Movies like Fade to Black

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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: slasher, psychological, rough, serious, suspense, suspenseful, splatter, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, obsession, murder, mentally unstable, fan culture, stalking, loner, hollywood, psychopath as protagonist, gangsters, crimes, mummy, vengeance, rivalry, maniac, sniper, killer, revenge, murderer, prostitute, money, loneliness, police officer, police ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles

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Most similar movies to Fade to Black

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, scary, serious and slasher films with plots about serial killer, murder, psychopath, crimes, death, deadly and blood mostly in Horror, Thriller and Comedy genres. Some movies like Fade to Black: The Last Horror Film (1982), Motel Hell (1980), Pet (2016), Shocker (1989), Office Killer (1997). 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: slasher, realistic, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, stalking, mentally unstable, psychopath, taxi, obsession, murder, stalker, uncover truth, crimes, actor's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, france, usa, europe, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 12K
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: slasher, scary, rough, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, criminal heroes, family in danger, woman in danger, crimes, stalking, misfit, violence, cannibalism, cult, serial killer, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, suspense, rough, tense ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, slave, psychopath, captive, basement, bdsm, murder, stalker, dog, serial killer, cell ...
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.4
 16K
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: slasher, sadistic, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, electric chair, supernatural, maniac, evil, psychopath, reincarnation, police investigation, vengeance, serial killer, chase, violence ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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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, slasher, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: asthma, female psychopath, evil woman, workplace, psychopath, office, workplace romance, obsession, vengeance, protagonist as suspect, goofy hero, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.4
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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, suspense, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, obsession, investigation, psychopath, psycho killer, home invasion, sadist, sadism, held captive, maniac, captive ...
Time: contemporary
Place: oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: slasher, serious, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: opposites attract, serial killer, woman in danger, high school, murder, high school life, psychopath, drunken teenager, cheerleading, crimes, youth, who done it ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: slasher, serious, realistic, suspenseful, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, stalking, prank, psychopath, espionage, youth, investigation, crimes, contests and competitions, rivalry, when the parents are away ...
Time: 80s, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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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: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: obsession, investigation, serial killer, law enforcement, murder, police station, life is a bitch, crimes, uncover truth, supernatural, who done it, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, slasher ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, vigilantism, sex maniac, vigilante, murder, psychopath, revenge, killer, villain, criminal, stalking, police ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: los angeles, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: scary, slasher, psychological, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: female assassin, zombie, murder, serial killer, psychopath, sex addict, amateur detective, violence spree, teachers and students, obsession, university, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: parody, cult film
Plot: killing spree, telepathy, strangulation, police investigation, opera, rock concert, serial killer, anonymous letter, dominant woman, rock singer, metropolis, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: belgrade, balkan, eastern europe, former yugoslavia, serbia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, slasher, rough, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, orphan, psychopath, obsession, santa claus, christmas, survival, characters killed one by one, childhood trauma, insanity, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1974, year 1971, year 1984, 70s
Place: salt lake city utah
⇓ 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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psycho killer, camp, bully, psychopath, summer camp, burned alive, who done it, investigation, teenage life, obsession, mind game ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 4.7
 926
Alien Zone (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A man who is having an affair with a married woman is dropped off on the wrong street when going back to his hotel. He takes refuge out of the rain when an old man invites him in. He turns out to be a mortician, who tells him the stories of the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, neurotic, psychotronic ...
Plot: psychopath, mortician, on the run, serial killer, haunted house, prison, infidelity, prison life, voyeurism, love affair, graphic violence, mystery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Chamber of Horrors (1966)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A one-handed madman (he lost the hand while escaping a hanging) uses various detachable devices as murder weapons to gain revenge on those he believes have wronged him.
Style: serious, slasher, realistic, scary, bleak ...
Plot: prostitute, serial killer, psychopath, vengeance, murder, rivalry, goofy hero, track down, criminal heroes, confined, lovers on the run, crimes ...
Time: 19th century
Place: baltimore, mexico, usa, latin america, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 3.0
 570
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: violence spree, serial killer, murder, investigation, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, woman in danger, stalking, rivalry, police investigation, who done it ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: psychopath, serial killer, obsession, stalking, murder, sadism, sadist, maniac, photographer, mind game, mentally unstable, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, asia, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, stalking, psychopath, woman in danger, valentine's day, vengeance, violence, nurse, obsession, deliberate cruelty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Killing Floor (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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: serious, suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, investigation, losing-it hero, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, mentally unstable, vengeance, neighbor, unfulfillment, mind game, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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 ...
Plot: mental illness, obsession, female psychopath, serial killer, loneliness, murder, cannibalism, destructive relationship, dangerous attraction, psychopath, blind character, insanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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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, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, maniac, psychopath, police investigation, crimes, vengeance, partners against crime, mentally unstable, stalking, police detective, police officer, manipulation ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: scary, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: sexual abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), psychopath, mentally unstable, strong violent content, violence spree, strong sexual content, vengeance, hotel, parents and children, woman in danger, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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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: realistic, semi serious, cynical, clever, psychological ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, dark humor, investigation, court, serial killer, office, real estate agent, paranoia, drifter, starting over, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.0
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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, serial killer, husband wife relationship, on the run, murder, reincarnation, obsession, police detective, suspect, voyeurism, remote control, captive ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.3
 600
Chainsaw Sally (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: scary, serious, slasher, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, small town, obsession, vigilantism, rivalry, crimes, psychopath, vengeance, haunted by the past, domestic disturbance, courtroom drama ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: slasher, rough, psychological, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, investigation, mind game, crimes, tragic hero, buddies, law enforcement, criminal heroes, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.9
 34K
P2 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, 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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, woman in danger, stalking, kidnapping, escape attempt, confinement indoors, torment, survival, hostage, security guard, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Out of the Dark (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An employee at a telephone fantasy service helps hunt for the killer preying on her silken-voiced colleagues.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, psychological, rough, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, killer clown, phone sex, phone terror, mystery, who done it, woman in danger, police detective, psychopath, prostitute, stalking ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Mad Butcher (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany, Monaco
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After being released from a mental hospital, Otto returns to his old job as a butcher. He tries to adjust to his new life, but after a bitter argument with his wife, he accidentally kills her. Fearing he will be sent back to the hospital, he grinds ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: dark humor, psychopath, voyeurism, murder, mental institution, mentally unstable, investigation, serial killer, butcher, mental patient, hospital, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 1930s
Place: austria, europe, central europe, vienna
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%