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The Hand (1981)
 5.5
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The Hand (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jon Lansdale is a comic book artist who loses his right hand in a car accident. The hand was not found at the scene of the accident, but it soon returns by itself to follow Jon around, and murder those who anger him.
Style: psychological, slasher, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, scary, psychotronic, macabre, unusual plot structure, bad ending ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, vengeance, brutality, hallucination, midlife crisis, family in danger, rivalry, accident, insanity, supernatural power, husband wife relationship, catastrophe, werewolf, ghost, killer, demon, revenge, doctors, devil, psychology, supernatural, violence, art ...
Time: 80s
Place: california

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Most similar movies to The Hand

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and slasher films with plots about murder, deadly, crimes, serial killer, psychopath, vengeance and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Drama genres. Some movies like The Hand: The Last Horror Movie (2003), The Fan (1981), When a Stranger Calls (1979), Craig (2008), Bloody Murder (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, found footage, obsession, dark humor, psychopath, insanity, murder, mind game, split personality, vengeance, woman in danger, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.7
 2K
The Fan (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A record store clerk is an obsessed fan of an actress of stage and screen (Lauren Bacall). However when his letters are rejected, the fan strikes out at the actresses friends, then at her.
Style: slasher, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: obsession, murder, stalking, actress, stalker, price of fame, maniac, woman in danger, obsessed fan, actor's life, secretary, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
When a Stranger Calls (1979)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A psychopathic killer terrorizes a babysitter, then returns seven years later to menace her again.
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: obsession, serial killer, stalker, stalking, private detective, murder, psychopath, vengeance, urban legend, home invasion, police investigation, nanny ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
 3.4
 304
Craig (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: CRAIG is a lonely, somewhat awkward, young man trying to recover from losing his parents in a big fire. Besides a friend from childhood, in one go he looses everyone he cares about. The friend, Cliff, isn't of much use either. He has his own ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, cult, psychopath, crimes, vengeance, mental illness, split personality, obsession, rivalry, suburbs, suburban life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Bloody Murder (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Julie McConnell is one of a dozen camp counselors working to re-open a summer camp when a series of murders and disappearances begin commited by a hockey masked killer who may be the urban legend killer Trevor Moorehouse. When Julie looks into the ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, confined, vengeance, teenage life, survival, rivalry, mind game, crimes, summer camp, murderer ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 4.9
 3K
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, valentine's day, psychopath, stalking, child murders a child, woman in danger, vengeance, decapitation, physical exam, violence ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
Nobody Loves Alice (2008)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Nobody Loves Alice is about Alice, a sad and lonely woman who always dreamed of finding the right person to be with...
Style: slasher, serious, rough, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: rivalry, crimes, couples, vengeance, infidelity, obsession, woman kills a man, violence, murder, female psychopath, loneliness, female killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 6.0
 3K
The Ugly (1997)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A female psychologist wants to understand the minds of a confessed serial killer who spent the last five years in a mental hospital because of his state.
Style: slasher, psychological, suspenseful, scary, twist ending ...
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, murder, psychologist, psychoanalysis, mind game, mysterious character, investigation, haunted by the past, doctors and patients, hospital, psychopath ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 5.0
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Strangeland (1998)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pierced and tattooed sadist, Captain Howdy, trolls the Internet for naive teens, luring them to his home to torture and defile them. When Howdy kidnaps and tortures the daughter of police Detective Mike Gage, he is caught. Deemed insane, he is ...
Style: psychological, rough, slasher, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: goth, serial killer, kidnapping, psychopath, vengeance, maniac, police detective, mental institution, crimes, woman in danger, computers and web, bondage ...
Time: 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
The Driller Killer (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An artist slowly goes insane while struggling to pay his bills, work on his paintings, and care for his two female roommates, which leads him taking to the streets of New York after dark and randomly killing derelicts with a power drill.
Style: slasher, scary, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, painting, punk rock, homelessness, homeless man, hallucination, stalking, social misfits, life is a bitch, vengeance ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Bundy: An American Icon (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bundy, starring Corin Nemec in the title role and co-starring Kane Hodder, details the dark psyche and previously unexplored motivations of the man who became known as one of the most notorious serial killers to leave behind a legacy of evil.
Style: serious, slasher, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, obsession, psychopath, woman in danger, violence spree, human nature, male female relationship, deadly, gory
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.2
 20K
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: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, protagonist as suspect, crimes, mind game, frame up, dishonesty, police detective, riddles and clues, investigation, friend ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
 6.9
 3K
Sweeney Todd (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A BBC adaptation of the Victorian "penny dreadful" tale of 18th century "demon barber" Sweeney Todd, of Fleet Street, who cuts the throats of unsuspecting clients in his London shop.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, enigmatic, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, cannibalism, obsession, vengeance, dark hero, violent, haunted by the past, murder, crimes, murderous pair, murder mystery, prison ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, victorian era
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 2.6
 176
Blood Prism (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A successful art gallery coordinator, living a double life as a serial killer, preys on the hopeless as she attempts to find meaning behind the voices she hears. When she believes she is falling in love with a depressed comic book artist; she ...
Style: slasher, suspense, psychotronic, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, serial murder, mystery, obsession, killing spree, death, chase, characters killed one by one, female protagonist, vengeance, violence, maniac ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Bloody Murder 2: Closing Camp (2003)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Trevor Moorhouse returns! Coming to Placid Pines is difficult for Tracy, who's brother, Jason, was one of Trevor's victims near the end of the original. When Tracy's nightmares begin to come true as one by one the counselors are ...
Style: slasher, scary, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, summer camp, psychopath, murder, violence spree, crimes, who done it, woman in danger, youth, rivalry, siblings relations, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 4.2
 574
XII (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man found guilty of a crime against a minor is released from prison and returns to get revenge on the jury who sent him there.
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vengeance, psychopath, crimes, strong violent content, serial killer, masked killer, murder, violence, chase, escaped prisoner, comeback, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six years ago, Michael Myers terrorized the town of Haddonfield, Illinois. He and his niece, Jamie Lloyd, have disappeared. Jamie was kidnapped by a bunch of evil druids who protect Michael Myers. And now, six years later, Jamie has escaped after ...
Style: slasher, macabre, scary, suspenseful, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, murder, masked killer, psychopath, torture, hospital, violence, death, supernatural, obsession, vengeance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Amityville: It's About Time (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When an old clock arrives at home as a gift, strange things begin to happen. The family that proudly assigned a privileged place to the clock in the living room, is unaware that this thing is a link to an old and evil house...
Style: scary, bloody, suspense, psychological, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, vengeance, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, brother sister incest, demonic possession, parents and children, murder, supernatural ability, suburbs ...
Time: 90s, year 1992, 20th century
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 4.5
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Knife Edge (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, obsession, couples, psychopath, uncover truth, crimes, stalking, mind game, estate, murder, secret past, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 4.2
 1K
Living Death (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Torture is the ultimate seduction when Victor, a powerful and dangerous millionaire, discovers that his beautiful wife Elizabeth (Kristy Swanson) is having a steamy affair with his best friend. And when the lovers' risky plan to get rid of him ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Plot: torture chamber, psychopath, vengeance, obsession, crime gone awry, betrayal, supernatural, uncover truth, family problems, murder, crumbling marriage, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An idyllic summer turns into a nightmare of unspeakable terror for yet another group of naive counselors. Ignoring Camp Crystal Lake's bloody legacy, one by one they fall victim to the maniacal Jason who stalks them at every turn.
Style: slasher, scary, sexy, suspenseful, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, friday the thirteenth, masked killer, lake, murder, psychopath, summer camp, torture, killing spree, summer, camp, forest ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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, scary, psychological, rough, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, police investigation, crimes, violence, brutality, psycho, vengeance, runaway, catastrophe, sexualized violence, violent ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.5
 21K
Santa Sangre (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Italy
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A young man is confined in a mental hospital. Through a flashback we see that he was traumatized as a child, when he and his family were circus performers: he saw his father cut off the arms of his mother, a religious fanatic and leader of the ...
Style: disturbing, surreal, psychedelic, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: surrealism, circus, serial killer, revenge, clown, insanity, murder, sexualized violence, mental illness, killer clown, amusement park, religion ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico city, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Grace Rhodes, who is studying to be a doctor, returns to her hometown as a strange illness is afflicting the local children. The symptoms include a high fever and spasms, but even weirder is what happens the next day: All those with the illness ...
Style: slasher, scary, macabre, twists and turns, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, supernatural, chase, fever, cornfield, killer child, first contact, family, halloween, dreams, violence ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 6.4
 18K
Maniac (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A psychotic man, troubled by his childhood abuse, loose in NYC, kills young women and takes their scalps as trophies. Will he find the perfect woman in photographer Anna, and end his killing spree?
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, splatter, bloody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, sadistic horror, weirdo, extreme violence, maniac, schizophrenic, schizophrenia, torture, murder, killer, sadistic psychopath, strong violent content ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.5
 13K
In Dreams (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban housewife learns that she has psychic connections to a serial killer, and can predict this person's motives through her dreams.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mystery, supernatural, kidnapping, murder mystery, investigation, supernatural ability, woman in danger, haunted by the past, dream, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Lady in a Cage (1964)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman trapped in a home elevator is terrorized by a group of vicious hoodlums.
Style: suspense, tense, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: isolation, home invasion, elevator, violence, serial killer, crimes, murder, kidnapping, brutality, claustrophobia, mad scientist, loneliness ...
Time: 60s
Place: tokyo, los angeles, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
They Shoot Divas, Don't They? (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sloan McBride is an 1980s music star who is trying to hold on to her career. She hires Jenny as her assistant and Jenny seems to be the perfect employee. However, Jenny is actually planning her revenge because she blames Sloan for ruining her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, stalker, murder, vengeance, rise and fall, musician's life, ambition, rivalry, showbiz, mentally unstable, love and romance, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 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: slasher, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological, splatter ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, teenager, psychopath, vengeance, birthday party, school, college, mystery, master criminal, crimes, stalking ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: tokyo, usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Dead of Winter (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A fledgling actress is lured to a remote mansion for a screen-test, soon discovering she is actually a prisoner in the middle of a blackmail plot.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, suspense, slasher ...
Plot: snow, insanity, woman in danger, murder mystery, audition, isolation, winter, psychopath, missing person, crimes, attic, imprisonment ...
Time: 80s
Place: boston, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%