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Fade to Black (1980)
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Fade to Black (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eric Binford watches a lot of movies. He is the truest definition of a film geek. One day, his sanity takes a turn for the worse and he begins acting out his favorite scenes from the movies. In doing so, he manages to involve his enemies and the scenes usually result in death.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, watching a movie, obsession, psychopath, murder, mentally unstable, slasher, fan culture, stalking, danger, deadly, loner, hollywood, psychopath as protagonist, gangsters, crimes, vengeance, mummy, rivalry, chain smoking, maniac, sniper, killer, prostitute, murderer ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and rough films with plots about serial killer, murder, psychopath, blood, death, crimes and violence mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Fade to Black: The Last Horror Film (1982), Pet (2016), Motel Hell (1980), Office Killer (1997), Bad Samaritan (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Last Horror Film (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A New York taxi driver stalks a beautiful actress attending the Cannes Film Festival, which coincides with a series of violent killings of the lady's friends.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, scary, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, murder, mentally unstable, stalking, serial killer, slasher, investigation, psychopath, taxi, stalker, lobbyist, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, new york, usa, europe, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
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Pet (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A man imprisons the woman he's still obsessed with after years apart, then finds the tables turned on him.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, melancholic, suspense
Plot: stalking, obsession, slave, murder, violence, psychopath, serial killer, captive, kidnapped, dog, basement, fear ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Motel Hell (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Farmer Vincent kidnaps unsuspecting travellers and is burying them in his garden. Unfortunately for his victims, they are not dead. He feeds his victims to prepare them for his roadside stand. His motto is: It takes all kinds of critters...to make ...
Style: scary, rough, humorous, semi serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, family in danger, woman in danger, criminal heroes, psychopath, crimes, danger, stalking, misfit, deadly, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Office Killer (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope. But after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she discovers that murder ...
Style: psychological, semi serious, cynical, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: asthma, workplace, female psychopath, psychopath, evil woman, office, workplace romance, inhaler, obsession, slasher, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Bad Samaritan (2018)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A thieve makes a disturbing discovery in the house where he breaks in. Later, when he returns to the same house with his partner in crime, things are not longer how he expected.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, tense, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, obsession, investigation, psychopath, home invasion, psycho killer, captive, held captive, maniac, murder, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Cutting Class (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: High school student Paula Carson's affections are being sought after by two of her classmates: Dwight, the "bad boy", and Brian, a disturbed young man who has just been released from a mental hospital where he was committed following ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: opposites attract, serial killer, slasher, psychopath, high school, woman in danger, murder, deadly, crimes, youth, graphic violence, who done it ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Strangler vs Strangler (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When it comes to crime, Belgrade is same as any other modern metropolis, except for having its own serial killers. That blank is filled when a flower salesman begins strangling women. A popular, but very disturbed rock star soon becomes ...
Style: dark humor, cult film
Plot: killing spree, ear, strangulation, anonymous letter, police investigation, carnation, serial killer, blood, rock concert, telepathy, dominant woman, metropolis ...
Time: 80s
Place: yugoslavia, balkan, former yugoslavia, belgrade, serbia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Slumber Party Massacre III (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a hard day of volleyball at the beach, a teen whose parents are away decides to have a slumber party with her girlfriends. Their boyfriends predictably show up to scare them, but a stranger from the beach is also seen lurking around the house. ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, stalking, prank, psychopath, espionage, gory, school, youth, deadly, danger ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Sexy Killer: You'll Die for Her (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In medical school of an elite university, campus starts sown with corpses. The police have no clue who is responsible for the carnage. Nobody suspected Barbara, a beautiful young innocent looking whose only concern seems to be the fashion. However, ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: zombie, murder, female assassin, serial killer, psychopath, sex addict, slasher, violence spree, obsession, gory, teachers and students, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
10 to Midnight (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence. Police ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, sex maniac, vigilantism, nude woman murdered, murder, psychopath, danger, violence, stalking, police, killer, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.5
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Anamorph (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller based on the concept of anamorphosis, a painting technique that manipulates the laws of perspective to create two competing images on a single canvas.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, investigation, serial killer, law enforcement, murder, police station, crimes, uncover truth, supernatural, crime, life is a bitch, mind game ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Return to Sleepaway Camp (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's summer camp as usual at Camp Manabe where the kids torment each other for fun while the underpaid camp staff provides as little supervision as possible. Greedy camp owner Frank and junior partner Ronnie do their best to keep everyone in ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, summer camp, camp, psychopath, psycho killer, investigation, who done it, obsession, teenage life, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: disturbing, suspenseful, rough, christmas horror, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, psychopath, obsession, slasher, christmas, danger, santa claus, survival, characters killed one by one, insanity ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1984, year 1971, year 1974
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 3.1
 501
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: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, scary
Plot: violence spree, serial killer, murder, investigation, police detective, slasher, law enforcement, deadly, danger, crimes, woman in danger, stalking ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, slasher, psychopath, woman in danger, valentine's day, vengeance, danger, gory, blood ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: disturbing, suspenseful, psychological, scary, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, slasher, obsession, stalking, murder, sadism, sadist, photographer, mind game, woman in danger, riddles and clues ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, asia, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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P2 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Angela, a corporate climber, gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, woman in danger, stalking, torment, kidnapping, escape attempt, danger, confinement indoors, survival, security guard, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.9
 1K
Relentless (1989)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two Los Angeles police detectives, cynical veteran Malloy and cocky rookie Dietz, hunt for a serial killer, an ex-cop named Taylor, whom randomly chooses his victims from a phone directory.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, exciting, suspense, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, crime, crimes, vengeance, stalking, mentally unstable, partners against crime, chases and races, maniac, police detective ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Vagrant (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A business man buys a house, but he has a hard time trying to get rid of its previous tenant, a dirty bum.
Style: dark humor, cynical, realistic, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, investigation, drifter, paranoia, office, serial killer, trailer park, real estate agent, rivalry, crimes, city life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
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May (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Psychological horror about a lonely young woman traumatized by a difficult childhood, and her increasingly desperate attempts to connect with the people around her.
Style: gothic, psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: student film
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Killing Floor (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A literary agent moves into a penthouse apartment. Soon after the move, he receives crime scene photographs that seem to have taken place in his new apartment. Next he receives a series of stalker videotapes that document his every move.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, losing-it hero, investigation, dangerous attraction, vengeance, gory, deadly, mentally unstable, danger, dishonesty, neighbor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Shocker (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After being sent to the electric chair, a serial killer uses electricity to come back from the dead and carry out his vengeance on the football player who turned him in to the police.
Style: sadistic, scary, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, slasher, supernatural, maniac, electric chair, evil, psychopath, reincarnation, police investigation, vengeance, gory, danger ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Henry II: Portrait of a Serial Killer (1996)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Henry has wandered into a small town looking for work and a place to stay. He gets a job delivering and cleaning porto-potties and moves in with a co-worker until he gets his feet off of the ground. Henry and his new friend soon start to kill.
Style: rough, psychological, scary, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, slasher, violence, psychopath, police investigation, investigation, buddies, tragic hero, mind game, deadly, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Chainsaw Sally (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, cult film
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, obsession, vigilantism, rivalry, slasher, danger, psychopath, gory, vengeance, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Drone (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A newlywed couple is terrorized by a consumer drone that has become sentient with the consciousness of a deranged serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Plot: investigation, police detective, obsession, on the run, husband wife relationship, suspect, reincarnation, murder, serial killer, remote control, voyeurism, captive ...
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The Killing Kind (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem is his overbearing mother, whose boarding house he resides ...
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: mentally unstable, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, psychopath, hotel, gory, family problems, strong sexual content, strong violent content, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: suspenseful, tense, scary, rough, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, chase, murder, stalker, law enforcement, stalking, crimes, sadistic killer, slasher, police detective, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Poor Pretty Eddie (1975)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A wrong turn on a jazz singer's road trip results in her car breaking down near an isolated lodge run by a faded starlet and a young, homicidal Elvis impersonator.
Style: offbeat, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: rivalry, wedding, injustice, psychopath, racism, woman in danger, backwoods, car, rape, redneck, survival, hotel ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Angela Baker, a psychotic transsexual, escapes from a mental hospital and surfaces at a summer camp as a counselor who lectures her teenage charges on proper moral behavior. Those teens who break her strict rules -- from the camp chatterbox or a ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, scary, horror spoof ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer camp, slasher, camp, psychopath, murder, serial killer, rivalry, crimes, gory, youth, danger, who done it ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Psychotic Angela is itching to do what she does best: slaughter dozens of teenage campers. As luck would have it, the previous site of her murders has been renamed and converted into an experimental summer camp meant to bring together privileged and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, serious, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: sociopath, psychopath, summer camp, slasher, camp, anti heroes, police officer killed, anti hero, serial killer, murder, gory, crimes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%