Movies like Frenzy

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Frenzy (1972)
 7.5
 37K
Frenzy (1972)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A serial murderer is strangling women with a necktie. The London police have a suspect, but he is the wrong man.
Style: suspense, tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, dark humor, rough, realistic, macabre, enigmatic ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, rape, crime, psychopath, secretary, false accusation, strangulation, truck, necktie, police, crimes, strong sexual content, perversion, chases and races, dishonesty, law enforcement, deadly, protagonist as suspect, wrong place wrong time, terrorizing, girlfriend, serial murder, murder victim, pin ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard, tower bridge london, scotland

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Most similar movies to Frenzy

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, realistic and rough films with plots about murder, deadly, police investigation, crimes, serial killer, crime and psychopath mostly in Thriller, Crime and Drama genres. Some movies like Frenzy: Nightwatch (1994), The First Deadly Sin (1980), Relentless (1989), The Hitcher (1986), The Rich Man's Wife (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 14K
Nightwatch (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In order to finance his law studies, Martin starts as a night watchman in a mortuary. When the victims of a serial killer of prostitutes are deposited there, scary things begin to happen. Therefore and because of a strange bet with his fellow ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, rough, serious ...
Plot: murder, false accusation, bet, serial killer, night watchman, danger, slasher, perversion, mind game, law enforcement, couples, deadly ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The First Deadly Sin (1980)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A serial killer is stalking New York. Inspector Edward X. Delaney is an NYPD detective, nearing retirement, who is trying to put together the pieces of the case. Are the victims somehow linked? What does the brutal method of death signify?
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, law enforcement, murder, terminal illness, crime, life is a bitch, couple relations, police investigation, murder investigation, mysterious villain, psychopath, murder mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 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, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, crime, vengeance, mentally unstable, partners against crime, stalking, chases and races, maniac, police detective, police officer ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: los angeles, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
 7.3
 39K
The Hitcher (1986)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young man who escaped the clutches of a murderous hitch-hiker is subsequently stalked, framed for the hitcher's crimes, and has his life made into hell by the same man he escaped.
Style: road movie, psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitchhiker, stalking, desert, serial killer, chase, paranoia, frame up, police brutality, gas station, psychopath, sadism, helicopter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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The Rich Man's Wife (1996)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rich man's wife finds she has a bad prenuptial agreement with an even worse husband. Over drinks with a stranger, she fantasizes about doing her husband in to void the prenupt. The stranger decides to turn her imagination into reality much to ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: murder, bar, police investigation, vengeance, false accusation, couples, deadly, dishonesty, protagonist as suspect, dangerous attraction, crime, manipulations ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, london, australia, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.0
 328
Freeway (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America's highways.
Style: psychological, rough, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, riddles and clues, mystery, chases and races, crime, crimes, amateur detective, psychopath, manhunt, chase, car chase, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Mortal Thoughts (1991)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A loathsome man ends up dead, but it's not clear who's to blame. If ever a person got what he deserved, it's James Urbanksi, an abusive drunk who steals from his wife, Joyce, and promises her close friend Cynthia Kellogg that ...
Style: psychological, clever, suspense, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: investigation, murder, crime gone awry, betrayal, mystery, crime, law enforcement, unlikely criminals, crumbling marriage, friendship, domestic violence, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 4.9
 138
Party Line (1988)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A rich brother and sister are crazed killers. She lures men into her bed, and he attacks them and murders them. A detective is assigned to find the killers and bring them in.
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: slasher, psychopath, murder, telephone, private detective, protagonist as suspect, mystery, crime, crimes, siblings relations, who done it, frame up ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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The Boston Strangler (1968)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Boston is being terrorized by a series of seemingly random murders of women. Based on the true story, the film follows the investigators path through several leads before introducing the Strangler as a character. It is seen almost exclusively from ...
Style: tense, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, hospital, split personality, police detective, strangulation, double life, mind game, police investigation, investigation, crime, mental illness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Along Came a Spider (2001)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a teacher kidnaps a girl from a prestigious school, homicide detective, Alex Cross takes the case and teams up with young security agent, Jezzie Flannigan in hope of finding the girl and stopping the brutal psychopath. Every second counts as ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, kidnapping, psychologist, psychopath, police investigation, crime, crimes, investigation, serial murder, ransom, manipulation, profiler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.6
 49K
Copycat (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An agoraphobic psychologist and a female detective must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, psychopath, profiler, police investigation, police detective, crime, psychology, twists & turns, violence, maniac, agoraphobia ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 14K
Tightrope (1984)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Wes Block is a detective who's put on the case of a serial killer. His victims are young and pretty women, which he rapes and murders. The murders are getting personal when the killer chooses victims who are acquaintances of Block. Even his ...
Style: sexual, suspenseful, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, police detective, murder, kidnapping, single parent, psychopath, investigation, police investigation, crime, obsession, manipulations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Deathly Compulsion (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A present-day thriller about a man with a needle in his brain. This needle poisons his mind and tortures him with morbid thoughts and an urge to kill. When he finally commits a murder there is a witness, who is drawn into a deadly game of cat and ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: murder, serial killer, race against time, police investigation, crime, chases and races, protagonist as suspect, crimes, heroes, deadly, law enforcement, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.3
 136K
Mr. Brooks (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about a man who is sometimes controlled by his murder-and-mayhem-loving alter ego.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, split personality, secret, businessman, police investigation, crimes, police detective, double life, law enforcement, criminal heroes, murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oregon, portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.2
 18K
Nightwatch (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A law student, who takes a job as a night watchman at a morgue, begins to discover clues that implicate him as the suspect of a series of murders.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, suspense, rough ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, mind game, murder, crimes, protagonist as suspect, danger, dishonesty, deadly, frame up, police detective, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Relentless IV: Ashes to Ashes (1994)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sam Dietz is back and must find and stop another serial killer before he kills again. Detective work for Dietz is tough having to juggle two gorgeous women - one his partner, and the other his shrink, who holds the key to the case.
Style: mind bending, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: serial killer, crime, murderous pair, lone wolves, partners against crime, hotshot hero, curses spells and rituals, crimes, deadly, track down, reluctant partners, riddles and clues ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.3
 753
Hangman (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Death by noose. A nasty way to die if you're not dropped from a length, but instead just had the support kicked from beneath you. A series of murders like this is taking place, linked to a net-based game of 'Hangman', the words of ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, frame up, mind game, slasher, false accusation, psychopath, infidelity, mystery, doctors and patients, life is a bitch, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 3.7
 414
Final Move (2006)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The LA police are baffled: someone is killing people who have been found innocent of violent crimes. At the crime scenes, DNA evidence and clues linked to chess point to a suspect who's dead, recently executed for murders with a similar M.O. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, electric chair, crimes, chases and races, life is a bitch, golden years, who done it, serial killer, police investigation, protagonist as suspect, crime, special agents ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Pacific Heights (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A couple works hard to renovate their dream house and become landlords to pay for it. Unfortunately one of their tenants has plans of his own.
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense, clever ...
Plot: psychopath, yuppie, mind game, lodger, urban, manipulations, terrorizing, domestic disturbance, fight back, mysterious character, cons and scams, mastermind ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Under Suspicion (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A lawyer is asked to come to the police station to clear up a few loose ends in his witness report of a foul murder. "This will only take ten minutes", they say, but it turns out to be one loose end after another, and the ten minutes he is ...
Style: talky, tense, suspenseful, suspense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, mind game, rape, mystery, crime, lawyer, serial killer, interrogation, prime suspect, murder mystery, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: puerto rico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Centerfold Girls (1974)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Police try to halt a psychotic killer's (Andrew Prine) rampage against women who posed nude in men's magazines.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak, mind bending ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, gory, law enforcement, mentally unstable, crimes, crime, rapist, woman in danger, stewardess, danger, deadly ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.1
 2K
Break Up (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy is married to the abusive Frank, but she's building a nest egg so she can leave. For a year, she's been deaf as a result of one of his beatings. One night, he pushes her over the stairwell, and she ends up in the hospital. When a ...
Style: rough, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: false accusation, hospital, deadly, dishonesty, couples, investigation, rivalry, woman in danger, on the run, infidelity, murder, crime ...
Time: 90s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Sexual Predator (2001)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A female parole officer unwittingly gets involved with a handsome photographer who might be a serial killer.
Style: erotic, sexual, rough, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, seduction, violence, policewoman, photographer, probation officer, law enforcement, danger, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, crime, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 3.6
 368
The Lost Angel (2005)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Story: Slight off-balance police inspector Palmer (Alison Eastwood) works with Father Brian (Judd Nelson) to solve for a religion-based killer, while she deals with her teen-aged goth sister.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, mystery, crime, dealing with death, who done it, curses spells and rituals, crimes, deadly, religions or cults, investigation, murder, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Intimate Stranger (1991)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A policeman (James Russo) guards a barroom singer (Deborah Harry) whose phone-sex sideline has put a killer (Tim Thomerson) on her trail.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Plot: prostitute, phone sex, murder, rivalry, psychopath, on the run, couples, deadly, track down, police investigation, mind game, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Absence of the Good (1999)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Salt Lake City homicide detective Caleb Barnes is under increasing pressure from all sides to crack a string of serial killings that have been terrorizing the city. At the same time, Barnes' home life is beginning to crumble in the wake of his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: serial killer, dealing with death, haunted by the past, addiction, investigation, psychopath, police corruption, life is a bitch, golden years, riddles and clues, who done it, protagonist as suspect ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, found footage, slasher, obsession, stalking, woman in danger, investigation, split personality, vengeance, murderous pair, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.3
 152K
Cape Fear (1991)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sam Bowden is a small-town corporate attorney. Max Cady is a tattooed, cigar-smoking, bible-quoting, psychotic rapist. What do they have in common? Fourteen years ago, Sam was a public defender assigned to Max Cady's rape trial, and he made a ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: lawyer, fear, dangerous attraction, rape, family in danger, rapist, revenge, prison, serial killer, crime, criminal's revenge, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 22K
Torn Curtain (1966)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: During the Cold War, an American scientist appears to defect to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the formula for a resin solution, but the plan goes awry when his fiancee, unaware of his motivation, follows him across the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, stylized, realistic, serious ...
Plot: cold war, espionage, museum, iron curtain, politics, chases and races, couple relations, working undercover, state affairs, secret agents, dishonesty, political intrigue ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: east germany, europe, germany, berlin germany, east berlin east germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.4
 2K
Postmortem (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The only thing James wants is to remain away from Scotland. One day, however, he receives a fax, a printout of an unknown person's obituary. The next day, he is charged and arrested for the murder of this person.
Style: rough, tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, law enforcement, crimes, writer's life, police detective, deadly, mind game, profiler, psychopath, manhunt, alcoholic ...
Time: 90s
Place: glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%