Movies like Murder by Phone

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Murder by Phone (1982)
 5.6
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Murder by Phone (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A disgruntled phone company employee develops a device whereby those answering a phone can be murdered, and it's up to Nat Bridger to stop the killer.
Plot: telephone, murder, revenge, maniac, murderer, student, friendship, violence, investigation, blonde, death, train, science, photographer, tragedy, teenage girl, taxi, friendship between men, lie, taxi driver, elevator, good versus evil, boy, mirror, clock ...

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Most similar movies to Murder by Phone

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, psychotronic, scary and suspense films with plots about telephone call, violence, murder, blood, night, death and telephone mostly in Thriller, Horror and Mystery genres. Some movies like Murder by Phone: Out of the Body (1989), Food of the Gods II (1989), Doomwatch (1972), Scanners (1981), Mommy (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Out of the Body (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An invisible force is killing women in Sydney and stealing their eyes.
Style: tragic ending
Plot: serial killer, demonic possession, screaming man, book, parking a car, opening a door, sex scene, mirror, ex husband ex wife relationship, handbag, riding a bicycle, apology ...
Place: sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Food of the Gods II (1989)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A growth hormone experiment gets out of hand, when the the resulting giant man-eating rats escape, reaking havoc on the unsuspecting campus. Much blood-letting follows.
Style: cult film, psychotronic, surprise ending
Plot: rat, child murders an adult, giant monster, genetic engineering, death, telephone, police, mallet, man with glasses, animal testing, police car, cigarette smoking ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 5.5
 833
Doomwatch (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The waters surrounding an island become contaminated by chemical dumping, and people who eat fish caught in those waters become deformed and violent.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, scary, mind bending ...
Plot: island, contamination, escapades, supernatural, mystery, deadly, danger, heroes, gory, environmentalism, mutant, social relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.8
 48K
Scanners (1981)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Darryl Revok is the most powerful of all the scanners, and is the head of the underground scanner movement for world domination. Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their ...
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, intense, scary ...
Plot: telekinesis, mind control, violence, scientist, world domination, murder, mind reading, supernatural ability, misfit, social misfits, conspiracy, investigation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 4.8
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Mommy (1995)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Patty McCormack's "Mommy" is psychotically obsessed with her 12-year-old daughter Jessica Ann -- so much so that when she finds out Jessica didn't get the "Student of the Year" award again, she solves the problem by ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic, psychotronic
Plot: obsession, murder, psychopath, slasher, serial killer, investigation, who done it, parents and children, family life, law enforcement, mystery, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
High Desert Kill (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Like every year, Jim, Ray, Brad and Paul leave the town for a week to go hunting in the woods. But this year everything is different: There's not a single animal to be found, the whole forest has fallen quiet. Two female campers they meet have ...
Style: psychotronic, twists and turns
Plot: dead woman, waking up, friendship between men, tragedy, disappearance, experiment, plot twist, camping trip, murder, punched in the face, euphemism, killing an animal ...
Place: new mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 5.8
 1K
Thirst (1979)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The descendant of Elizabeth Bathory is abducted by a cult of self-proclaimed supermen who achieve this state of superiority by drinking from the "blood cows" (read: people) kept at the "dairy farm", and they try to get her to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, offbeat, scary ...
Plot: kidnapping, vampire, cult, occult, nurse, blood, brainwashing, swimming pool, violence, gory, religions or cults, woman in danger ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 6.6
 4K
Pin (1988)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A doctor has a lifelike, anatomically-correct medical dummy, with muscles and organs visible through its clear skin, named Pin (after Pinocchio). Via ventriloquism, Pin explains bodily functions in a way kids can relate to. When the over-strict ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: mental illness, murder, mind game, doll, police, birthday, ventriloquism, blood, doctor, dysfunctional family, car accident, siblings relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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 5.5
 193
Mr Wrong (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Meg moves out of her parents' home and buys a beautiful old Jaguar in a bid for independence. She begins to get strange feelings about the car. It seems to have a presence beyond the usual "personality" attributed to eccentric old ...
Style: feminist film
Plot: ghost, murder victim, car keys, driving at night, bus, opening a door, storm, crime victim, red rose, telephone, old woman, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: new zealand
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 768
The Pyx (1973)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A detective investigating the death of a heroin-addicted prostitute uncovers evidence pointing to the existence of a murderous devil cult.
Style: mind bending, scary, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, cult, death, life is a bitch, deadly, supernatural ability, crime, gays and lesbians, investigation, mystery, gory, religions or cults ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, montreal quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.0
 285
Deadly Force (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Stoney Cooper, a former Los Angeles police officer, is at a low point in his life. Kicked off the force because of his anti-authority attitude, he now ekes out a living as a freelancer in New York. All this changes when the daughter of an old friend ...
Plot: violence, serial killer, coroner, murder, murder investigation, taxi driver, police officer, bare breasts, sexual euphemism, hostage, handshake, visit ...
Place: los angeles, california, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Zodiac Killer (1971)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The San Francisco area is beset by a series of seemingly random murders without motive or pattern. The police are taunted by phone calls and letters. Could the maniac be the violent, truck driver, or the seemingly mild-mannered mailman, or even a ...
Style: cult film, based on true events
Plot: murder, violence, zodiac, serial killer, psychotic, skirt, masked killer, mystery killer, teenage girl, shot to death, campfire, taxi ...
Place: california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.3
 188
Alien Valley (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The story of a reality T.V. crew of paranormal researchers who journey to Colorado's San Luis Valley in order to investigate the unexplained phenomena of cattle mutilations. Over the course of their three day investigation they find much more ...
Style: psychotronic, dark, suspenseful, captivating, exciting
Plot: fear, danger, obscurity, mysterious event, violence, murder, death, investigation, group of friends, friend, found footage, fright ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 10K
Terror Train (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A masked killer targets six college kids responsible for a prank gone wrong three years earlier and who are currently throwing a large New Year's Eve costume party aboard a moving train.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, college, masked killer, psychopath, train, slasher, party, prank, stalking, revenge, uninvited guest, youth ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
To All a Goodnight (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's Christmas break at the Calvin Finishing School for Girls, and the students are planning a big party while the president of the school is away. A group of boys show up and the fun begins, until mysterious killer starts bumping off couples ...
Style: christmas horror, suspense, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: revenge, santa claus, slasher, murder, christmas, maniac, murder mystery, police detective, teenager, falling from height, school, teenage girl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Quiet, withdrawn 13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives peacefully in her home in a New England beach town. Whenever the prying landlady inquires after Rynn's father, she politely claims that he's in the city on business. But when the ...
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, suspense, contemplative ...
Plot: orphan, teenage girl, secret, poisoning, friendship, murder, father, halloween, killer child, human nature, life is a bitch, introspection ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: maine
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Home Sweet Home (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young married couple comes home from a date night to discover that they are imprisoned in their own house with a methodical killer inside.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, bleak
Plot: home invasion, masked killer, murder, serial killer, psychopath, slasher, danger, sadism, violence against women, violence, violence against a woman, death ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.1
 10K
The Prowler (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A masked killer, wearing World War II U.S. Army fatigues, stalks a small New Jersey town bent on reliving a 35-year-old double murder by focusing on a group of college kids holding an annual Spring Dance.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: slasher, murder, serial killer, soldier, world war two, small town, vengeance, homecoming, youth, love affair, college, prom ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1945, year 1944 ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 6.9
 4K
The Psychic (1977)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman with psychic powers has a vision of a murder that took place in a house owned by her husband.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, a vision, psychopath, woman in danger, danger, deadly, investigation, supernatural ability, ghost, mystery, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, italy, virginia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.1
 217
Body Harm (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A schoolteacher (John Waters) becomes obsessed with the idea that his wife (Joy Bell) did not die in a car accident, as everyone else thinks.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns, psychotronic
Plot: serial killer, obsession, missing person, law enforcement, journalism, crimes, crime, deadly, bloody face, drinking alcohol, serial murder, handbag ...
Time: 80s
Place: sydney australia, australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.0
 11K
Alligator (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A baby alligator is flushed down a Chicago toilet and survives by eating discarded lab rats, injected with growth hormones. The now gigantic animal, escapes the city sewers, and goes on a rampage, pursued by a cop and a big-game hunter.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychotronic, stylized, witty ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alligator, beast, mutation, animal horror, scientist, hunter, reptile, toxic, sewer, danger, urban legend, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Happy Birthday to Me (1981)
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, psychological, twist ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, school, college, gory, vengeance, deadly, danger, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: usa, virginia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: scary, suspenseful, disturbing, surprise ending, gothic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, axe, violence, obsession, slasher, gory, danger, deadly, teenage life, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, italy, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Piranha (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When flesh-eating piranhas are accidently released into a summer resort's rivers, the guests become their next meal.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: piranha, resort, summer camp, deadly creature, survival, danger, rescue, race against time, experiment, dangerous animal, deadly, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Visiting Hours (1982)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A slasher finds the hospital where a TV newswoman is recovering from his attack.
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: stalking, hospital, slasher, serial killer, psychopath, danger, murder, woman in danger, journalism, crimes, investigation, psycho ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Phoenix Forgotten (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 20 years after three teenagers disappeared in the wake of mysterious lights appearing above Phoenix, Arizona, unseen footage from that night has been discovered, chronicling the final hours of their fateful expedition.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, dark, scary ...
Plot: ufo, found footage, desperation, alien, fear, friendship, dark secret, secret, investigation, missing person, tragedy, danger ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1997
Place: arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 4K
Body Parts (1991)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A criminal psychologist loses his arm in a car crash, and becomes one of three patients to have their missing limbs replaced by those belonging to an executed serial killer. One of them dies violently, and disturbing occurrences start happening to ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, death row, murder, mind game, vengeance, transplant, supernatural, danger, serial killer, car accident, slasher, body horror ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 60K
Urban Legend (1998)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: There's a campus killer on the loose who's making urban legends, like the one about eating pop rocks and soda at the same time will make your stomach explode and the one about a psycho with an axe stepping into the backseat of your car at ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, twist ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: slasher, serial killer, urban legend, college, murder, death, strangulation, serial murder, gory, deadly, hanging, axe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Black Christmas (1974)
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: psycho film, christmas horror, scary, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, slasher, serial killer, murder, incest, psychopath, abortion, suicide attempt, pianist, attic, serial murder, telephone call ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 4.9
 1K
Deadly Eyes (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Corn grain contaminated with steroids produces large rats the size of small dogs who begin feeding on the residents of Toronto. Paul, a college basketball coach, teams up with Kelly, a local health inspector, to uncover the source of the mysterious ...
Style: suspense, rough, tense, bleak
Plot: rat, mutant, subway, professor, animal attack, city, chemical, blood, gore, bowling, bowling alley, baby ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%