Movies like The Cat o' Nine Tails

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The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
 6.7
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The Cat o' Nine Tails (1971)
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, rough, serious, stylized, realistic, suspense, scary, social realism ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, blind man, mystery, gory, mind game, stalking, car chase, perversion, amateur detective, partners against crime, whodunit, chase, cons and scams, crimes, crime, danger, deadly, mysterious character, witnessing a crime, journalism, violence, good versus evil, murder, anchor ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: europe, italy, rome italy

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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, scary, suspenseful and realistic films with plots about murder, crimes, deadly, psychopath, serial killer, blood and gore mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like The Cat o' Nine Tails: Deep Red (1975), Opera (1987), A Bay of Blood (1971), Shadow (1982), Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)
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, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, voyeurism, investigation, cult, maniac, mind game, stalking, mystery, danger, mystery killer, transsexual ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.7
 27K
Deep Red (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 127 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: gothic, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, pianist, serial killer, psychopath, stalking, danger, family in danger, investigation, psychic, reporter, mysterious character, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, australia, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.1
 12K
Opera (1987)
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, serious, scary, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, killer, gory, cult, knife murder, psychopath, mysterious character, obsession, whodunit, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Bay of Blood (1971)
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, surprise ending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, violence, slasher, obsession, gory, danger, deadly, teenage life, revenge, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: italy, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 7.2
 18K
Shadow (1982)
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, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, chase, gory, writer's life, mystery, axe, mysterious character, obsession, crime, investigation, whodunit ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, rhode island, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Black Belly of the Tarantula (1971)
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: light, rough, serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: slasher, tarantula, knife, jacket, wasp, victim, stalker, hat, spa, escape, lust, punishment ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Blood and Black Lace (1964)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Monaco, West Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Inspector Sylvester is assigned to investigate the violent murder of a fashion house model Isabella, by a masked assailant. As the investigation proceeds all of the house’s various sins, including corruption, abortions, blackmail and drug ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, blackmail, murder, model, whodunit, masked killer, woman in danger, psychopath, investigation, danger, strangulation, slasher ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Stendhal Syndrome (1996)
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: brutal, surreal, psychological, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: rapist, serial killer, art, policewoman, murder, killer, sexual abuse, sadistic psychopath, mental illness, gory, mind game, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, italy, florence, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Card Player (2004)
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: suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, slasher, investigation, police investigation, master criminal, police, crime, mind game, psychopath, track down, murder, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Case of the Scorpion's Tail (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Case of the Scorpion's Tail begins with the mysterious death of a millionaire and spirals into the murder of his suddenly rich wife, which draws the attention of a dogged investigator, who follows a trail of blood to the bitter end.
Style: suspense, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, murder, mask, blackmail, desperation, paranoia, secret, violence, millionaire, hotel, passion, danger ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, greece, england, london, athens greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberto, a drummer in a rock band, keeps receiving weird phone calls and being followed by a mysterious man. One night he manages to catch up with his persecutor and tries to get him to talk but in the ensuing struggle he accidentally stabs him. He ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, realistic, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, claustrophobia, drummer, blackmail, decapitation, photographer, stalking, obsession, murder, psychopath, mistaken identity ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The New York Ripper (1982)
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: suspenseful, disturbing, scary, harsh, sexual ...
Plot: serial killer, violence, human monster, slasher, murder, mysterious character, prostitute, amateur detective, investigation, mind game, mystery, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Fifth Cord (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Luigi Bazzoni (Le Orme) directed this outstanding giallo thriller starring Franco Nero as a hard-drinking newspaperman who gets involved in a string of brutal murders.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, reporter, psycho, sexual obsession, investigation, stalking, drugs/alcohol, mystery, amateur detective, protagonist as suspect, whodunit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Bodies Presented Traces of Carnal Violence (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A series of sex murders shock a college campus, and four beautiful young girlfriends head for the safety of an isolated country villa. But as they succumb to their own erotic desires, their weekend of pleasure becomes a vacation to dismember at the ...
Style: twists and turns, rough, suspenseful, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mystery killer, murder, masked killer, college, stalking, perversion, countryside, investigation, woman in danger, gory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972
Place: rome italy, southern italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Don't Torture a Duckling (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A reporter and a promiscuous young woman try to solve a series of child killings in a remote southern Italian town that's rife with superstition and distrust of outsiders.
Style: serious, twists and turns, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, village, church, child murder, orphan, psycho killer, violence, prison, reporter, police ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe, southern italy, milan italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
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: atmospheric, surreal, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, school, serial killer, revenge, slasher, doctor, chimpanzee, maniac, sleepwalking, gory, boarding school life ...
Time: 80s, twentieth century, year 1985, 20th century
Place: europe, switzerland, munich germany, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
What Have You Done to Solange? (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After several coeds are murdered at a college, a professor (Fabio Testi) who is involved with a student becomes a suspect, along with several other male and female teachers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, college, secret, murder, mystery, gory, high school, crimes, girls' boarding school, lover, deadly, clergy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Blade in the Dark (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A killer stalks a composer staying at a posh Tuscany villa while writing the score to a horror film which has an incriminating clue to the killer's identity.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, stalker, secret, killer, slasher, voyeurism, stalking, psychopath, mystery killer, knife murder, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: tuscany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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 6.4
 3K
Blood Brides (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A madman haunted by the ghost of his ex-wife carves a corpse-laden trail.
Style: suspenseful, surreal, psychological, scary, psycho film ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, psychopath, murder, gory, woman in danger, crimes, deadly, whodunit, homicidal maniac, serial murder, criminal ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Case of the Bloody Iris (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Beautiful young model Jennifer Lansbury and her goofy friend Marilyn Ricci move into a swanky high-rise apartment after the previous tenant gets brutally murdered. Pretty soon Jennifer is being stalked by the mysterious killer. Probable suspects ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, scary, realistic ...
Plot: lesbian, architect, murder, psychopath, slasher, stalking, voyeurism, mysterious character, mystery, serial killer, gory, whodunit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Who Saw Her Die? (1972)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Monaco
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young girl is brutally murdered somewhere in France. Sometime later, the same thing happens to the daughter of a well-known sculptor. This time the parents (the sculptor and his wife) start investigating, and soon find they are in way over their ...
Style: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary ...
Plot: slasher, obsession, murder, psychopath, crime, gory, amateur detective, femme fatale, mystery, whodunit, mysterious character, serial killer ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, italy, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Poughkeepsie Tapes (2007)
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, macabre, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, torture, found footage, investigation, murder, violence, sadism, masked man, mysterious man, missing person, riddles and clues, criminal psychologist ...
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 7K
Pieces (1982)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A frustrated Boston detective searches for the maniac responsible for mutilating a number of university coeds.
Style: disturbing, rough, scary, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, murder, university, mystery killer, slasher, perversity, killer, psychopath, danger, stalking, chainsaw, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 5.9
 999
Autopsy (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pathology med student and a priest team up to investigate a wave of suicides blamed on sun spots and discover a number of them to be actual murders.
Style: serious, rough, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, priest, student, danger, serial killer, investigation, slasher killer, gory, mystery, crimes, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The French Sex Murders (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The plot involves the murder of a prostitute in a Paris brothel (run by early 60's sex symbol Anita Ekberg). It's blamed on a jealous client, but the lead detective ("Bogey")suspects otherwise. And when the murders continue after ...
Style: serious, sexual, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, danger, prostitute, investigation, gory, slasher, sexual relations, crime, who done it, psychopath, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.3
 6K
Sleepless (2001)
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: police detective, serial killer, murder, prostitute, insomnia, gory, crime, mystery, psycho killer, whodunit, police investigation, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 104K
Friday the 13th (1980)
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: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, sadistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, murder, camp, serial killer, revenge, maniac, teenager, fear, lake, gory, danger, axe ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1950s, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dressed to Kill (1980)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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, clever, sexual, tense, psychological ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, violence, psychiatrist, manipulation, guilt, shower, prostitute, extramarital affair, desire, subway, nightmare ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The House of the Laughing Windows (1976)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Stefano, a young restorer is commissioned to save a fresco representing the suffering of St. Sebastiano. The fresco painter was Legnani, and the fresco is his last work. Legnani apparently was mentally disturbed. He was used to paint people close to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, scary, surreal ...
Plot: transvestism, murder, small town, investigation, obsession, village, whodunit, crimes, amateur detective, mystery, mentally unstable, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Alice Sweet Alice (1976)
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, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, psychopathic killer, gory, psychopath, mystery killer, creep, investigation, mystery, single parent, church service ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1961
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%