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Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
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Murders in the Rue Morgue (1971)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story involves a series of murders in Charron's performing company, murders caused by various members getting doused with vitriolic acid. Turns out all the people killed have a common denominator in their past, one which has recently re-surfaced, and is out for their blood. Will the past be uncovered before it kills again? What awful secret has came back to haunt the living?
Style: scary, psychological, tense, atmospheric, mind bending, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: murder, serial killer, investigation, theater, prostitute, psychopath, hypnosis, whodunit, buried alive, decapitation, police investigator, haunted house, crimes, vengeance, supernatural, crime, mystery, mad scientist, danger, estate, gory, deadly, woman in danger, beast, phantom ...
Time: 19th century
Place: france, paris france, england, europe

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Most similar movies to Murders in the Rue Morgue

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspenseful, serious, scary and psychological films with plots about murder, crimes, serial killer, deadly, mystery, danger and psychopath mostly in Mystery, Thriller and Horror genres. Some movies like Murders in the Rue Morgue: Scream and Scream Again (1970), Four Flies on Grey Velvet (1971), Maniac (1963), Dark Places (1974), The Cure (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Scream and Scream Again (1970)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A serial killer, who drains his victims for blood is on the loose in London, the Police follow him to a house owned by an eccentric scientist.
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: mad scientist, danger, deadly creature, supernatural, hospital, mystery, investigation, scientific experiment, slasher, serial killer, chase, pursuit ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: atmospheric, psychological, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, haunted by the past, obsession, murder, mistaken identity, nudity (full frontal - brief), laser, psychopath, stalking, investigation, private detective, drummer ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, rome italy, germany, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Maniac (1963)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The rape of his teenage daughter instigated a violent, maniacal retribution on the perpetrator for which Georges was incarcerated in an asylum for the insane. When a stranger enters a quiet, country town and is seduced by a sensuous married woman he ...
Style: psychological thriller, british noir, psychotronic
Plot: blowtorch, painter, proto-slasher, unhappy marriage, 15 year old, crying woman, manipulation, french countryside, rich woman, unfaithful wife, overheard conversation, barmaid ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 5.7
 575
Dark Places (1974)
Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A scheming couple plot to conceal a hidden cache of stolen money from its rightful owner. The only problem is that the house they plan to hide it in is haunted.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, murder, supernatural, ghost, danger, mystery, deadly, curses spells and rituals, mentally unstable, estate, hospital, hidden treasure ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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 7.4
 11K
The Cure (1997)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A wave of gruesome murders is sweeping Tokyo. The only connection is a bloody X carved into the neck of each of the victims. In each case, the murderer is found near the victim and remembers nothing of the crime. Detective Takabe and psychologist ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, scary, enigmatic ...
Plot: investigation, serial killer, murder, hypnosis, hallucination, mind control, amnesia, police detective, psychosis, stranger, interrogation, mystery ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, okinawa japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.7
 7K
StageFright (1987)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A troupe of struggling stage actors is rehearsing for a small-town production of a play. Everything seems to be as it should until one of the cast members turns up dead. In a panic, the others try to get out, only to find they are now locked in the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, intense, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, serial killer, play, theater, slasher, gory, investigation, mysterious character, crimes, woman in danger, track down ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
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Jack's Back (1988)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young doctor is suspected when a series of Jack the Ripper copycat killings is committed. However, when the doctor himself is murdered, his identical twin brother claims to have seen visions of the true killer.
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder of a prostitute, psychopath, murder, woman in danger, serial killer, prostitute, slasher, police investigation, scalpel, hypnosis, twins, mystery ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
Close Your Eyes (2002)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: While treating a policewoman for smoking, hypnotherapist Michael Strother has a telepathic vision of a young girl floating beneath the surface of a stream. The escaped victim of a ritualistic serial killer, the girl has become mute, and Michael is ...
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: hypnosis, mystery, serial killer, mind game, police investigation, psychopath, missing person, woman in danger, curses spells and rituals, manipulation, murder, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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Blue Eyes of the Broken Doll (1974)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-convict, troubled by dreams that he strangles women, is hired as the caretaker on an estate owned by three very strange sisters. Soon after his arrival, a serial killer begins slaughtering blonde, blue-eyed women - and leaving their eyeballs ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, psychopath, danger, sadism, violence, rapist, psycho killer, ex convict, masked killer, hypnosis ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.0
 15K
Opera (1987)
Genre: Crime, 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, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, psychopath, killer, slasher, knife murder, obsession, gory, supernatural, cult, rivalry, assassination attempt ...
Time: 80s, year 1986
Place: europe, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.3
 4K
Madhouse (1974)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horror movie star returns to his famous role after years in a mental institution. But the character seems to be committing murders independent of his will.
Style: scary, semi serious, suspenseful, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: slasher, movie star, murder, serial killer, rivalry, crimes, artists and showbiz, mystery, deadly, mind game, filmmaking, psychopath ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 5K
Like Minds (2006)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A forensic psychologist must determine if a minor should be charged with murder.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense
Plot: serial killer, mind game, investigation, murder, who done it, mysterious character, danger, psychopath, teenage life, youth, school, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The French Sex Murders (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, West Germany, France
Duration: 91 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: stylized, suspenseful, sexual, serious, realistic ...
Plot: psychopath, murder, investigation, danger, serial killer, prostitute, decapitation, eiffel tower paris, french giallo, wrongfully committed, vengeance, sexual relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
The Murders in the Rue Morgue (1986)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Horror
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, rivalry, retirement, serial killer, mad scientist, deadly, danger, police investigation, crimes, crime, golden years, riddles and clues ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 19th century
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
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, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, school, investigation, serial killer, boarding school life, sleepwalking, disfigurement, supernatural, chimpanzee, doctor, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, twentieth century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 7.6
 32K
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: psychological, gothic, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: family in danger, murder, psychopath, danger, serial killer, mental illness, mind game, haunted by the past, intrigue, crimes, mysterious character, manic ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, australia, lebanon
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.8
 19K
Suspect Zero (2004)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A killer is on the loose, and an FBI agent sifts through clues and learns that the bloodthirsty felon's victims of choice are other serial killers.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, vigilantism, police investigation, law enforcement, crimes, crime, deadly, investigation, profiler, obsession, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, arizona, dallas texas, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.9
 2K
The Sight (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The American successful architect Michael Lewis travels to London with his partner and friend, the builder Jake, to refurbish an old hotel. Michael is having successive nightmares, and once in London, he realizes that twenty-one spirits are trying ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: ghost, serial killer, hotel, architect, haunted by the past, deadly, supernatural, who done it, afterlife, murder, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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Blood Brides (1970)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A madman haunted by the ghost of his ex-wife carves a corpse-laden trail.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, surreal, scary, suspense ...
Plot: slasher, serial killer, murder, psychopath, woman in danger, gory, crimes, deadly, family life, fashion, homicidal maniac, serial murder ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: europe, paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.0
 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, scary, mind bending ...
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 ⇓
49%
The Crimson Rivers (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two French policemen, one investigating a grisly murder at a remote mountain college, the other working on the desecration of a young girl's grave by skinheads, are brought together by the clues from their respective cases. Soon after they ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, crime, mountain, police investigation, police detective, crimes, faked death, secret, corpse, ritual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, alps, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Berserk (1967)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Monica Rivers, is the owner and ringmaster of a traveling circus and who'll stop at nothing to draw bigger audiences. When a series of mysterious murders begins to occur and some of her performers die gruesomely, her profits soar. She hires ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, mind bending, scary, realistic ...
Plot: circus, murder, serial killer, investigation, danger, mysterious character, crime, mind game, performer's life, artists and showbiz, mystery, deadly ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.1
 612
Alone (2002)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Experience the fear as you're sucked into the disturbed mind of Alex. Tormented by harrowing voices of the past Alex searches for the one girl who can silence the horror of a tortured soul. As the quest becomes darker and more sinister ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police detective, woman in danger, danger, mystery, crimes, mentally unstable, psychopath, deadly, stalking, law enforcement, sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Curtains (1983)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Six young actresses auditioning for a movie role at a remote mansion are targeted by a mysterious masked murderer.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: murder, stalking, slasher, violence, mental institution, psychopath, serial killer, maniac, crimes, deadly, danger, supernatural ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Hellraiser: Inferno (2000)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A shady police detective becomes embroiled in a strange world of murder, sadism and madness after being assigned a murder investigation against a madman known only as "The Engineer".
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, tense, scary ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, police detective, chase, good versus evil, police investigation, psychopath, deadly, supernatural, race against time, crimes, danger ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.8
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From Hell (2001)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
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, tense, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, jack the ripper, who done it, crimes, graphic violence, a vision, psychic, police investigation, police detective, life is a bitch, freemason, prostitute ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1880s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, ireland, east end london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Bedroom Window (1987)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Terry Lambert is sleeping with Sylvia, the wife of his boss. One night, while in Terry's apartment, Sylvia witnesses a man assault a young woman, Denise, on the road below. Not wanting to reveal her affair with Terry, she keeps quiet. Terry ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: rapist, false accusation, legal, investigation, serial killer, infidelity, police investigation, murder, mind game, danger, femme fatale, obsession ...
Time: 80s
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
A Lizard in a Woman's Skin (1971)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young woman is accused of murdering her debauched neighbor after dreaming it. Was she set up, or did she really do it?
Style: cult film, realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: lesbian lover, murder, orgy, chase, investigation, infidelity, rape, lsd, nightmare, gays and lesbians, mystery, police investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 21K
Shadow (1982)
Genre: Crime, 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, psychological, scary ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, chase, writers, stalking, woman in danger, axe, psychopath, american abroad, writer's life, mystery, investigation ...
Time: 80s, year 1981
Place: rome italy, europe, italy, new york state, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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, journalism, danger, psychopath, gory, curses spells and rituals, investigation, amateur detective ...
Time: 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%