horror's storyline revolves around a former hooker (Grandi) running a successful men's magazine. An obsessed admirer systematically slaughters her models (occasionally increasing the magazine's output) and supplies the ...
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, prostitute, woman in danger, obsession, serial killer, stalking, supernatural, crimes, danger, mystery, deadly, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: suspenseful, rough, scary, erotic, serious ...
Plot: murder, mystery killer, psychopath, danger, woman in danger, investigation, on the run, crime, crimes, courtroom drama, mystery, stalking ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After several coeds are murdered at a college, a professor (Fabio Testi) who is involved with a student becomes a suspect, along with several other male and female teachers.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: college, murder, serial killer, teenage life, love affair, deadly, investigation, mystery, youth, crimes, law enforcement, clergy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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The Killer Nun (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A demented nun sliding through morphine addiction into madness, whilst presiding over a regime of lesbianism, torture and death. Sister Gertrude is the head nurse/nun in a general hospital, whose increasingly psychotic behavior endangers the staff ...
Style: rough, sexual, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, mental institution, sexual abuse, addiction, psychopath, hospital, lust, sadism, adultery, revenge, rape ...
Time: 70s
Place: belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
The House of the Laughing Windows (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stefano, a young restorer is commissioned to save a fresco representing the suffering of St. Sebastiano. The fresco painter was Legnani, and the fresco is his last work. Legnani apparently was mentally disturbed. He was used to paint people close to ...
Style: twists and turns, serious, tense, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: transvestism, sexual frustration, obsession, murder, supernatural horror, investigation, unlikely criminals, mentally unstable, crimes, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, amateur detective ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife.
Style: slasher, light, erotic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mind game, serial killer, woman in danger, psychopath, paralysis, knife, tarantula, spa, wasp, lust, escape, jacket ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, murder, psychopath, crimes, investigation, woman in danger, who done it, multiple suspects, mysterious character, deadly, danger, serial killer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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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, masked killer, murder, perversion, stalking, college, countryside, investigation, mystery killer, deadly, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: rome italy, italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Your Vice Is a Locked Room and Only I Have the Key (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Oliviero is a burned-out writer, living at his estate near Venice, his dead mother dominating his imagination. He is also a degenerate: sleeps with his maid and his ex-student, hosts Bacchanalia for local hippies, and humiliates his wife Irina in ...
Style: sexual, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, couples, psychopath, serial killer, violence spree, infidelity, sexual relations, gory, crimes of passion, who done it, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 70s
Place: vatican, venice, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Strip Nude for Your Killer (1975)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a fashion model dies during an abortion, a series of murders begins, starting with her doctor. The next victims are connected to the modeling agency where she worked, Albatross, run by a hard edged and jealous bi-sexual, Gisella, married to a ...
Style: rough, atmospheric, sexual, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: voyeurism, serial killer, knife murder, mystery, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), violence spree, riddles and clues, who done it, woman in danger, sexual relations, investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
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64%
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, investigation, mysterious character, violence, mystery, amateur detective, brutality, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.6
 10K
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, axe, obsession, gory, danger, deadly, teenage life, violence, investigation, dark past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Beast Kills in Cold Blood (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer stalks an institution for mentally disturbed rich women.
Style: rough, sexual, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, clinic, serial killer, obsession, arrow, shower, underwear, nurse, nymphomaniac, power relations, gory, who done it ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Card Player (2004)
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 ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, serial killer, investigation, mind game, dangerous attraction, crimes, psychopath, murder, police investigation, vengeance, track down, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: suspenseful, sexual, stylized, atmospheric, mind bending ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, investigation, danger, serial killer, prostitute, decapitation, french giallo, vengeance, sexual relations, curses spells and rituals, couples ...
Time: 70s
Place: paris france, france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.0
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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, exciting ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, killer, knife murder, obsession, gory, supernatural, cult, crimes, mind game, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 10K
Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: murder, serial killer, university, chainsaw, psychopath, danger, stalking, woman in danger, sex maniac, perversity, killer, college ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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A Blade in the Dark (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A killer stalks a composer staying at a posh Tuscany villa while writing the score to a horror film which has an incriminating clue to the killer's identity.
Style: slasher, realistic, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, stalking, on the run, serial killer, danger, transvestism, psychopath, killer, secret, stalker, knife murder ...
Time: 80s
Place: tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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, rough, serious, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, mind game, murder, blind man, mental illness, mystery, danger, crimes, crime, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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56%
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, woman in danger, law enforcement, police investigation, amateur detective, stalking, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe
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56%
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, voyeurism, psychopath, mind game, mystery killer, attempted murder, police detective, female killer, danger, maniac ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe
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53%
Don't Answer the Phone! (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A deeply disturbed photographer and Vietnam veteran, named Kirk Smith, terrorizes Los Angeles by going around strangling lingerie-clad young women in their homes while taunting Lindsay Gale, a young psychologist, by calling her on a radio call-in ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, obsession, stalking, murder, sadism, sadist, photographer, mind game, woman in danger, riddles and clues, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, asia, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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Blade of the Ripper (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain, Austria
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Newly married to an older man, Julie returns to Vienna, where a razor wielding slasher is killing women. Jean, her cruel and sadistic former lover, immediately contacts her, certain that only he can satisfy her strange vice. But she rejects him. She ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, disturbing, psycho film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mystery killer, murder, obsession, woman in danger, love triangle, danger, mysterious character, cult, deadly, crimes, femme fatale ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: europe, austria, sicily, vienna, turin italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, slasher ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, police investigation, obsession, small town, journalism, amateur detective, mind game, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, mentally challenged ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, milan italy, southern italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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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: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, psychopath, danger, serial killer, mental illness, mind game, manic, mysterious character, crimes, intrigue, haunted by the past ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, lebanon, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 1K
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, erotic, realistic, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, danger, investigation, italian horror, rivalry, clergy, law enforcement, deadly, zombie, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Forbidden Photos of a Lady Above Suspicion (1970)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A repressed young wife's traumatic sexual assault triggers a depraved obsession with her attacker.
Style: sexy, sexual, suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: murder, photograph, blackmail, sexual abuse, infidelity, dangerous attraction, love and romance, manipulations, deadly, mystery, mysterious character, danger ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, italy, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Don't Open Till Christmas (1984)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Somebody with very little Christmas spirit is killing anyone in a Santa suit one London holiday season, and Scotland Yard has to stop him before he makes his exploits an annual tradition.
Style: slasher, christmas horror, scary, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, mental illness, danger, serial killer, psychopath, santa claus, gore, christmas, knife murder, police detective, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland yard, united kingdom
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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, serious, realistic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: murder, bra and panties, serial killer, psychopath, kidnapping, woman in danger, tools, knife murder, black gloves, crimes, crime, police investigation ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%