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The Whip and the Body (1963)
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The Whip and the Body (1963)
Original name: La frusta e il corpo
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the 19th century, a sadistic nobleman terrorizes the members of his family. He is found dead, but his ghost soon returns to haunt the residents of his castle.
Style: scary, gothic, serious, realistic, controversial, surreal, suspenseful, gothic horror, psychotronic
Plot: ghost, s&m, masochist, crimes, village, vengeance, supernatural, investigation, beach, village life, love affair, murder, honeymoon, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals, gory, deadly, woman in danger, master and servant, mysterious character, palaces castles and temples, assassin, castle, tomb, sadist ...
Time: 19th century

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out scary, serious, suspenseful and psychotronic films with plots about deadly, supernatural, danger, crimes, ghost, murder and curses spells and rituals mostly in Horror, Romance and Thriller genres. Some movies like The Whip and the Body: Kill Baby, Kill (1966), The Gorgon (1964), Dark Places (1974), Scars of Dracula (1970), Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Kill Baby, Kill (1966)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: An 18th century European village is haunted by the ghost of a murderous little girl.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious ...
Plot: ghost, village, uncover truth, investigation, mysterious character, haunted by the past, vengeance, mystery, danger, supernatural, supernatural ability, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: europe, romania
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The Gorgon (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the early 20th century a village experienced a series of inexplicable murders. All the victims were young men who had been to stone. The perpetrator of these deaths was a being so repulsive that she transformed the onlooker using the power of her ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, psychological ...
Plot: village, mystery killer, turned to stone, mystery, supernatural, danger, greek mythology, village life, crimes, ghost, stalking, investigation ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: germany
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Dark Places (1974)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, deadly, danger, mystery, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, estate, hospital, hidden treasure ...
Time: 70s
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Scars of Dracula (1970)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Prince of Darkness casts his undead shadow once more over the cursed village of Kleinenberg when his ashes are splashed with bat's blood and Dracula is resurrected. And two innocent victims search for a missing loved one... loved to death ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: dracula, vampire, murder, good versus evil, village, castle, priest, coffin, bite mark, supernatural ability, supernatural, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Whilst vacationing in the Carpathian Mountain, two couples stumble across the remains of Count Dracula's castle. The Count's trusted servant kills one of the men, suspending the body over the Count's ashes so that the blood drips from ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: vampire, woman in danger, good versus evil, crucifix, stalking, vengeance, zombie, supernatural, supernatural ability, imaginary, deadly, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1920s
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The Oblong Box (1969)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Aristocrat Julian Markham keeps his disfigured brother, Sir Edward, locked in a tower of his house. Occasionaly Sir Edward escapes and causes havoc around the town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, suspense, scary ...
Plot: obsession, danger, vengeance, buried alive, supernatural, crimes, curse, murder, brother brother relationship, disfigurement, monster, murderer ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, victorian era, 1860s
Place: africa
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Baron Blood (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man, Peter, returns to Austria in search of his heritage. There he visits the castle of an ancestor, a sadistic Baron who was cursed to a violent death by a witch whom the Baron had burned at the stake. Peter reads aloud the incantation that ...
Style: gothic horror, scary, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, hotel, murder, good versus evil, chase, investigation, deadly, legends and myths, palaces castles and temples, supernatural ability, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 15th century, 70s
Place: austria, europe
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Blood Stained Shoes (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: This film is set in the 1930s, and starts with a strange murder in a beautiful Jiangnan river delta. At the scene, all that is left is an exquisite pair of embroidered shoes. An innocent seamstress is suspected and put to death, but the bloody ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, false accusation, vengeance, crimes, life is a bitch, supernatural, social relations, deadly, village, village life, strong female presence, ghost ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: china, asia
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33%
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Black Sabbath (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three short tales of supernatural horror. In “The Telephone,” a woman is plagued by threatening phone calls. In "The Wurdalak,” a family is preyed upon by vampiric monsters. In “The Drop of Water,” a deceased medium wreaks havoc on ...
Style: scary, serious, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, ghost, vampire, family in danger, woman in danger, destiny, supernatural, afterlife, vengeance, good versus evil, strangulation, nurse ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: russia, tokyo
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Castle of Blood (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A writer accepts a wager that he cannot spend the night alone in a haunted castle on All Soul's Eve. Once night falls at the castle, several who had been murdered therein return to life, reliving their deaths and seeking to kill the writer for ...
Style: gothic horror, gothic, tense, scary, serious ...
Plot: ghost, nudity (full frontal - brief), bet, castle, vampire, escapades, palaces castles and temples, haunted house, anniversary, dangerous attraction, curses spells and rituals, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Shiver of the Vampires (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young honeymooning couple stop for the night at an ancient castle. Unbeknownst to them, the castle is home to a horde of vampires, who have their own plans for the couple.
Style: gothic, surreal, scary, serious, stylized ...
Plot: vampire, beach, castle, newlywed, killing an animal, teenage life, gays and lesbians, family gatherings, destructive relationship, urban, woman in danger, love affair ...
Time: middle ages
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32%
Headless Horseman (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Romania
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Seven college kids take a shortcut on their way to a party and unfortunately end up in Wormwood – a "lost" town in the middle of nowhere. They find something strange and sinister happening there – bones and weird decorations line Main ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, scary
Plot: serial killer, supernatural, ghost, survival, vengeance, danger, crimes, legends and myths, deadly, gory, woman in danger, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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31%
Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge (1989)
Genre: Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eric owns a huge house and some greedy people want to build a mall over it. So they get someone to burn down his house. Eric is badly burned but not dead, and a year later the mall opens. What they don't realise is that Eric is living ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: shopping mall, burned alive, ghost, vengeance, woman in danger, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, deadly, stalking, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Black Cat (1981)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An American photographer (Mimsy Farmer) and a Scotland Yard inspector (David Warbeck) suspect a man's (Patrick Magee) cat of murder.
Style: gothic, serious, psychological, mind bending, scary ...
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Place: england, europe
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The Evil One (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Chicago's Englewood is a neighborhood where death is an everyday reality, but a serial killer on the loose has raised the terror quotient tenfold with the brutality of his crimes. When a newspaper photographer uncovers evidence linking the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak
Plot: serial killer, haunted by the past, vengeance, investigation, crimes, murder, deadly, supernatural, graphic violence, violence spree, urban, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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Bangkok Haunted (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Three young women gathered in a coffee bar in Bangkok tell and discuss three original ghost stories with each other. The first tale: In Bangkok, the young Jieb receives an ancient drum not listed in the order from the truck of Transportation Company ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, mind bending, anthology
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: thailand
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The Devil's Wedding Night (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The 1800s: scholarly Karl Schiller believes he's found the ring of the Nibelungen, which holds great power. It's at Castle Dracula. His twin, Franz, a gambler, asks if vampires frighten Karl; Karl shows him an Egyptian amulet, which may ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, gothic horror, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: vampire, curses spells and rituals, femme fatale, dangerous attraction, murder, woman in danger, master and servant, supernatural, magical ring, supernatural romance, virgin, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, transylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new ...
Style: anthology, suspenseful, scary, slasher, suspense ...
Plot: train, vampire, supernatural, serial killer, destiny, card playing, cards, deadly, danger, werewolf, passenger, ghost ...
Time: 60s
Place: scottish highlands, west indies
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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Web of the Spider (1971)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Alan Foster, a professional American journalist, travels to London to meet with Edgar Allen Poe for an interview. While in London, Alan soon finds himself in the company of Lord Blackwood, and Alan accepts a bet to spend a night in his castle
Style: gothic horror, serious, gothic, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: vampire, ghost, haunted house, murder, castle, supernatural romance, woman in danger, survival, sexual relations, dangerous attraction, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the late 18th century, two newlyweds move into the stately mansion of husband Charles Fengriffen. The bride, Catherine, falls victim to a curse placed by a wronged servant on the Fengriffen family and all its descendants.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, curse, haunted house, woman in danger, haunted by the past, danger, family in danger, afterlife, gory, vampire, mysterious character ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: england, europe
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25%
Empire of Passion (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Japan, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man has an affair with an older woman. He is very jealous of her husband and decides that they should kill him. One night, after the husband had plenty of sake to drink and was in bed, they strangle him and dump his body down a well. To ...
Style: sexual, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: ghost, infidelity, village, murder, dishonesty, couples, love and romance, crime gone awry, crimes, couple relations, fall in love, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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24%
Haunted Forest (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: The Indian descendent Sean comes to a forest with his friends Josh and Flipp trying to find the track to a mysterious cursed tree and a secret burial ground.
Style: scary, atmospheric, slasher, serious, tense ...
Plot: ghost, curse, supernatural, vengeance, missing person, curses spells and rituals, gory, danger, crimes, deadly, escapades, legends and myths ...
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24%
Curse III: Blood Sacrifice (1991)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, South Africa
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In 1950s Africa, a tribal magician calls up a demon to kill Europeans.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, offbeat
Plot: pregnancy, rivalry, escapades, supernatural ability, ocean, danger, deadly, vengeance, showbiz, village life, village, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: africa, east africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Taste the Blood of Dracula (1970)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three elderly distinguished gentlemen are searching for some excitement in their boring borgoueis lives and gets in contact with one of count Dracula's servants. In a nightly ceremony they restore the count back to life. The three men killed ...
Style: gothic, tense, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: vampire, resurrection, dracula, murder, undead, ceremony, vengeance, dangerous attraction, master and servant, danger, curses spells and rituals, occult ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Blood Beast Terror (1968)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Scotland Yard Detective (Peter Cushing) must investigate a series of murders perpetrated by a giant blood-sucking moth that can take human form.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, serious, scary ...
Plot: investigation, mad scientist, moth, village, parents and children, village life, who done it, experiment gone awry, plague, terrorism, master and servant, danger ...
Time: victorian, victorian era, 19th century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Slaughterhouse Massacre (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Follow the story of several attractive teenagers as they try to have a fun time in a slaughter house after dark...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, crimes, ghost, youth, psychopath, gory, uncover truth, murder, serial killer, supernatural, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: dallas texas, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Sightings: Heartland Ghost (2002)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The crew of a reality-TV show about the paranormal visits a small Kansas town to investigate a house that may be haunted.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, mind bending
Plot: haunted house, ghost, haunted by the past, afterlife, investigation, mystery, deadly, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, curses spells and rituals, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kansas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
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To Die For (1988)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: L.A. real estate agent Kate Wooten gets a new lease on life when she learns that her new client, a mysterious and handsome man named Vlad, is looking for a house isolated in the Hollywood Hills where he wants to live and doesn't want to be ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, psychotronic
Plot: murder, vampire, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong violent content, profanity, signal, collision, gory, palaces castles and temples, love triangle, fall in love, terrorism ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Bunnyman Massacre (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Joe and Bunnyman's adventure continue in a rural ghost town. Bunnyman's blood lust knows no bounds, as he slaughters indiscriminately anything that crosses his path. Joe is all too happy to encourage his behavior, selling the dead victims ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: ghost, psychopath, investigation, crimes, countryside, deadly, masked killer, store, siblings relations, forest, chainsaw, school bus
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Beyond the Door II (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A couple is terrorized in their new house haunted by the vengeful ghost of the woman's former husband who possesses her young son.
Style: atmospheric, mind bending, suspenseful, serious, surreal ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, child in peril, mysterious character, losing-it hero, vengeance, haunted by the past, parents and children, danger, supernatural, family relations, addiction ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%