Movies like The Driller Killer

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The Driller Killer (1979)
 5.1
 8K
The Driller Killer (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of New York after dark and randomly killing derelicts with a power drill.
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, ambiguous ending, serious, realistic, splatter ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, painting, punk rock, homelessness, homeless man, hallucination, stalking, social misfits, obsession, addiction, life is a bitch, mental illness, vengeance, misfit, music band, maniac, artist, church, painter, anger, rock band, violence, guitarist ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa

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Most similar movies to The Driller Killer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, slasher, serious and scary films with plots about murder, deadly, serial killer, psychopath, crimes, gory and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Driller Killer: The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976), Bloody Murder (2000), The Hamiltons (2006), The Fan (1981), The Hand (1981). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Arkansas. Loosely based on a true story.
Style: slasher, scary, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, stalking, psychopath, mystery killer, unknown killer, police investigation, murder, crimes, human monster, maniac, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 1940s, year 1946, post world war two
Place: arkansas, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Bloody Murder (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, confined, vengeance, teenage life, survival, rivalry, mind game, crimes, summer camp, murderer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Hamiltons (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The Hamilton's seem to be an ordinary American family, living in a small town in Northern California and dealing with the problems of everyday life. They've also been recently adjusting to the untimely death of their parents, but since ...
Style: psychological, slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, incest, family secret, survival, crimes, twins, family life, siblings relations, kidnapping, orphan, vampire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.7
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: slasher, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, stalking, actress, stalker, price of fame, maniac, woman in danger, obsessed fan, actor's life, secretary, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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 5.5
 6K
The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: psychological, slasher, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, vengeance, obsession, brutality, hallucination, midlife crisis, family in danger, rivalry, supernatural power, accident, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 3.4
 304
Craig (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: CRAIG is a lonely, somewhat awkward, young man trying to recover from losing his parents in a big fire. Besides a friend from childhood, in one go he looses everyone he cares about. The friend, Cliff, isn't of much use either. He has his own ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cult, psychopath, crimes, vengeance, mental illness, split personality, obsession, rivalry, suburbs, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 4.9
 3K
X-Ray (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While receiving a routine check-up, a beautiful woman is stalked by a maniac out to avenge a childhood Valentine's Day humiliation.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, valentine's day, psychopath, stalking, child murders a child, woman in danger, vengeance, decapitation, physical exam, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
He Knows You're Alone (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A reluctant bride to be is stalked by a serial killer who only kills brides and the people around them. While her friends get whacked one by one, a hard boiled renegade cop whose bride had been killed years before tries to hunt him down before it is ...
Style: slasher, scary, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, chase, psychopath, murder, crimes, law enforcement, stalking, woman in danger, police detective, sadistic killer, wedding, police investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, sadist, stalking, murder, photographer, mind game, mentally unstable, life is a bitch, riddles and clues, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, asia, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 6.4
 10K
The Addiction (1995)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A vampiric doctoral student tries to follow the philosophy of a nocturnal comrade and control her thirst for blood.
Style: scary, psychological, disturbing, philosophical, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, addiction, philosophy, drug abuse, infection, transformation, university, obsession, human nature, life is a bitch, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 38K
Maniac (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As he helps a young artist with her upcoming exhibition, the owner of a mannequin shop's deadly, suppressed desires come to the surface.
Style: slasher, disturbing, sadistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, obsession, insanity, loneliness, brutality, murder, mental illness, extreme violence, psychopath, sadism, violence spree, mannequin ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 70s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.6
 6K
Dark Ride (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ten years after he brutally murdered two girls, a killer escapes from a mental institution and returns to his turf, the theme park attraction called Dark Ride. About to crash his path are a group of college kids on a road trip who stumble across the ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: amusement park, psychopath, serial killer, homicidal maniac, mental institution, murder, masked killer, crimes, youth, maniac, violence, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989, year 2003, year 1990
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man living in rural Wisconsin takes care of his bed-ridden mother, who is very domineering and teaches him that all women are evil. After she dies he misses her, so a year later he digs her up and takes her home. He learns about taxidermy and ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, psychotronic, scary, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, necrophilia, exploitation, crimes, seance, redneck, criminal, mental disorder, killer, porn, dead mother, cannibal ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: wisconsin, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 2.6
 176
Blood Prism (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A successful art gallery coordinator, living a double life as a serial killer, preys on the hopeless as she attempts to find meaning behind the voices she hears. When she believes she is falling in love with a depressed comic book artist; she ...
Style: slasher, suspense, psychotronic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, serial murder, mystery, obsession, killing spree, death, chase, characters killed one by one, female protagonist, vengeance, violence, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.0
 3K
The Ugly (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, twist ending ...
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, murder, psychologist, psychoanalysis, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, hospital, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
New Year's Evil (1980)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: During a New Year's Eve celebration, a punk-rock singer gets a phone call saying that when New Year's strikes in each time zone, someone will be murdered--and she will be the last one.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, rough, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: new year's eve, serial killer, psychopath, murder, nightlife, investigation, crimes, mentally unstable, showbiz, stalking, holiday horror, nightclub ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Nobody Loves Alice (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nobody Loves Alice is about Alice, a sad and lonely woman who always dreamed of finding the right person to be with...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, couples, vengeance, infidelity, obsession, woman kills a man, violence, murder, female psychopath, loneliness, female killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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The Mutilator (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, serial killer, psychopath, beach house, murder, massacre, stalking, vengeance, buddies, mentally unstable, youth, skinny dipping ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 7.7
 269K
Halloween (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In John Carpenter's horror classic, a psychotic murderer, institutionalized since childhood for the murder of his sister, escapes and stalks a bookish teenage girl and her friends while his doctor chases him through the streets.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, halloween, psychopath, masked killer, violence, small town, psychiatrist, death, murder, violent, strangulation, evil ...
Time: year 1978, 70s, year 1963, 80s, 20th century ...
Place: california, illinois, midwest
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, serial killer, stalker, stalking, private detective, murder, psychopath, vengeance, urban legend, home invasion, police investigation, nanny ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, found footage, obsession, dark humor, psychopath, insanity, murder, mind game, split personality, vengeance, woman in danger, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Witch Who Came from the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Anger stemming from being abused as a child drives an alcoholic's daughter to kill as an adult.
Style: disturbing, serious, rough, psychological, slasher ...
Plot: murder, female psychopath, obsession, ocean, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction, supernatural, vengeance, rape and revenge, dark secret, curse, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Little Billy witnesses his parents being brutally murdered by Santa. Years later, when he has to fill in for an absent in-store Santa Claus, his childhood trauma materializes once again.
Style: slasher, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, christmas, santa claus, murder, survival, psychopath, obsession, orphan, winter, corporal punishment, mother superior, serial killer as protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1984, year 1974, year 1971
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.
Style: slasher, scary, sexy, suspenseful, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, friday the thirteenth, masked killer, lake, murder, psychopath, summer camp, torture, killing spree, summer, camp, forest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Jack the Ripper (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A serial killer whose mother was a prostitute starts killing streetwalkers as a way of paying back his mother for her abuse.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, murder, crimes, prostitute, maniac, psychopath, police investigation, woman in danger, who done it, mind game, sadism ...
Time: 70s, 19th century, 1880s
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Don't Go in the Woods (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Four backpackers decide to take a hike in the mountains of Utah. But within the woods lurks a killer. But who...or what...is it? The lazy local sheriff blames bears. But the escalating body count seems to point to a human killer. Ignoring the ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, survival, stalking, on the run, isolation, mental illness, wilderness, vengeance, group of friends, sadism ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: slasher, macabre, scary, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, murder, masked killer, psychopath, torture, hospital, violence, death, supernatural, obsession, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being traumatized by his brother Billy's murderous rampage years earlier, Ricky Caldwell has become a serial killer himself and is now living in a mental hospital. Relating his story to a psychiatrist, Ricky recounts the details of their ...
Style: slasher, tense, serious, psychological, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, christmas, holiday, murder, killer santa claus, psychopath, crimes, orphan, mental illness, obsession, mental institution, doctors and patients ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Don't Look in the Basement (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients.
Style: scary, slasher, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, mental illness, mental institution, patient, mystery, isolation, doctors and patients, obsession, losing-it hero, mind game, doctors, mad scientist ...
Time: 70s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%