Movies like Malevolence

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Malevolence (2004)
 5.1
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Malevolence (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's ten years after the kidnapping of Martin Bristol. Taken from a backyard swing at his home at the age of six, he is forced to witness unspeakable crimes of a deranged madman. For years, Martin's whereabouts have remained a mystery...until now.
Style: slasher, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, serial killer, psychopath, abandoned house, heist, woman in danger, deadly, confined, violence spree, on the run, criminal heroes, gory, kidnapping, bank, old dark house, crimes, village, hostages, crime, village life, danger, campaign, chases and races, master criminal, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 80s, year 1989, 1990s, year 1999

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, suspenseful, rough and scary films with plots about deadly, crimes, psychopath, danger, serial killer, murder and gory mostly in Horror, Thriller and Crime genres. Some movies like Malevolence: Bereavement (2010), P2 (2007), Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008), The Great American Snuff Film (2004), Trackman (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Bereavement (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In 1989, six year old Martin Bristoll was kidnapped from his backyard swing in Minersville Pennsylvania. Graham Sutter, a psychotic recluse, kept Martin imprisoned on his derelict pig farm, forcing him to witness and participate in unspeakable ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: kidnapping, missing child, psychopath, deadly, crimes, danger, confined, hostage, child in peril, woman in danger, isolation, evil man ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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 5.9
 33K
P2 (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Angela, a corporate climber, gets stuck working late on Christmas Eve and finds herself the target of an unhinged security guard. With no help in sight, the woman must overcome physical and psychological challenges to survive.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: psychopath, obsession, woman in danger, stalking, kidnapping, torment, escape attempt, danger, confinement indoors, survival, security guard, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Joy Ride 2: Dead Ahead (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: While driving to Las Vegas for the bachelor party of her sister Melissa and her fiance Bobby, Kayla stops the car in the gas station to meet her date, Nik, a guy she met on the internet. Nik convinces her to take a secondary road under the protest ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, road movie, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: truck driver, chase, vengeance, psychopath, gory, prank, mind game, serial killer, woman in danger, murder, fear, desert ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Great American Snuff Film (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two pretty young women are abducted to be the featured stars of a snuff film produced by a couple low-life goons. The ladies are bound, gagged, tortured, burned with cigarettes and forced to dig their own graves.
Style: bleak, slasher, rough, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: torture, deadly, serial killer, crimes, danger, gory, murder, law enforcement, voyeurism, woman in danger, police detective, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 4.1
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Trackman (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A perfect bank heist turns deadly when the robbers and their hostages flee to the abandoned underground subway station where they encounter the Trackman, a deformed madman that prowls the darkness.
Style: slasher, tense, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: psychopath, confined, gory, isolation, heist, deadly, supernatural, serial killer, crimes, danger, criminal heroes, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Cellar Door (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Having developed an uncontrollable obsession with the beautiful young Rudy (Michelle Tomlinson), crazed serial killer Herman (James DuMont) kidnaps her and locks her in a cage in his basement. The only way for Rudy to survive this nightmare is to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, slasher, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: isolation, psychopath, confined, mind game, woman in danger, captivity, survival, obsession, danger, crimes, rivalry, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Hills Run Red (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A group of young horror fans go searching for a film that mysteriously vanished years ago but instead find that the demented killer from the movie is real, and he's thrilled to meet fans who will die gruesomely for his art.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: masked killer, psychopath, serial killer, gory, obsessive quest, father daughter incest, violence spree, danger, obsession, wilderness, isolation, legends and myths ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 123K
The Strangers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After returning from a wedding reception, a couple staying in an isolated vacation house receive a knock on the door in the mid-hours of the night. What ensues is a violent invasion by three strangers, their faces hidden behind masks. The couple ...
Style: slasher, scary, psychological thriller, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: home invasion, survival, hostage, serial killer, hostages, murder, confined, cat and mouse, violence, mysterious character, bag over head, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2005
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 4.6
 23K
Captivity (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The sought-after images of top model, Jennifer, adorn magazine covers and billboards worldwide. When alone at a charity event, she is abducted and incarcerated in a cell with another prisoner. When their captor subjects the two to torture, and ...
Style: scary, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: kidnapping, stalking, torture, psychopath, escape, danger, isolation, crimes, confined, mind game, deadly, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Living & Dying (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four desperate bank robbers are forced to abandon their lucrative heist plans and become the reluctant heroes when two of their hostages turn out to be psychotic killers who won't stop until everyone in the bank has been ruthlessly slaughtered. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, deadly, heist, criminal heroes, law enforcement, on the run, crimes, kidnapping, disorder, hitman, tough heroes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, disturbing, scary, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, violence spree, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, mind game, danger, deadly, stalking, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Town That Dreaded Sundown (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Texas Ranger hunts for a hooded serial killer terrorizing the residents of a small town, set in 1946 Arkansas. Loosely based on a true story.
Style: slasher, realistic, rough, scary, serious ...
Plot: mystery killer, serial killer, stalking, unknown killer, psychopath, murder, police investigation, human monster, danger, mind game, vengeance, sadistic psychopath ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, post world war two, year 1946
Place: arkansas, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.8
 753
Sacrifice (2000)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A convicted bank robber breaks free as he is being transported to prison after learning that his daughter has been killed by a serial killer. Determined to find her killer, he joins with a female cop who is working the case. He quickly discovers ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, murder, manhunt, investigation, master criminal, mind game, gory, track down, deadly, law enforcement, danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, rough, psychological, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, gory, deadly, criminal heroes, danger, crimes, buddies, tragic hero, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Nite Tales: The Movie (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Actors: Flavor Flav, Dante Basco, Chico Benymon, Andrea Bogart, James Ferris
Style: slasher, suspenseful, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, heist, murder, crimes, college, legends and myths, deadly, storm, danger, violence, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Curse of the Zodiac (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Genre guru Ulli Lommel (THE BOOGEYMAN, BTK KILLER) directs this horror film about the infamous Zodiac killer. Though decades have passed since the multiple murderer held the state of California hostage with fear, the mystery of his identity has ...
Style: psychological, scary, serious, suspenseful, psychological thriller
Plot: murder, serial killer, law enforcement, police investigation, woman in danger, investigation, mind game, gory, psychopath, curses spells and rituals, danger, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.4
 61K
The Collector (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Style: slasher, scary, brutal, macabre, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, trap, serial killer, home invasion, gory, torture, deathtrap, held captive, homicidal maniac, masked man, hostage, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Nature of the Beast (1995)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two men, both hiding a deadly secret, are on a murderous rampage through the desert.
Style: psychological, rough, serious, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, desert, police investigation, mind game, mystery, crimes, on the run, dishonesty, deadly, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.8
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Saw V (2008)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Detective Hoffman is seemingly the last person alive to carry on the Jigsaw legacy. But when his secret is threatened, he must go on the hunt to eliminate all the loose ends.
Style: rough, twist ending, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: serial killer, mind game, game of death, deathtrap, psychopath, trap, escape attempt, race against time, deadly, survival horror, blood splatter, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.6
 912
Brutal (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a small town, a serial killer mutilates the bodies of his victims and leaves a flower on the corpses. The sheriff and his wife/deputy investigate the murders while trying to keep from alarming the citizens. They team up with an autistic hound dog ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: psychopath, mystery, prodigy, gory, love affair, serial killer, law enforcement, mentally challenged, danger, deadly, small town life, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Sanctimony (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A handsome, brilliant stock trader, bored with his existence, becomes a serial killer.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, realistic, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, manhunt, who done it, crimes, witnessing a crime, protagonist as suspect, mystery, danger, master criminal, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.5
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Friday the 13th (2009)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Ignoring the warnings of the locals, a group of teenage camp counselors takes on the job of reopening Camp Crystal Lake — on Friday the 13th no less, and raise the ire of Jason Voorhees, a masked, homicidal maniac.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: psychopath, masked killer, in the woods, serial murder, death, danger, torture, serial killer, murder, slasher killer, human monster, gory ...
Time: contemporary, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.9
 27K
Valentine (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five friends are stalked and murdered by a masked assailant while preparing for Valentine's Day.
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: woman in danger, serial killer, mystery killer, valentine's day, murder, psychopath, danger, gory, school, violence against women, success, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Do You Wanna Know a Secret? (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a night out on the town turns into a nightmare, six young college students must fight for their lives as a killer hunts them down.
Style: slasher, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, spring break, vengeance, woman in danger, gory, youth, stalking, deadly, crimes, danger, murder, mystery killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.5
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Nine Dead (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Communication is the key to the survival for nine strangers who have been kidnapped by a masked gunman and told that one of them will die every ten minutes until they discover how they are all connected. Who of the nine lives and who dies?
Style: surprise ending, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: confined, kidnapping, danger, captivity, riddles and clues, survival, deadly, crimes, gory, crime, abduction, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.6
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Cyrus (2010)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A small independent news crew investigates a series of unexplained disappearances in a small Midwestern county. They find themselves interviewing a man who possesses an all too intimate knowledge of the details of "The County Line ...
Style: psychological, rough, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, tv reporter, investigation, psychopath, mystery, crimes, journalism, danger, gory, small town, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: slasher, serious, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, obsession, woman in danger, psychopath, crimes, deadly, gory, violence spree, human nature, crime, male female relationship
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, summer camp, murder, violence spree, danger, deadly, crimes, who done it, woman in danger, supernatural, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 3K
Scar (2007)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Joan Burrows returns to her hometown for her niece's graduation, only to be confronted by the serial killer she thought she offed years ago -- after he kidnapped and tormented her and her best friend.
Style: slasher, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, violence spree, homecoming, haunted by the past, serial killer, psychopath, gory, woman in danger, who done it, deadly, crimes, serial murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning (2006)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Chrissie and her friends set out on a road trip for a final fling before one is shipped off to Vietnam. Along the way, bikers harass the foursome and cause an accident that throws Chrissie from the vehicle. The lawman who arrives on the scene kills ...
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, suspenseful, mad ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, violence, cruelty, cannibalism, torture, murder, cannibal, gory, severed foot, sadism, slasher killer ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%