Movies like The Cat o' Nine Tails

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The Cat o' Nine Tails
Original name: Il gatto a nove code
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter and a blind retired journalist try to solve a series of murders. The crimes are connected to experiments by a pharmaceutical company in secret research. The two end up becoming targets of the killer.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, stylized, suspense, rough, serious, tense, realistic, dark ...
Plot: mystery, serial killer, gory, investigation, chase, violence, murder, crime, blindness, insanity, splatter, blood, storytelling, amateur detective, stylish, paranoia, slasher, twists & turns, obsession, murder mystery, brutality, violent, partners against crime, male nudity, sexualized violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy
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Deep Red
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Italy
126 min.
 7.7
Shadow
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Italy
101 min.
 7.2
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Most similar movies to The Cat o' Nine Tails

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary and suspense films with plots about murder, crimes, serial killer, violence, police investigation, brutality and deadly mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like The Cat o' Nine Tails: Opera (1987), Shadow (1982), Deep Red (1975), The Stendhal Syndrome (1996), Sisters (1972). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Italy, the American writer Sam Dalmas witnesses an attempt of murder of the owner of an art gallery, a couple of days before his foreseen return to the United States of America. He decides to stay with his girlfriend Julia and help the police in ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, psychological, twist ending ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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 7.1
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Opera
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young opperata is stalked by a deranged fan bent on killing the people associated with her to claim her for himself.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, cult, slasher, murder, obsession, vengeance, supernatural, brutality, opera, violence, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s
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System:   87%
    User:   77%
 
 7.2
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Shadow
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An American writer in Rome is stalked by a serial killer bent on harassing him while killing all people associated with his work on his latest book.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, mystery, murder, investigation, obsession, crime, chase, slasher, death, blood, book ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy, rhode island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   72%
 
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Deep Red
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 126 min.
Story: A musician witnesses the murder of a famous psychic, and then teams up with a fiesty reporter to find the killer while evading attempts on their lives by the unseen killer bent on keeping a dark secret buried.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, stylized, tense, surreal ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, australia, lebanon, rome italy
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System:   83%
    User:   95%
 
The Stendhal Syndrome
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young policewoman slowly goes insane while tracking down an elusive serial rapist/killer through Italy when she herself becomes a victim of the brutal man's obsession.
Style: surreal, psychological, suspenseful, stylized, brutal ...
Plot: serial killer, art, gory, murder, sexual abuse, brutality, obsession, vengeance, memory loss, violence, insanity, rape ...
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System:   78%
    User:   88%
 
 7.0
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Sisters
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Inquisitive journalist Grace Collier is horrified when she witnesses her neighbor, fashion model Danielle Breton, violently murder a man. Panicking, she calls the police. But when the detective arrives at the scene and finds nothing amiss, Grace is ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: murder, mystery, insanity, twins, private detective, model, sisters, police investigation, voyeurism, hospital, obsession, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, tokyo, quebec
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Dario Argento's Phenomena
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, gory, school, supernatural, revenge, investigation, vengeance, psychopath, chase, murder mystery, boarding school ...
Time: 80s, twentieth century, 20th century, year 1985
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    User:   50%
 
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A Bay of Blood
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An elderly heiress is killed by her husband who wants control of her fortunes. What ensues is an all-out murder spree as relatives and friends attempt to reduce the inheritance playing field, complicated by some teenagers who decide to camp out in a ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, scary, dark, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, gory, violence, gore, obsession, brutality, death, blood, psychopath, resort ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: tokyo, europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   47%
 
Alice Sweet Alice
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Alice is a withdrawn 12-year-old who lives with her mother and her younger sister, Karen, who gets most of the attention from her mother, leaving Alice out of the spotlight. But when Karen is found brutally murdered in a church, suspicions start to ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, disturbing, atmospheric, psychological ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, gory, murder, investigation, mystery, brutality, catholicism, insanity, blood, death, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   45%
 
The New York Ripper
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.
Style: sexual, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, erotic ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, violence, slasher, murder, brutality, gore, blood, vengeance, torture, splatter, pornography ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
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See No Evil
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In the English countryside, Sarah Rexton (Mia Farrow), recently blinded in a horse riding accident, moves in with her uncle's family and gallantly adjusts to her new condition, unaware that a killer stalks them.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, disability, mystery, investigation, slasher, blindness, amateur detective, murder mystery, voyeurism, pornography, twists & turns ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   50%
 
Black Christmas
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sorority house is terrorized by a stranger who makes frightening phone calls and then murders the sorority sisters during Christmas break.
Style: suspenseful, scary, psychological, disturbing, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, gory, cult, murder, christmas, obsession, holiday, violence, police investigation, mental illness, halloween ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
The Card Player
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Policewoman Anna Mari is forced to play a dangerous game with the title serial killer. If she loses, she witnesses the maniac's tortured victims having their throats cut in explicit close-up detail via webcam. She teams up with British cop John ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, master criminal, crime, investigation, mystery, mind game, track down, murder, police, vengeance, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   39%
 
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Thesis
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While doing a thesis about violence, √Āngela finds a snuff video where a girl is tortured until death. Soon she discovers that the girl was a former student in her faculty...
Style: suspenseful, tense, disturbing, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, violence, mystery, investigation, serial killer, torture, hospital, strong sexual content, violent, psychology, twists & turns, obsession ...
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System:   40%
    User:   44%
 
The Midnight Meat Train
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The photographer Leon lives with his girlfriend and waitress Maya waiting for a chance to get in the photo business. When Maya contacts their friend Jurgis, he schedules a meeting for Leon with the successful owner of arts gallery Susan Hoff; she ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, psychological, serious, bloody ...
Plot: serial killer, gory, gore, blood, photographer, violence, cannibalism, murder, monster, obsession, splatter, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   39%
    User:   41%
 
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From Hell
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Frederick Abberline is an opium-huffing inspector from Scotland Yard who falls for one of Jack the Ripper's prostitute targets in this Hughes brothers adaption of a graphic novel that posits the Ripper's true identity.
Style: gothic, stylized, atmospheric, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, mystery, gory, police investigation, crime, murder, prostitution, insanity, corruption, conspiracy, violence, revenge ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 20th century, victorian era, 1880s
Place: london, england, scotland, europe, buckingham palace ...
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System:   38%
    User:   36%
 
Eyes of Laura Mars
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A famous fashion photographer develops a disturbing ability to see through the eyes of a killer.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, disturbing, atmospheric, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mystery, gory, police investigation, photographer, supernatural, murder mystery, murder, violence, fashion, chase, disco ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   32%
 
Dressed to Kill
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A mysterious, tall, blonde woman, wearing sunglasses murders one of a psychiatrist's patients, and now she's after the prostitute who witnessed it.
Style: suspenseful, sexual, clever, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence, psychiatrist, manipulation, gory, guilt, crime, voyeurism, obsession, sex, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   33%
 
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Sleepless
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An elderly and retired police detective and a young amateur sleuth team up to find a serial killer whom has resumed a killing spree in Turin, Italy after a 17-year hiatus.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, crime, gory, police detective, murder, mystery, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, prostitute, amateur detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   34%
    User:   31%
 
The Poughkeepsie Tapes
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: When hundreds of videotapes showing torture, murder and dismemberment are found in an abandoned house, they reveal a serial killer's decade-long reign of terror and become the most disturbing collection of evidence homicide detectives have ever ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crime, torture, murder, investigation, violence, brutality, slasher, kidnapping, fbi, bdsm, pornography ...
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
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System:   33%
    User:   38%
 
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The Canal
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, sex, cheating, murder, infidelity, violence, adultery, ghost, police investigation, psychology, ghosts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   32%
 
Happy Birthday to Me
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Virginia is proud that she belongs to a clique. The best students at a private school. But before her 18th birthday, a grueling set of murders take place and her friends are the ones who are falling prey. Could it be her? She suffers from blackouts ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, gory, serial killer, murder, mystery, vengeance, splatter, violence, gore, blood, revenge, master criminal ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   37%
 
Murder by Decree
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Sherlock Holmes is drawn into the case of Jack the Ripper who is killing prostitutes in London's East End. Assisted by Dr. Watson, and using information provided by a renowned psychic, Robert Lees, Holmes finds that the murders may have its ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mystery, serial killer, murder, crime, conspiracy, private detective, police investigation, investigation, murder mystery, secrets, stylish, corruption ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1930s, victorian era, 1880s ...
Place: england, london, europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   28%
 
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Manhunter
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: FBI Agent Will Graham, who retired after catching Hannibal Lecktor, returns to duty to engage in a risky cat-and-mouse game with Lecktor to capture a new killer.
Style: suspenseful, stylized, tense, suspense, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, crime, murder, neo noir, psychopath, violence, insanity, brutality, fbi, gunfight, stylish ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: washington d.c., florida, st. louis missouri
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System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
Black Belly of the Tarantula
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inspector Tellini investigates serial crimes where victims are paralyzed while having their bellies ripped open with a sharp knife.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Plot: slasher, crime, gory, sexual abuse, mystery, voyeurism, tarantula, psychopath, woman in danger, serial killer, wasp, jacket ...
Time: 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   35%
 
 7.6
 340K
Saw
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Obsessed with teaching his victims the value of life, a deranged, sadistic serial killer abducts the morally wayward. Once captured, they must face impossible choices in a horrific game of survival. The victims must fight to win their lives back, or ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: torture, survival, serial killer, gory, mind game, insanity, violence, slasher, murder, game of death, brutality, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   29%
 
Burnt Offerings
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A couple and their 12-year-old son move into a giant house for the summer. Things start acting strange almost immediately. It seems that every time some gets hurt on the grounds the beat-up house seems to repair itself.
Style: atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, psychological, serious ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, murder, obsession, ghost, blood, death, losing-it hero, mystery, demons, supernatural ability, ghosts ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   31%
    User:   26%
 
 7.0
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The Other
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chilling and eerie, this supernatural tale of good versus evil coils around twin brothers living with their grandmother in a sleepy rural area during the summer of 1935. After his grandmother encourages Niles to develop what seem to be psychic ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, scary, tense ...
Plot: mystery, murder, mental illness, death, twins, psychology, supernatural, splatter, unlikely criminals, visceral, blood, siblings relations ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: connecticut, europe, holland, usa, new jersey ...
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System:   31%
    User:   29%
 

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Friday the 13th
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, camp, murder, cult, gory, revenge, teenager, blood, brutality, violence, death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 1950s
Place: usa, new jersey
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System:   31%
    User:   33%
 
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Angel Heart
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered, by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre, to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself as Harry Angel goes on a supernatural ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, mystery, investigation, gory, amnesia, blood, murder, devil, supernatural, voodoo, identity, neo noir ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1955, 1950s
Place: new orleans, new york, usa, southern usa, manhattan new york city ...
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System:   29%
    User:   24%
 
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